VB - Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund ETF Shares

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
142.36
-0.25 (-0.18%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close142.61
Open141.73
Bid140.03 x 800
Ask144.99 x 1300
Day's Range140.42 - 142.96
52 Week Range95.51 - 170.84
Volume715,732
Avg. Volume1,756,279
Net Assets79.71B
NAV142.57
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.73%
YTD Daily Total Return-13.63%
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.26
Expense Ratio (net)0.05%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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