|Bid||0.00 x 1300|
|Ask||0.00 x 1000|
|Day's Range||164.16 - 165.62|
|52 Week Range||142.43 - 169.20|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.20%|
“A clock in a thunderstorm.” That’s how Robert Louis Stevenson described those fortunate, unflappable souls who move through life’s ups and downs at their own pace, without getting rattled by the behavior of others. That picture of equanimity could ...
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