VOO - Vanguard 500 Index Fund

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
241.64
-3.25 (-1.33%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

242.00 +0.45 (0.19%)
After hours: 7:34PM EDT

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Previous Close244.89
Open245.97
Bid241.98 x 1100
Ask242.03 x 3000
Day's Range240.03 - 246.12
52 Week Range216.13 - 263.37
Volume3,233,178
Avg. Volume3,614,527
Net Assets400.63B
NAV241.95
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.84%
YTD Return-0.87%
Beta (3y)1.00
Expense Ratio (net)0.04%
Inception Date2010-09-07
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  • What to Make of Another Uptick in Consumer Expectations
    Market Realist2 hours ago

    What to Make of Another Uptick in Consumer Expectations

    What Do March Leading Indicators Signal for the US Economy? The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (or LEI) has ten constituent indicators, and all but one of these forward-looking indicators are based on expectations. The average consumer expectations for business is not a forward indicator as it is derived using expectations, rather than any economic indicator.

  • How Large Speculator Positions in S&P 500 Moved Last Week
    Market Realistyesterday

    How Large Speculator Positions in S&P 500 Moved Last Week

    The energy sector (XLE) rose 2.6% last week because of the continued surge in oil prices, which will likely remain in focus given that President Trump started tweeting about OPEC and crude prices. The industrial and consumer discretionary sectors rose 2.1% and 1.7%, respectively, while the financial (XLF) sector rebounded by 1.6% due to the increase in bond yields. Large speculators of the S&P 500 Index, which include hedge funds, increased net bullish positions last week.

  • US Job Openings Still Near Highs
    Market Realist6 days ago

    US Job Openings Still Near Highs

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (or BLS) released the “Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey” (or JOLTS) data for February on April 13. The data for this survey is collected by a monthly survey on job openings, the number of new employees hired, the number of employees who have quit, the number of employees asked to leave, and other job separations. The JOLTS report is an indication of the demand for workers in the United States.

  • Large Speculator Positions on the S&P 500 Index Last Week
    Market Realist8 days ago

    Large Speculator Positions on the S&P 500 Index Last Week

    For the week ending April 13, 2018, the S&P 500 Index closed at 2,656.30 and appreciated 2% due to the surge in energy stocks and lower trade war tension. The weak performers in the S&P 500 Index last week were the utilities, real estate, and telecom services. Large speculators of the S&P 500 Index, including hedge funds, trimmed their net bullish positions last week.

  • Forbes9 days ago

    JPMorgan: Earnings Up, Stock Down - A Sign Of Stock Market Weakness?

    JPMorgan's great earnings report produces stock drop, a potential sign of stock market weakness

  • FOMC Members Reviewed the US Financial Situation
    Market Realist11 days ago

    FOMC Members Reviewed the US Financial Situation

    The FOMC staff review indicated that US financial markets have been turbulent since the last meeting, which resulted in increased equity market volatility (VXX) and lower equity (VOO) asset prices. The reason cited for the increased equity market volatility was the surprising uptick in average hourly earnings in the January employment report, which made investors concerned about higher inflation and the interest rate increase. ...

  • Factors that Could Boost the S&P 500 Index in 2018
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Factors that Could Boost the S&P 500 Index in 2018

    The S&P 500 Index (VOO)(SPY) recovered March 26, 2018, and had its biggest rally since August 2015. In its March 16 Earnings Insight report, Factset noted that S&P 500 companies are expected to report earnings and year-over-year revenue growth of 17.0% and 7.2%, respectively, in 1Q18. All 11 S&P sectors are expected to report YoY earnings growth as well as revenue growth. If this expectation of earnings growth materializes, this could mark the highest rate since the 19.5% growth figure last seen in 1Q11.

  • Could China Devalue Its Currency to Counter Tariffs?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Could China Devalue Its Currency to Counter Tariffs?

    Will New Tariffs Push China to React? In its arsenal to counter Trump’s aggressive tariffs, China could resort to the devaluation of its currency (CYB) against the US dollar (UUP) as one of its possibilities. Devaluing its currency (CNY) would partially offset the impact of tariffs, as US consumers would be paying less in US dollars to buy Chinese imports.

  • Investors dumped U.S. stock funds at a historic pace in March
    Yahoo Finance19 days ago

    Investors dumped U.S. stock funds at a historic pace in March

    Investors pulled $40 billion, the largest amount ever, out of U.S. equity funds last month as negative headlines shook confidence in the stock market, data shows,.

  • Forbes20 days ago

    The Trade War Is Here - Prepare For A Bear Market

    China vs U.S. trade war is here, making selling stocks an appropriate investor reaction.

  • How February PCE Inflation Data Could Affect Fed’s Decisions
    Market Realist21 days ago

    How February PCE Inflation Data Could Affect Fed’s Decisions

    Personal consumption expenditure (or PCE), as defined by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (or BEA), is the value of goods and services purchased by, or on the behalf of, people who reside in the United States. PCE inflation (CPI) is the preferred tool of the US Fed when assessing the price levels in the economy, as it reflects the actual increase in prices for consumers. Increasing inflation (VTIP) could give the US Fed enough confidence to continue to increase the Fed funds rate.

