VFH - Vanguard Financials ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
71.23
+0.21 (+0.30%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close71.02
Open70.88
Bid0.00 x 1000
Ask0.00 x 1100
Day's Range70.79 - 71.32
52 Week Range59.92 - 75.48
Volume559,540
Avg. Volume564,723
Net Assets9.01B
NAV70.61
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.79%
YTD Return1.70%
Beta (3y)0.96
Expense Ratio (net)0.10%
Inception Date2004-01-26
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  • ETF Trends15 days 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 Realist19 days 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%.

  • Financials Boosted the Broader Markets
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Financials Boosted the Broader Markets

    US stocks posted mixed weekly results as investors digested strong GDP growth data and weak earnings from technology companies. For the week ending July 27, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.6% and closed at 25,451.06, while the S&P 500 rose 0.61% to 2,818.82. Weak earnings growth from technology companies like Twitter and Facebook led to a 1.1% fall in the NASDAQ Composite Index to 7,737.42. Financials led the gains

  • What Analysts Recommend for Interactive Brokers Group
    Market Realist24 days ago

    What Analysts Recommend for Interactive Brokers Group

    Proprietary trading firms and hedge funds formed 4% of Interactive Brokers Group’s (IBKR) total accounts in the second quarter. During the same period, of the total commissions and client equity, they formed 26% and 20%, respectively.

  • How Interactive Brokers Group Is Valued after Q2 Results
    Market Realist24 days ago

    How Interactive Brokers Group Is Valued after Q2 Results

    Interactive Brokers Group’s (IBKR) price-to-earnings ratio is 27.36x on an NTM (next-12-month) basis, which is a premium compared to the peer average of 17.36x. The primary reason for its premium valuation is its strong second-quarter results. The company’s average interest-earning assets amounted to $57.8 billion in the second quarter, implying YoY growth of 9.2%. In addition, its net interest margin expanded to 1.61% in the second quarter from 1.17% in the same quarter a year ago. ...

  • Why Interactive Brokers Group’s Commissions Fell
    Market Realist24 days ago

    Why Interactive Brokers Group’s Commissions Fell

    In the second quarter, Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) saw daily average revenue trades (or DARTs) of 797,000 compared to 939,000 in the first quarter. The sequential fall of 15% was primarily due to lower movements in the broader markets mainly due to a settlement between the US and North Korean and the May 2018 jobs report, which reported an unemployment rate of only 3.8%. The company’s DARTs fell despite a rise of 5% in total accounts to 542,000 on a sequential basis.

  • Interactive Brokers Posted Strong Second-Quarter Results
    Market Realist25 days ago

    Interactive Brokers Posted Strong Second-Quarter Results

    Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) posted net revenues of $445 million in the second quarter, a rise of 14.9% on a YoY basis. The company’s net interest income in the second quarter was $225 million, which was a 45% increase YoY.

  • TD Ameritrade Posted Strong Third-Quarter Results
    Market Realist26 days ago

    TD Ameritrade Posted Strong Third-Quarter Results

    TD Ameritrade (AMTD) released its third fiscal quarter results on July 23. The company posted an EPS of $0.89, which exceeded analysts’ expectations by $0.09 and reflected 85% growth YoY (year-over-year). The company witnessed a substantial fall in the total operating expenses from $1.02 billion in the second fiscal quarter to $751 million in the third fiscal quarter.

  • Trading Revenues Boosted Banks’ Second-Quarter Earnings
    Market Realist26 days ago

    Trading Revenues Boosted Banks’ Second-Quarter Earnings

    The top five US banks’ (VFH) (XLF) trading (fixed income, currencies and commodities, and equities) revenues rose 10% in the second quarter to over $20 billion—compared to $18.55 billion in the same period the previous year. However, most of the banks’ trading gains were driven by equities.   Bank of America posted strong earnings growth

  • How Analysts View Charles Schwab after Q2 2018
    Market Realist27 days ago

    How Analysts View Charles Schwab after Q2 2018

    After second-quarter earnings, Charles Schwab (SCHW) has “strong buy” ratings from seven analysts and a “sell” rating from one analyst. The stock has “hold” ratings from six analysts and “buy” ratings from five analysts.

  • How Charles Schwab Is Valued after Strong Second-Quarter Results
    Market Realist27 days ago

    How Charles Schwab Is Valued after Strong Second-Quarter Results

    Charles Schwab’s (SCHW) price-to-earnings ratio stood at 19.74x on an NTM (next-12-month) basis. In comparison, the peer average is 19.47x. When Charles Schwab reported its second-quarter earnings, the stock rose. The stock prices of its competitors also witnessed upward movement, as Schwab’s strong results increased investor confidence in other major brokers.

