|Bid||153.05 x 1800|
|Ask||153.80 x 800|
|Day's Range||153.27 - 153.77|
|52 Week Range||109.49 - 172.56|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||-5.58%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||1.04|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.03%|
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