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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio8.25422373235755
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity2.75%
Return on Assets2.75%
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. Stockholders 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 dividend yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Vanguard Health Care ETF's Dividend History.
Who are some of Vanguard Health Care ETF's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Vanguard Health Care ETF include iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX), PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL), SPDR S&P Retail (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments (OCI), Draper Esprit (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT), Tiziana Life Sciences (TILS), Gresham House (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG), Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR), Legendary Investments (LEG), Mineral & Financial Investments (MAFL), Amedeo Resources (AMED), Henderson Global Trust (HGL) and Ivy ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers Index Fund (EET).
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?
Media coverage about VHT stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Health Care ETF earned a media sentiment score of -0.07 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 44.48 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are Vanguard Health Care ETF's major shareholders?
Vanguard Health Care ETF's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.51%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (1.09%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.06%), Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. (0.91%), M&T Bank Corp (0.85%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.53%). 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 SCS Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Advisor Group Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC and MML Investors Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Allied Investment Advisors LLC, Beacon Capital Management Inc., Blue Granite Capital LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Berkeley Capital Partners LLC, Aevitas Wealth Management Inc. and IFG Advisory 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 $157.97.
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.
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Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Dividend Information
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Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Dividend History by Quarter
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