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

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$172.94 +0.65 (+0.38 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$172.94
Today's Range$171.77 - $173.35
52-Week Range$144.38 - $173.35
Volume174,006 shs
Average Volume182,652 shs
Market Capitalization$7.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.22%
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 IMI/Health Care 25-50 GR USD
CategorySector
FocusHealth Care
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$7.93 billion
Average Daily Volume$163,266.00
Discount/Premium1.36%

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

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, June 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.6299 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $2.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 28th. This is a boost from Vanguard Health Care ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. 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?

News stories about VHT stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Health Care ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.63 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Vanguard Health Care ETF.

Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (2.82%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.60%), Morgan Stanley (2.14%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.09%), Everett Harris & Co. CA (1.03%) and Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. (0.87%).

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 Cue Financial Group Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co., Focused Wealth Management Inc, Quantitative Advantage LLC, Beacon Capital Management Inc., Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. and Private Advisor Group LLC.

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 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Asset Dedication LLC and Jane Street Group LLC.

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 $172.94.

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 (NYSEARCA VHT)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  41 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  84
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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