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

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$165.25 -5.42 (-3.18 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 03:47 PM ET)
Previous Close$165.25
Today's Range$164.7373 - $169.56
52-Week Range$148.31 - $181.92
Volume388,678 shs
Average Volume214,518 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.30%
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$7.58 billion
Average Daily Volume$305,320.00
Discount/Premium-3.70%

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 declared 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 1.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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?

News headlines about VHT stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 coverage optimism score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near 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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.38%), Morgan Stanley (2.27%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.25%), Everett Harris & Co. CA (1.00%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.95%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.61%).

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 Jane Street Group LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Beacon Capital Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, IFP Advisors Inc, Focused Wealth Management Inc and Stratos Wealth Partners LTD..

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 Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC and MML Investors Services 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 $165.25.

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:  48 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  48 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  96
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 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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