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Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares Stock Forecast, Price & News

$139.59
-1.32 (-0.94 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$139.04
Now: $139.59
$140.90
50-Day Range
$135.41
MA: $139.57
$145.52
52-Week Range
$96.09
Now: $139.59
$156.43
Volume73,995 shs
Average Volume260,531 shs
Market Capitalization$4.39 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.87%
BetaN/A
Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of those companies considered electric, gas, or water utilities, or companies that operate as independent producers and/or distributors of power. The sector includes both nuclear and non-nuclear facilities. The fund attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. 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 Utilities ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:VPU
Inception Date1/26/2004
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan
Phone+1-800-5231036

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI US Investable Market Utilities 25/50 Index
CategorySector
FocusUtilities
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$4.41 billion
Average Daily Volume$229,598.30
Discount/Premium-0.02%

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 MakerLatour Trading
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Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VPU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock was trading at $132.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VPU stock has increased by 5.6% and is now trading at $139.59.
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How often does Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $1.0223 per share on Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $4.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 16th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares's previous quarterly dividend of $0.95.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares investors own include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), The Coca-Cola (KO), Walmart (WMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Chevron (CVX), The Home Depot (HD) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' key executives?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' management team includes the following 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)

What is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock symbol?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VPU."

Who are Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' major shareholders?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.21%), Exchange Traded Concepts LLC (1.75%), Morgan Stanley (1.71%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (1.63%), LPL Financial LLC (1.37%) and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.72%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares stock?

VPU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, TAP Consulting LLC, TIAA FSB, Morgan Stanley, and Sawtooth Solutions LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares stock?

VPU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Beacon Capital Management Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Brookstone Capital Management, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., and Eudaimonia Partners LLC.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares?

Shares of VPU 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock price today?

One share of VPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $139.59.

How big of a company is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares has a market capitalization of $4.39 billion.

What is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' official website?

The official website for Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares is www.vanguard.com.

How can I contact Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' mailing address is P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, 19482, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-800-5231036.

This page was last updated on 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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