  • Are Tougher Days ahead for Global Equities?
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Are Tougher Days ahead for Global Equities?

    The world economy is growing, the U.S. economy is growing, and nothing seems radically out of balance in terms of government policy. A central question that one of our investing themes at VanEck looks to address is, “Do you have strategies in your portfolio that will actually adjust to bear market signals?” After 10 straight years of seeing the market going up, it may be hard to think about anything else, but the time may have come for investors to start positioning themselves for a correction. Global economic growth is expected to continue the momentum it has set in the last few quarters.

  • Where Are the Investment Opportunities?
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Where Are the Investment Opportunities?

    Jan van Eck, CEO, shares his investment outlook. U.S. interest rates are continuing to rise, and Europe looks almost ready to follow suit. As interest rates start to “normalize”, opportunities are opening up in emerging markets and commodities.

  • Investopedia27 days ago

    Top 3 ETFs to Track the S&P 500 as of March 2018

    If you're looking for exposure to the country's largest market caps, these index ETFs are a good place to start.

  • Forbes27 days ago

    Trump's Tariffs Have Stock Market Astride A Knife-Edge - Now What?

    The two alternative (up or down) are clear, but the information for choosing one is not

  • What Drove Consumer Confidence Lower in March?
    Market Realist27 days ago

    What Drove Consumer Confidence Lower in March?

    The Conference Board website explains the consumer confidence index as a barometer of the health of the US economy (VOO) from the perspective of the consumer. President Trump has tweeted about consumer confidence soaring to an 18-year high of 130.8 in February, but the index fell to 127.7 in March, and the February reading has been downgraded to 130.0, according to the latest report released on March 27, 2018. The consumer confidence survey compiles consumers’ perceptions of the current conditions for employment and business conditions and their expectations for the next six months.

  • Forbeslast month

    Trump Crossed Two Red Lines, So Expect Stock Market Recovery

    Trump's actions hurt his base and conservative support, so expect positive adjustments and a better stock market

  • Why the Fed Expects Unemployment to Fall to 3.6%
    Market Realistlast month

    Why the Fed Expects Unemployment to Fall to 3.6%

    The FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee), as part of its statutory mandate, seeks to foster maximum employment and stable prices (TIP). The efforts of the Fed with its accommodative monetary policy and excessive money printing helped bring back unemployment below the target rate of 4.5%. Over the last 12 months, unemployment levels have fallen to a 17-year low of 4.1%.

  • Understanding the Changes in the Fed’s Dot Plot
    Market Realistlast month

    Understanding the Changes in the Fed’s Dot Plot

    The FOMC’s (Federal Open Market Committee) March meeting concluded on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The Fed decided to increase the federal funds rate by 0.25%. The increase in the interest rate seems to have been completely priced in, but the markets were eagerly awaiting the Fed’s dot plot and summary of economic projections.

  • Why Did the Fed Upgrade Its GDP Forecast for 2018?
    Market Realistlast month

    Why Did the Fed Upgrade Its GDP Forecast for 2018?

    In its March FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) meeting, the Fed increased the Federal funds rate by 25 basis points and released the upgraded economic projections through the Summary of Economic Projections (or SEP) report. The report is released by the FOMC and contains the members’ projections for GDP growth, inflation (TIP), unemployment, and the policy interest rate.

  • Could Increasing Job Openings Mean Trouble for Markets?
    Market Realistlast month

    Could Increasing Job Openings Mean Trouble for Markets?

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its JOLTS (Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey) data for January on March 16. According to the report, the total number of job openings on the last day of January was 6.3 million, an impressive increase from the 5.6 million job openings seen in December, and the highest reading since the beginning of the survey in 2000. JOLTS data is collected through a monthly survey of job openings, number of new employees hired, number of employees who have quit or have been asked to leave, and other job separations.

  • Forbeslast month

    4 Other Ways To Time The Market

    Market timing is generally agreed to be extremely challenging. Yet seasonal factors do persist in the market over time and could offer you a slight edge when buying or selling.

  • TheStreet.comlast month

    What Billionaire Investor Warren Buffett Can Teach You About Retirement

    Index funds, index funds, index funds says billionaire Warren Buffett. But what else should you buy for retirement?

  • ADP: The US Job Market Could Spring Another Positive Surprise
    Market Realist2 months ago

    ADP: The US Job Market Could Spring Another Positive Surprise

    ADP, a human capital management solution provider, releases a monthly report on US non-farm employment. This report contains changes to the level of hiring and employment across different sectors in the United States. Due to its presence in multiple countries, ADP has a unique insight into the trends in employment markets. Its monthly report is prepared by using actual, anonymous payrolls data of 411,000 US clients that ADP services.

  • Forbes2 months ago

    Trump's Tariffs: Terrible? Yes. Reason To Sell Stocks? No

    While Trump's "emergency" tariffs are viewed as risks to the economy and stock market, this is not the time to sell stocks