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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

NYSEARCA: VGK · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
68.97 0.35 (0.51%)
Oct 26, 2021 11:31 AM EDT - Market open
Assets$21.40B
NAV$68.72
Expense Ratio0.08%
PE Ratio20.00
Shares Out311.45M
Dividend (ttm)$2.16
Dividend Yield3.14%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 20, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume1,038,572
Open69.02
Previous Close68.62
Day's Range68.93 - 69.06
52-Week Low47.55
52-Week High70.29
Beta0.93
Holdings1323
Inception DateMar 4, 2005

About VGK

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of Europe. The fund employs an indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index. The index is a market-capitalization-weighted index.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorEurope
RegionEurope
IssuerVanguard Group
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolVGK
Index TrackedFTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index

Top 10 Holdings

16.44% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Nestle SANESN.SW2.75%
ASML Holding NVASML.AS2.55%
Roche Holding AGROG.SW2.18%
Novartis AGNOVN.SW1.51%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SEMC.PA1.43%
AstraZeneca PLCAZN.L1.40%
SAP SESAP.DE1.29%
Novo Nordisk A/S Class BNOVO B.CO1.25%
Unilever PLCULVR.L1.12%
Siemens AGSIE.DE0.96%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 20, 2021$0.392Sep 23, 2021
Jun 21, 2021$0.740Jun 24, 2021
Mar 22, 2021$0.2709Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.3779Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.3032Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.3467Jun 25, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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