NYSEARCA:VUG - Vanguard Growth ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $151.98 +1.25 (+0.83 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$151.98Today's Range$151.08 - $152.0052-Week Range$124.85 - $162.36Volume1.55 million shsAverage Volume1.16 million shsMarket Capitalization$36.95 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield1.18%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$35.16 billion Average Daily Volume$931,940.00 Discount/Premium0.40% 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.5274 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $2.11 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 24th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Growth ETF's previous quarterly dividend of $0.47. View Vanguard Growth ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Growth ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about VUG stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Growth ETF earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. 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 Bank of America Corp DE (13.34%), Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. (7.48%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (1.45%), LPL Financial LLC (1.19%), D.A. Davidson & CO. (0.88%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.61%). Which major investors are selling Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TIAA FSB, Permanens Capital L.P., Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Berkshire Money Management Inc., Global Financial Private Capital LLC, Arrow Investment Advisors LLC, LVW Advisors LLC and LPL Financial LLC. Which major investors are buying Vanguard Growth ETF stock? VUG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C., Bank of America Corp DE, Natixis Advisors L.P., BlackRock Inc., Advisor Group Inc., Campbell Wealth Management, Meritage Portfolio Management and Mackenzie Financial Corp. 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 $151.98. How big of a company is Vanguard Growth ETF? Vanguard Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $36.95 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: 39 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 39 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 78MarketBeat'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 2/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a bull market?