VFH - Vanguard Financials Index Fund ETF Shares

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
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Previous Close68.11
Bid67.98 x 800
Ask67.99 x 1100
Day's Range67.88 - 68.40
52 Week Range55.16 - 72.97
Avg. Volume665,390
Net Assets7.71B
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return15.95%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.11
Expense Ratio (net)0.10%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    3 Financial ETFs for Broad Industry Exposure

    The S&P 500 Financials Sector index is up over 17 percent year-to-date thanks to better-than-expected earnings in the first quarter from banks. “I would go back to XLF, and here’s why,” said Tim Seymour, founder and chief investment officer of Seymour Asset Management, during CNBC’s “Fast Money.” “You have the money center banks, which make up 35% of this ETF, and then you have Berkshire Hathaway, which, frankly, I think you could strip out of there.

  • Banking Earnings Mixed, ETFs Gain Moderately
    Zacks2 months ago

    Banking Earnings Mixed, ETFs Gain Moderately

    Banking earnings have been pretty mixed so far in the first quarter but the related ETFs have gained in the key reporting spell.

  • Forget Rate Woes, Bank ETFs to Stay Strong on Unicorn IPOs
    Zacks2 months ago

    Forget Rate Woes, Bank ETFs to Stay Strong on Unicorn IPOs

    A slight flattening of the yield curve may hurt bank stocks' profitability, but underwriting of several unicorn IPOs should help these financial ETFs.

  • Why Bank ETFs Can Continue to Rise Despite Mixed Q4 Earnings
    Zacks5 months ago

    Why Bank ETFs Can Continue to Rise Despite Mixed Q4 Earnings

    Big U.S. banks are rallying despite having come up with mixed results. Will the rally last?

  • ETF Trends5 months ago

    10 Bank ETFs Investors Can Bank On

    The financial sector and bank ETFs may continue to gain momentum as the better-than-expected fourth quarter results and improving outlook help lift sentiment on this cheap segment of the market. Goldman ...

  • ETF Trends5 months ago

    Can This Leveraged Financial ETF Bank on More Gains in 2019?

    The Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X ETF (NYSEArca: FAS) gained 5.62 percent on Wednesday as banks like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America reported positive earnings in what’s been a sold start to 2019 ...

  • Are Bank ETFs Good Buys Before Earnings Release?
    Zacks5 months ago

    Are Bank ETFs Good Buys Before Earnings Release?

    Earnings beat prospect in Q4 for banks may be bleak, but a steepening yield curve and cheaper valuation could boost bank ETFs in the near term.

  • ETF Trends6 months ago

    Deck the Banks with Boughs of Rate Hikes: Financial ETFs Suffer

    The capital markets were hoping for doves before Christmas, but it was on Dasher, on Prancer and on with more rate hikes by the Fed on Wednesday. As such, financial exchange-traded funds (ETFs) declined on the notion that more rate hikes could hurt business in 2019. Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) fell 1.25 percent, the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) dropped 2.64 percent and the  Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH) shed 1.52 percent.

  • ETF Trends7 months ago

    10 Sector ETFs That Could Stand Out in the New Year

    The U.S. equity rally is beginning to lose steam and investors should not expect markets to maintain their breakneck spurt of yesteryear. Nevertheless, traders may still find value in some battered sectors ...

  • Why Financial ETFs Are Down Despite Decent Bank Earnings
    Zacks8 months ago

    Why Financial ETFs Are Down Despite Decent Bank Earnings

    Here is why financial ETFs have been under pressure of late despite decent earnings releases from big banks.

  • Investopedia8 months ago

    Banking Profits in Financial ETFs

    The "Trump bump" sent financial stocks on a 14-month rally as Wall Street cheered the President's election promises to slash company taxes, reduce regulation and ease strict bank lending rules. The fund invests in financial stocks that make up the top 98% of the U.S. market by capitalization.

  • ETF Trends9 months ago

    Look to Financial ETFs as Borrowing Costs Rise

    Rising borrowing costs are not necessarily a cause for concern as rising interest rates typically go hand in hand with a growing economy, and financial stocks and sector-related exchange traded funds may do especially well in this type of environment. "When yields experience large changes in short periods of time, stocks can struggle to digest the moves," Bernstein's Noah Weisberger said in a note, according to CNBC. "So long as signs continue to point to a growth-driven move in yields, we think that over the medium term, stocks will fare well," Weisberger added.

  • ETF Trends11 months ago

    12 U.S. Sector ETFs to Play in Case of an Escalating Trade War

    If the U.S. is stuck in an escalating trade war, stocks and sector-related ETFs with the highest domestic sales exposure in the U.S. should begin to stand out. “If trade tensions continue to rise and new ...

  • Fintech Startups Grabbed a Larger Share of US Personal Loans
    Market Realist11 months ago

    Fintech Startups Grabbed a Larger Share of US Personal Loans

    According to TransUnion data, US personal loans outstanding grew from ~$71.9 billion a decade ago to ~$120 billion as of March. Personal loans, which aren’t collateralized by an asset, have been availed by ~17 million Americans. Financial technology startup shares like Lending Club, Prosper, and Avant increased from 0.90% in 2010 to 36.2% in 2017. At the same time, bank shares (VFH) (XLF) (IYF) declined from 34.1% to 26.4%.