  • Bank ETFs Rise on the Wave of Big Releases
    Zacks29 days ago

    Bank ETFs Rise on the Wave of Big Releases

    Inside the performance of the financial ETFs in light of big banks' earnings.

  • Why Schwab’s Asset Management and Administration Fees Fell
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Why Schwab’s Asset Management and Administration Fees Fell

    Asset management and administration fees contributed $814 million, or 32.7%, of Charles Schwab’s (SCHW) net revenues in the second quarter. The line item saw a fall of 4% on a YoY basis because of a fall in revenues generated from money market funds. This revenue fall was a result of the company’s decision to reduce fees in the prior year, transfer funds into bank sweep accounts, as well as lower inflows in money market funds.

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Goldman Sachs Beats Estimates, Financial ETFs Gain

    Goldman Sachs published their second quarter earnings report, besting analyst estimates of $4.66 per share with earnings of $5.98 per share. Financial ETFs like Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) , Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH) and  SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE) extended their recent gains despite the drop in Goldman Sachs shares by 1.64% as of 12:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Goldman Sachs reported profits of $2.57 billion--a substantial increase of 40%.

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Earnings Tests Loom for Big Bank ETFs

    Second-quarter earnings arrived for big banks in earnest last Friday amid a spate of reports from the financial services sector. Exchange traded funds tracking financial services stocks were tested last ...

  • How Are Financial ETFs Placed Before Q2 Earnings Release?
    Zackslast month

    How Are Financial ETFs Placed Before Q2 Earnings Release?

    Though chances of a broad-based earnings beat are low in Q2 per the ESP trend, the outlook seems bright for financial ETFs, the outlook seems bright for financial ETFs.

  • Could Analysts Change their Ratings for Brokerages?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    Could Analysts Change their Ratings for Brokerages?

    After the Trump administration announced that Chinese investments in US technology companies will be restricted, trade war fears grew, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) responded with a sharp decline. The move could impact technology stocks and companies that indirectly rely on the technology sector.

  • How Could Trade Wars Impact Bond Yields?
    Market Realist2 months ago

    How Could Trade Wars Impact Bond Yields?

    Interest rates are negatively related to bond prices. That means that whenever there is an increase in interest rates, the prices of bonds fall. Since trade tensions impact investor confidence and might reduce investments in equities, investors might opt for less risky assets such as Treasury bonds.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Banks Get Boost After Passing Fed’s Annual Stress Test

    The financial sector got a much-needed boost in the markets today with the Federal Reserve’s latest decision to greenlight the buyback of tens of millions of dollars worth of stock and increase quarterly ...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    E*TRADE Adds Several of Today’s Most Popular ETFs to Commission-Free ETF Lineup

    E*TRADE Financial Corporation today announced it has surpassed 250 commission-free ETFs with the addition of 46 ETFs from six providers to its Commission-Free ETF Pr

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Blockchain Technology Could Shake Up Financial ETFs

    Overall, it hasn't been a good year for the financial sector as evidenced by the S&P 500 Financials index down 1.71 percent year-to-date. Things could get more interesting if blockchain technology, the underlying technology that forms the basis of cryptocurrencies, takes off and disrupts or vastly improves the industry. The two bucking the downtrend are SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE) --up 7.47% year-to-date and SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) --up 3.28% year-to-date.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    A Flat Yield Curve Could Put Pressure on Financial ETFs

    Investors may lose interest in financial sector-related exchange traded funds in the short-term as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates and the yield curve flattens out. For instance, the Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH) experienced almost $160 million in net outflows Tuesday and saw $156 million exchange hands on Wednesday, or more than triple the average daily volume for the past year, report Carolina Wilson and Sarah Ponczek for Bloomberg. “Banks generally borrow short and they lend long,” Mark Hackett, chief of investment research at Nationwide Funds Group.

  • ETF Trends2 months ago

    Flat Yield Curve Saps Financial ETFs

    The Federal Reserve again raised interest rates on Wednesday, marking the fifth time it has done so since the start of 2017. Bond market observers believe the Fed could increase rates two more times before ...

  • Financials & Consumer Staples: 2 ETFs to Watch on Outsized Volume
    Zacks2 months ago

    Financials & Consumer Staples: 2 ETFs to Watch on Outsized Volume

    VFH and FXG saw massive volumes in the last trading session.