American Century U.S. Quality Value ETF (VALQ)

NYSEARCA: VALQ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.21 (0.42%)
At close: Dec 7, 2023, 1:30 PM
-0.02 (-0.04%)
After-hours: Dec 7, 2023, 4:10 PM EST
Assets $205.44M
Expense Ratio 0.29%
PE Ratio 12.73
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.04
Dividend Yield 2.04%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 21, 2023
Payout Ratio 25.94%
1-Year Return +5.16%
Volume 4,711
Open 51.06
Previous Close 50.90
Day's Range 51.05 - 51.12
52-Week Low 45.46
52-Week High 51.36
Beta n/a
Holdings 227
Inception Date Jan 11, 2018

About VALQ

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The American Century U.S. Quality Value ETF (VALQ) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the American Century U.S. Quality Value index. The fund tracks an index of large- and mid-cap US companies that are selected and weighted based on quality, value, and income characteristics. VALQ was launched on Jan 11, 2018 and is issued by American Century Investments.

Asset Class Equity
Category Large Value
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol VALQ
Index Tracked American Century U.S. Quality Value Index

Top 10 Holdings

22.86% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Gilead Sciences, Inc. GILD 2.73%
Comcast Corporation CMCSA 2.60%
Walmart Inc. WMT 2.56%
Apple Inc. AAPL 2.55%
Cardinal Health, Inc. CAH 2.53%
Kimberly-Clark Corporation KMB 2.44%
McKesson Corporation MCK 2.32%
Akamai Technologies, Inc. AKAM 1.79%
TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL 1.75%
Juniper Networks, Inc. JNPR 1.58%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 21, 2023 $0.1879 Sep 26, 2023
Jun 20, 2023 $0.2537 Jun 23, 2023
Mar 23, 2023 $0.2595 Mar 28, 2023
Dec 15, 2022 $0.3435 Dec 20, 2022
Sep 20, 2022 $0.3594 Sep 23, 2022
Jun 21, 2022 $0.3344 Jun 24, 2022
Full Dividend History


American Century ETFs Cross $25 Billion Mark

American Century's ETF operations hit a key milestone last week, surpassing $25 billion in assets under management across the 36 ETFs it markets under its American Century and Avantis brands. The firm...

6 months ago - ETF Trends

Pairing Factor ETF Strategies to Improve the Investor Experience

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Other symbols: QLVSPHD
6 months ago - ETF Trends

As Earnings Fear Wanes, Stick to Quality Strategies' Focus

Earnings season has surprised so far following a big first quarter for the tech names in the S&P 500 — but that may not last.

Other symbols: QGRO
8 months ago - ETF Trends

Bull vs. Bear: Value Investing Status — “It's Complicated”

Bull vs. Bear is a weekly feature where the VettaFi writers' room takes opposite sides for a debate on controversial stocks, strategies, or market ideas — with plenty of discussion of ETF ideas to pla...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

Update Your Shortlist of Quality ETFs for a Recession

Advisors have all kinds of arrows in their quiver, tuned for whichever scenario their clients are looking at — just starting out, prepping a college fund (or two), or approaching retirement.

Other symbols: QGROQPFF
9 months ago - ETF Trends

American Century's KORP, VALQ Hit 5-Year ETF Mark

Two strategies from American Century Investments just celebrated their fifth birthdays in January, with the pair poised to help investors through a complicated 2023. The five-year ETF mark may not be ...

Other symbols: KORP
10 months ago - ETF Trends

VALQ Offers Quality-Focused Value Approach

The October/November rally and November's softer CPI print may have gotten investors excited at the prospect of a market freed from the specter of a rate hike-induced recession, but caution may be mer...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

VALQ and FLV Can Defend Your Portfolio

After months of declines, things are looking up for stocks. Markets rallied in October, with the S&P 500 closing the month up 8%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 14%, and the Russell 2000 fin...

