NYSEARCA:VHT - Vanguard Health Care ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $173.98 +1.63 (+0.95 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$173.98Today's Range$172.51 - $174.1052-Week Range$148.31 - $181.92Volume165,148 shsAverage Volume315,707 shsMarket Capitalization$9.37 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.29%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive VHT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VHT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Health Care ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:VHT Inception Date1/26/2004 Fund ManagerMichelle Louie, Walter Nejman Webwww.vanguard.com 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$7.98 billion Average Daily Volume$300,348.00 Discount/Premium0.09% 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 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 Wednesday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.6256 per share on Tuesday, December 18th. This represents a $2.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Health Care ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. View Vanguard Health Care ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Health Care ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about VHT stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Health Care ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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) 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 investors include Bank of America Corp DE (2.40%), LPL Financial LLC (0.66%), M&T Bank Corp (0.63%), Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. (0.47%), SCS Capital Management LLC (0.40%) and PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.39%). 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 Beacon Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Madison Investment Holdings Inc., M&T Bank Corp, Almanack Investment Partners LLC. and Prudential PLC. 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 Stifel Financial Corp, Alps Advisors Inc., New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc., Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC, CWH Capital Management Inc., MML Investors Services LLC, LPL Financial LLC and Berkeley Capital Partners 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 $173.98. How big of a company is Vanguard Health Care ETF? Vanguard Health Care ETF has a market capitalization of $9.37 billion. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 51 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 52 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 103MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?