VDC - Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF Shares

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
150.36
-0.01 (-0.01%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close150.37
Open150.50
Bid149.63 x 800
Ask153.04 x 800
Day's Range150.00 - 150.67
52 Week Range124.93 - 151.91
Volume89,399
Avg. Volume124,889
Net Assets5.43B
NAV150.35
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.71%
YTD Return15.79%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.60
Expense Ratio (net)0.10%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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