Other symbols: FLV
1 year ago - ETF Trends

2 VALQ Holdings See Their Stock Prices Surge After Beating Analyst Expectations

Stocks rallied on Thursday after AT&T and IBM posted strong earnings reports, boosting investors' confidence. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 200 points, or 0.7%, during trading on Thursday mo...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Amid High Inflation & Low Returns, Consider a Targeted Approach to Value

U.S. suppliers upped their prices last month after reducing them the previous two months. The Producer Price Index, which gauges the prices that suppliers charge businesses, increased 0.4% in Septembe...

Other symbols: FLV
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Take a Targeted Approach to Value Investing With This ETF

Rising inflation and the Fed's aggressive plan to raise interest rates have taken a lot of the shine off growth stocks this year. Plus, volatility continues to reign supreme.

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Consider This Active ETF as Value Continues to Outperform

Just prior to the pandemic, the growth-fueled bull run made investors forget about value as high-flying technology stocks dominated the capital markets. Now, value is back in a big way, posting its be...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

A Value ETF Showing Its Mettle

As is widely documented, growth stocks are among the most egregious offenders when it comes to 2022 share price declines. Though not perfect, the broader universe of value equities and the related exc...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Value Stock ETFs Advance with Financials Taking Charge

Value stocks and related exchange traded funds stood out Friday on a boost from the banking segment as traders continued to assess the fallout from the Federal Reserve's monetary policy and the Russia...

Other symbols: AVUVFLV
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Valuable ETF Idea as Value Stocks Stand Tall

Value equities and the related exchange traded funds are topping the broader market this year, and some market observers believe that could be the start of something more substantial. That could be go...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

This Value ETF Could Prove Valuable to Investors

Value stocks are showing plenty of mettle this year, and that could compel investors to evaluate exchange traded funds like the the American Century STOXX U.S. Quality Value ETF (NYSEArca: VALQ). Up 3...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

VALQ Vaunted With Quality, Value in Style

The quality and value factors are two favored ideas among market observers, though neither is perfect, as highlighted by recent declines against the backdrop of broader market weakness. Still, the com...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

VALQ: Valid Idea for Current Market Environment

Though not to extreme levels, at least not yet, volatility is making its presence felt in the early stages of 2022. However, some market observers argue that sticking with stocks is the proper course ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Combine Quality and Value With VALQ

It's often said that some value stocks are actually value traps, meaning that those names are cheap for all the wrong reasons. In other words, not all value stocks are shares of quality companies.

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Value ETFs Try to Rebound as Uncertainty Keeps Pressure on Markets

Value stocks and related exchange traded funds led the rebound off Tuesday's session lows as traders waited on the Federal Reserve's policy meeting before committing to any real direction. U.S. benchm...

Other symbols: AVUVFLV
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Investors Should Consider Value ETFs for 2022

As we readjust our investment portfolios for the year ahead, investors should consider value style-oriented exchange traded funds. With the Federal Reserve tapering its accommodative bond-purchasing p...

Other symbols: AVUVFLV
2 years ago - ETF Trends

Value ETFs Gain Momentum After Hawkish Fed Minutes

Value stocks and related exchange traded funds gained momentum on Thursday as minutes from the Federal Reserve revealed a hawkish tone, further fueling the shift away from growth-heavy names and towar...

Other symbols: AVUVFLV
2 years ago - ETF Trends

FDA Gives Go-Ahead for Pfizer's Vaccine for Kids 5–11, Waiting on CDC Approval

This week, vaccine advisors for the FDA voted affirmatively for an emergency approval for the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5–11, a vote of 17-0 with one abstaining, reported CNN. ...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Value ETFs Climb as U.S. Markets Pare Early Losses

Value stocks and related exchange traded funds rallied on Friday to kick off the new quarter, paring early morning losses as investors turned more risk-on. Supporting the improved sentiment, Merck & C...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Investors Are Shifting Over to Value ETFs

As Wall Street is set for a monthly loss and its worst quarter since the COVID-19 pandemic started, value stocks and related exchange traded funds have still held up better than their growth counterpa...

Other symbols: AVUV
2 years ago - ETF Trends