NYSEARCA:VUG - Vanguard Growth ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $159.34 -1.31 (-0.82 %) (As of 05/20/2019 02:28 AM ET)Previous Close$159.34Today's Range$159.1940 - $161.1052-Week Range$124.85 - $164.57Volume707,271 shsAverage Volume878,627 shsMarket Capitalization$39.19 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.15%BetaN/A ProfileChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies. The Index represents the growth companies of the MSCI US Prime Market 750 Index. The MSCI US Prime Market 750 Index represents the universe of large-capitalization companies in the United States equity market. 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 Fund may invest, to a limited extent, in stock futures and options contracts, warrants, convertible securities and swap agreements. Its investment advisor is Vanguard Quantitative Equity Group. Receive VUG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VUG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Growth ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:VUG Inception Date1/26/2004 Fund ManagerWalter Nejman, Gerard C. O'Reilly Webwww.vanguard.com Phone+1-800-5231036 Fund Focus Asset ClassEquity BenchmarkCRSP U.S. Large Cap Growth Index CategorySize and Style FocusLarge Cap Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$39.20 billion Average Daily Volume$697,853.10 Discount/Premium-0.04% ETF Expenses Management Fee0.03% Other Expenses0.01% Total Expenses0.04% Fee Waiver0.00% Net Expenses0.04%Administrator, Advisor and Custodian AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc. AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc. CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc. Trustee Lead Market Maker Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Vanguard Growth ETF's stock symbol? Vanguard Growth ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "VUG." How often does Vanguard Growth ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 27th. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.432 per share on Tuesday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 28th. View Vanguard Growth ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Growth ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about VUG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Growth ETF earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 606,503 shares, a decrease of 35.9% from the March 29th total of 946,843 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 698,317 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days. View Vanguard Growth ETF's Current Options Chain. What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Growth ETF own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Growth ETF investors own include Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Twitter (TWTR), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Paypal (PYPL), Boeing (BA) and Citigroup (C). Who are Vanguard Growth ETF's key executives? Vanguard Growth ETF's management team includes the folowing people: F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board, 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 Trustee (Age 69)Rajiv L. Gupta, Independent Trustee (Age 71)Amy Gutmann, Independent Trustee (Age 64)JoAnn H Heisen, Independent Trustee (Age 63)Andre F. Perold Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 63) Who are Vanguard Growth ETF's major shareholders? Vanguard Growth ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (7.48%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (4.42%), Jones Financial Companies Lllp (3.58%), Morgan Stanley (3.19%), Ellis Investment Partners LLC (2.83%) and FMR LLC (1.73%). Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assetmark Inc., Natixis Advisors L.P., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., TIAA FSB, FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and HCR Wealth Advisors. Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Permanens Capital L.P., Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., GWM Advisors LLC, SEI Investments Co and Nicolet Advisory Services LLC. How do I buy shares of Vanguard Growth ETF? Shares of VUG 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 Growth ETF's stock price today? One share of VUG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $159.34. How big of a company is Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $39.19 billion. What is Vanguard Growth ETF's official website? The official website for Vanguard Growth ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/. How can I contact Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA VUG)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 42 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 41 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 83MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Growth ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VUG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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