VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Mar 26, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 16|
|Day's Range||181.51 - 182.68|
|52-Week Range||138.37 - 182.68|
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index/Consumer Staples 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by seeking to invest all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, in order to hold each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index. The fund is non-diversified.
|Asset Class |
|Inception Date |
Jan 26, 2004
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index
Top 10 Holdings62.46% of assets
|Procter & Gamble||PG||14.09%|
|Mar 26, 2021||$0.96||Mar 31, 2021|
|Dec 17, 2020||$1.572||Dec 22, 2020|
|Sep 11, 2020||$0.871||Sep 16, 2020|
|Jun 22, 2020||$1.289||Jun 25, 2020|
|Mar 10, 2020||$0.618||Mar 13, 2020|
|Dec 16, 2019||$1.062||Dec 19, 2019|
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