About Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio15.7147368421053
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity6.51%
Return on Assets6.51%
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 Thursday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.4751 per share on Wednesday, December 27th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st. View Vanguard Growth ETF's Dividend History.
Who are some of Vanguard Growth ETF's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Vanguard Growth ETF include iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX), PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL), SPDR S&P Retail (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments (OCI), Draper Esprit (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT), Tiziana Life Sciences (TILS), Gresham House (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG), Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR), Legendary Investments (LEG), Mineral & Financial Investments (MAFL), Amedeo Resources (AMED), Henderson Global Trust (HGL) and ProShares Ultra MSCI Emerging Markets (EET).
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)
Has Vanguard Growth ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about VUG stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Growth ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.57 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are Vanguard Growth ETF's major shareholders?
Vanguard Growth ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Jones Financial Companies Lllp (4.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (2.64%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.23%), TIAA FSB (0.96%), D.A. Davidson & CO. (0.94%) and LPL Financial LLC (0.91%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Growth ETF.
Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Growth ETF stock?
VUG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Zeke Capital Advisors LLC, Jones Financial Companies Lllp, Private Advisor Group LLC and Permanens Capital L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Growth ETF.
Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Growth ETF stock?
VUG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Merit Financial Group LLC, LPL Financial LLC, GFS Private Wealth LLC, PFS Investments Inc., IFG Advisory LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Growth ETF.
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 $149.29.
How big of a company is Vanguard Growth ETF?
Vanguard Growth ETF has a market capitalization of $33.96 billion.
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.
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Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/27/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||16.95% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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