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NYSEARCA:VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF Stock Price, Forecast & News

$159.90
-3.38 (-2.07 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 01:10 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$158.33
Now: $159.90
$163.74
50-Day Range
$139.96
MA: $178.28
$197.23
52-Week Range
$138.11
Now: $159.90
$197.80
Volume587,239 shs
Average Volume369,625 shs
Market Capitalization$8.24 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.48%
BetaN/A
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 Investable Market Healthcare 25/50 Index
CategorySector
FocusHealth Care
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$8.25 billion
Average Daily Volume$579,429.70
Discount/Premium0.26%

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.
CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
Lead Market MakerCantor Fitzgerald

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

How has Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock was trading at $170.83 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VHT shares have decreased by 6.4% and is now trading at $159.90. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 Monday, December 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.7169 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $2.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 16th. View Vanguard Health Care ETF's dividend history.

Has Vanguard Health Care ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VHT stock have trended very negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Health Care ETF earned a news impact score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutVanguard Health Care ETF.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Health Care ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Health Care ETF investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Paypal (PYPL), Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's management team includes the following 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)

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."

Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include UBS Group AG (2.88%), Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. (2.72%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.90%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (1.72%), Everett Harris & Co. CA (1.16%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.74%). 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 Bank of America Corp DE, Banco Santander S.A., Credit Suisse AG, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC, Almanack Investment Partners LLC., UBS Group AG, Relative Value Partners Group LLC, and KCM Investment Advisors LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Vanguard Health Care ETF.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Health Care ETF stock?

VHT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Johanson Financial Advisors Inc., Beacon Capital Management Inc., Madison Asset Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC, Tatro Capital LLC, Essex Private Wealth Management LLC, and Clark Capital Management Group Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $159.90.

How big of a company is Vanguard Health Care ETF?

Vanguard Health Care ETF has a market capitalization of $8.24 billion.  View additional information about Vanguard Health Care ETF.

What is Vanguard Health Care ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Health Care ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

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 (NYSEARCA VHT)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  67 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  135
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.
This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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