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VFH - Vanguard Financials ETF

Stock Price: $85.79 USD -1.74 (-1.99%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $9.98B
NAV $87.46
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio 15.60
Beta (5Y) 1.20
Dividend (ttm) $1.63
Dividend Yield 1.86%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 26, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $85.79
Previous Close $87.53
Change ($) -1.74
Change (%) -1.99%
Day's Open 87.04
Day's Range 85.47 - 87.06
Day's Volume 785,503
52-Week Range 47.55 - 88.03

Fund Description

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 (IMI)/Financials 25/50, an index made up of stocks of large, mid-size, and small U.S. companies within the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). 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
Equity
Sector
Financial Services
Region
North America
Inception Date
Jan 26, 2004
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
VFH
Index Tracked
MSCI US Investable Market Financials 25/50 Index

Top 10 Holdings

41.91% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
JPMorgan ChaseJPM9.98%
Berkshire HathawayBRK.B7.54%
Bank of America BAC6.48%
Wells FargoWFC3.30%
CitigroupC3.26%
BlackRockBLK2.47%
Morgan StanleyMS2.35%
Goldman SachsGS2.30%
Charles SchwabSCHW2.15%
American ExpressAXP2.08%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 26, 2021$0.383Mar 31, 2021
Dec 17, 2020$0.478Dec 22, 2020
Sep 11, 2020$0.356Sep 16, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.41Jun 25, 2020
Mar 10, 2020$0.369Mar 13, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.464Dec 19, 2019
Full Dividend History

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