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NYSEARCA:VPU

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

$129.07
-1.35 (-1.04 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$128.07
Now: $129.07
$130.36
50-Day Range
$128.27
MA: $136.18
$139.95
52-Week Range
$96.09
Now: $129.07
$150.56
Volume375,702 shs
Average Volume255,194 shs
Market Capitalization$4.12 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.33%
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$4.41 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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$129.07
-1.35 (-1.04 %)
(As of 03/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VPU) Frequently Asked Questions

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How has Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock 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 shares have decreased by 2.4% and is now trading at $129.07.
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Is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares a good dividend stock?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares pays an annual dividend of $4.35 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%.
View Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' dividend history.

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 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).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (3.14%), Morgan Stanley (1.62%), LPL Financial LLC (1.43%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.66%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.58%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.58%).

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 Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Patriot Investment Management Inc., Hamilton Wealth LLC, Morgan Stanley, Truist Financial Corp, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, and Jane Street Group LLC.

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

VPU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Cetera Investment Advisers, Tranquilli Financial Advisor LLC, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC, Curran Financial Partners LLC, and FormulaFolio Investments 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' stock price today?

One share of VPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $129.07.

How much money does Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares make?

Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares has a market capitalization of $4.12 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.

Where are Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares' headquarters?

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

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 3/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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