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.
Fund NameVanguard Health Care ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerMichelle Louie, Walter Nejman
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Health Care 25-50 GR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$7.17 billion
Average Daily Volume$156,685.00
Administrator, Advisor and Custodian
AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianBrown Brothers Harriman & Co.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid 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 1.00%. 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?
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 positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of 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 news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.14 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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 $155.41.
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
Vanguard Health Care ETF pays an annual dividend of $1.97 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.27%. VHT's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/21/2018|
Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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