NYSEARCA:VUG - Vanguard Growth ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $163.43 +0.36 (+0.22 %) (As of 04/26/2019 04:02 AM ET)Previous Close$163.07Today's Range$162.72 - $163.8952-Week Range$124.85 - $163.89Volume992,231 shsAverage Volume916,983 shsMarket Capitalization$40.06 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.13%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional 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 BenchmarkMSCI US Prime Market Growth NR USD CategorySize and Style FocusLarge Cap Development LevelDeveloped Markets RegionNorth America Fund Statistics Assets Under Management$37.72 billion Average Daily Volume$697,922.00 Discount/Premium0.92% ETF Expenses Management Fee0.04% Other Expenses0.01% Total Expenses0.05% Fee Waiver0.00% Net Expenses0.05%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 MakerVirtu Financial 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. Shareholders 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 yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View Vanguard Growth ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Growth ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about VUG stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Growth ETF earned a news sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF saw a decrease in short interest in 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 trading volume of 698,317 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 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 Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Twitter (TWTR), Applied Materials (AMAT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Paypal (PYPL). 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Ellis Investment Partners LLC (2.83%), TIAA FSB (1.41%), INR Advisory Services LLC (0.36%), Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV (0.10%), Sage Financial Group Inc. (0.09%) and Jentner Corp (0.07%). Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA FSB, Nadler Financial Group Inc., PagnatoKarp Partners LLC, MA Private Wealth, Element Pointe Advisors LLC, Highland Capital Management LLC, Kwmg LLC and Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc.. Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ellis Investment Partners LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Lake Street Financial LLC, Truvestments Capital LLC, Financial Services Advisory Inc, INR Advisory Services LLC, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV and Pathway Financial Advisors 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 $163.43. How big of a company is Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $40.06 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. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VUG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is an investor looking for in an SEC filing?