NYSEARCA:VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$158.28 +0.41 (+0.26 %)
(As of 05/20/2018 03:30 PM ET)
Previous Close$158.28
Today's Range$157.46 - $158.56
52-Week Range$138.97 - $171.30
Volume104,100 shs
Average Volume211,741 shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.25%
BetaN/A

About Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

Vanguard Health Care ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the health care sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of two main industry groups. The first group includes companies that manufacture health care equipment and supplies or provide health care related services (such as distributors of health care products, providers of basic health care services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations). The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The Vanguard Group, Inc., through its Quantitative Equity Group, serves as the investment advisor of the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Health Care ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VHT
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerMichelle Louie, Walter Nejman
Phone+1-800-5231036

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Health Care 25-50 GR USD
CategorySector
FocusHealth Care
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$7.17 billion
Average Daily Volume$156,685.00
Discount/Premium0.54%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.08%
Other Expenses0.02%
Total Expenses0.10%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.10%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianBrown Brothers Harriman & Co.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
Lead Market MakerCantor Fitzgerald

Geographic Exposure of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)
Currency Exposure of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)
Sector Exposure of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)
Industry Exposure of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Health Care ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VHT."

How often does Vanguard Health Care ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Health Care ETF?

Vanguard Health Care ETF announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.3882 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 16th. View Vanguard Health Care ETF's Dividend History.

Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustee, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
  • Thomas J. Higgins, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Kathryn J. Hyatt, Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Heidi Stam, Secretary (Age 57)
  • Emerson U. Fullwood, Independent Trustees (Age 69)
  • Rajiv L. Gupta, Independent Trustees (Age 71)
  • Amy Gutmann, Independent Trustees (Age 64)
  • JoAnn H Heisen, Independent Trustees (Age 63)
  • F. Joseph Loughrey, Independent Trustees (Age 69)

Has Vanguard Health Care ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VHT stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Health Care ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 47.29 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include UBS Group AG (2.41%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.08%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.07%), M&T Bank Corp (0.81%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.62%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.61%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Health Care ETF.

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Health Care ETF stock?

VHT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, Focused Wealth Management Inc, Jane Street Group LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., M&T Bank Corp, Royal Bank of Canada, MML Investors Services LLC and Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Health Care ETF.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Health Care ETF stock?

VHT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SCS Capital Management LLC, LPL Financial LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Quantitative Advantage LLC, Planning Directions Inc., NEXT Financial Group Inc, Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp and HL Financial Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Health Care ETF.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF?

Shares of VHT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock price today?

One share of VHT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $158.28.

How big of a company is Vanguard Health Care ETF?

Vanguard Health Care ETF has a market capitalization of $7.40 billion.

How can I contact Vanguard Health Care ETF?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's mailing address is P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, 19482, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-5231036.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  28 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  60
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Health Care ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VHT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VHT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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Dividends

Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Dividend Information

Vanguard Health Care ETF pays an annual dividend of $1.97 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.24%. VHT's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
Most Recent Dividend:3/21/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.97
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/15/2018quarterly$0.38820.96%3/16/20183/19/20183/21/2018
12/13/2017quarterly$0.56671.45%12/14/201712/15/201712/19/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA VHT) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Mounting Evidence of Inflation Firming UpMounting Evidence of Inflation Firming Up
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 4:07 PM
Merck’s 1Q18 Estimates: Revenues Expected to IncreaseMerck’s 1Q18 Estimates: Revenues Expected to Increase
finance.yahoo.com - April 30 at 4:04 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 10:27 AM
How Merck’s Quarterly Revenues Trended in 2017How Merck’s Quarterly Revenues Trended in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 10:05 AM
ETF Month #7: An Ultra Low-Cost Healthcare ETFETF Month #7: An Ultra Low-Cost Healthcare ETF
seekingalpha.com - March 27 at 4:01 PM
Must-Know Developments for Ionis Pharmaceuticals in 2018Must-Know Developments for Ionis Pharmaceuticals in 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:01 PM
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Declares $0.39 Quarterly DividendVanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Declares $0.39 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 6:14 PM
Focused Wealth Management Inc Has $10.24 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Focused Wealth Management Inc Has $10.24 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 2:22 PM
Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Invests $1.01 Million in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Mosaic Family Wealth LLC Invests $1.01 Million in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 8:48 AM
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Stake Lowered by Richard C. Young & CO. LTD.Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Stake Lowered by Richard C. Young & CO. LTD.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:34 PM
Wayne Hummer Investments L.L.C. Has $1.93 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Wayne Hummer Investments L.L.C. Has $1.93 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:13 PM
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Shares Sold by WESCAP Management Group Inc.Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Shares Sold by WESCAP Management Group Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:14 PM
Baird Financial Group Inc. Grows Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Baird Financial Group Inc. Grows Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 4:41 AM
Suntrust Banks Inc. Has $2.94 Million Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Suntrust Banks Inc. Has $2.94 Million Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:47 PM
Aevitas Wealth Management Inc. Takes Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Aevitas Wealth Management Inc. Takes Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 4:04 AM
Institute for Wealth Management LLC. Buys 12,604 Shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Institute for Wealth Management LLC. Buys 12,604 Shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 8:26 AM
Good Life Advisors LLC Has $1.14 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Good Life Advisors LLC Has $1.14 Million Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 4:08 PM
Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC Decreases Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Raab & Moskowitz Asset Management LLC Decreases Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 8:54 AM
Wells Fargo & Company MN Has $74.72 Million Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Wells Fargo & Company MN Has $74.72 Million Holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 2:08 PM
Madison Investment Holdings Inc. Trims Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)Madison Investment Holdings Inc. Trims Position in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 4:02 PM
What’s ahead for Abbott Laboratories’ Medical Device Unit?What’s ahead for Abbott Laboratories’ Medical Device Unit?
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 8:48 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 8:52 AM
What Led to Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals’ Revenue Surge in 2017?What Led to Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals’ Revenue Surge in 2017?
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:47 AM
Insys Has Legal Issues GaloreInsys Has Legal Issues Galore
finance.yahoo.com - January 15 at 8:01 AM
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.57Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.57
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 6:56 PM

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