NYSEARCA:VPU

Vanguard Utilities ETF Stock Forecast, Price & News

$147.12
+1.07 (+0.73 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$146.35
Now: $147.12
$147.66
50-Day Range
$128.27
MA: $137.30
$146.05
52-Week Range
$117.37
Now: $147.12
$147.38
Volume178,176 shs
Average Volume265,898 shs
Market Capitalization$4.86 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.07%
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.

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$4.81 billion
Average Daily Volume$257,646.50
Discount/Premium0.06%

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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$147.12
+1.07 (+0.73 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Frequently Asked Questions

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How has Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock was trading at $132.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VPU stock has increased by 11.3% and is now trading at $147.12.
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Is Vanguard Utilities ETF a good dividend stock?

Vanguard Utilities ETF pays an annual dividend of $4.43 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.07%.
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Who are Vanguard Utilities ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Utilities ETF's 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 other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Utilities ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Utilities ETF 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).

What is Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock symbol?

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

Who are Vanguard Utilities ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (3.19%), NEXT Financial Group Inc (0.08%), Shilanski & Associates Inc. (0.04%), Global Retirement Partners LLC (0.02%), First Financial Corp IN (0.02%) and Rothschild Investment Corp IL (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Utilities ETF stock?

VPU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including N.E.W. Advisory Services LLC, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management, Selective Wealth Management Inc., First Financial Corp IN, AdvisorNet Financial Inc, and Atticus Wealth Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Utilities ETF stock?

VPU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Taylor Cottrill Erickson & Associates Inc., NEXT Financial Group Inc, Global Retirement Partners LLC, Rothschild Investment Corp IL, GPS Wealth Strategies Group LLC, First PREMIER Bank, and Shilanski & Associates Inc..

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF?

Shares of VPU can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock price today?

One share of VPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $147.12.

How much money does Vanguard Utilities ETF make?

Vanguard Utilities ETF has a market capitalization of $4.86 billion.

What is Vanguard Utilities ETF's official website?

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

Where are Vanguard Utilities ETF's headquarters?

Vanguard Utilities ETF is headquartered at P.O. Box 1110, Valley Forge, 19482, United States.

How can I contact Vanguard Utilities ETF?

Vanguard Utilities 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.


This page was last updated on 4/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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