VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
139.32
+0.97 (+0.70%)
As of 3:00PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close138.35
Open138.49
Bid0.00 x 1200
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range138.55 - 139.40
52 Week Range126.78 - 151.29
Volume131,155
Avg. Volume126,856
Net Assets4.54B
NAV138.89
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.58%
YTD Return-3.63%
Beta (3y)0.54
Expense Ratio (net)0.10%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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    Consumer Staples ETFs Don’t Often Do This

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  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Staples Sector Shows Signs of Potential Rebound

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    Consumer Staples ETFs Could Find Some Relief

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    Why You Should Consider Consumer Staples ETFs

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  • ETF Trends3 months ago

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  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    Time to Nibble at Consumer Staples ETFs?

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    Consumer Staples ETFs Try to Shake Laggard Ways

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