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About Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)
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.
Fund NameVanguard Utilities ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerMichael A. Johnson, Awais Khan
BenchmarkMSCI US IMI/Utilities 25-50 GR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$2.55 billion
Average Daily Volume$169,459.00
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 MakerLatour Trading
Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Frequently Asked Questions
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."
How often does Vanguard Utilities ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Utilities ETF?
Vanguard Utilities ETF announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Monday, March 19th will be given a dividend of $0.8389 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $3.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 16th. View Vanguard Utilities ETF's Dividend History.
Who are Vanguard Utilities ETF's key executives?
Vanguard Utilities 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 Utilities ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about VPU stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Utilities ETF earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 48.11 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Vanguard Utilities ETF's major shareholders?
Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.93%), LPL Financial LLC (0.93%), Dowling & Yahnke LLC (0.51%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.45%), Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.40%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.36%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Utilities ETF.
Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Utilities ETF stock?
VPU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D Orazio & Associates Inc., Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Atria Investments LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, First Allied Advisory Services Inc., Dowling & Yahnke LLC and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Utilities ETF.
Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Utilities ETF stock?
VPU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp, LPL Financial LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, UBS Group AG, Cetera Advisors LLC, Annex Advisory Services LLC, Relative Value Partners Group LLC and Private Advisor Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Utilities ETF.
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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Vanguard Utilities ETF's stock price today?
One share of VPU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $110.33.
How big of a company is Vanguard Utilities ETF?
Vanguard Utilities ETF has a market capitalization of $2.49 billion.
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.
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Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Dividend Information
Vanguard Utilities ETF pays an annual dividend of $3.61 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.27%. VPU's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21.
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Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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