VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
139.34
-2.39 (-1.69%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close141.73
Open140.85
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range139.00 - 140.85
52 Week Range126.78 - 151.29
Volume238,861
Avg. Volume177,169
Net Assets5.19B
NAV145.23
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.51%
YTD Return1.37%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.31
Expense Ratio (net)0.10%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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    Investor's Business Daily18 days ago

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  • Investor's Business Daily2 months ago

    Best ETFs: 2 Consumer Staples ETFs Outperform In A Weak Stock Market

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  • ETF Trends6 months ago

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    Consumer Staples ETFs Could Find Some Relief

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  • ETF Trends7 months ago

    Why You Should Consider Consumer Staples ETFs

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  • ETF Trends7 months ago

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  • ETF Trends7 months ago

    Time to Nibble at Consumer Staples ETFs?

    The consumer staples sector has been a dud for much of 2018 and those struggles are continuing in recent days. For example, the Consumer Staples Select SPDR (XLP) , the largest ETF tracking the consumer staples sector, is down more than 6% over the past month, extending its year-to-date loss to over 13%. XLP provides “exposure to companies from the food and staples retailing, beverage, food product, tobacco, household product and personal product industries in the U.S.,” according to State Street.

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