|Bid||0.00 x 1000|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||53.89 - 54.48|
|52 Week Range||51.41 - 58.64|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.96|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.05%|
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