ETF Coverage: Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK) Rises 0.15% for Nov 30

November 30, 2016 - By Darrin Black   ·   0 Comments

Nov 30 is a positive day so far for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.15% to hit $133.67 per share. The exchange traded fund has 5.29 billion net assets and 1.24% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 2,791 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 216,180 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK).

The ETF is -3.27% of its 52-Week High and 30.64% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.87. This year’s performance is 7.08% while this quarter’s performance is -2.08%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 3.35%, the 1 year is 2.18% and the 3 year is 3.18%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 25.58, the price to book is 2.62, the price to sales is 2.11 and the price to cashflow is 10.08. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: Domino’s Pizza Inc Common Stock for 0.64% of assets, Regency Centers Corporation Com for 0.59%, Cadence Design Systems Inc. for 0.58%, Diamondback Energy Inc. – Comm for 0.56%, American Campus Communities Inc for 0.53%, A.O. Smith Corporation Common S for 0.52%, Kilroy Realty Corporation Commo for 0.52%, HD Supply Holdings Inc. for 0.52%, The Middleby Corporation for 0.50%, W.P. Carey Inc. REIT for 0.50%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 3.79%, Consumer Cyclical 14.73%, Financial Services 6.02%, Realestate 16.05%, Consumer Defensive 3.81%, Healthcare 13.72%, Utilities 0.68%, Communication Services 0.62%, Energy 4.06%, Industrials 14.11%, Technology 22.41%. The ETF currently as 1.02% yield.

More notable recent Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF” on February 19, 2010, also Etfdailynews.com with their article: “3 Go-To Small-Cap Growth ETFs [Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF, PowerShares …” published on May 29, 2015, Zacks.com published: “Three Best Performing Small Cap Growth ETFs” on August 29, 2012. More interesting news about Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: “Best ETFs: Small- and Mid-Cap Funds” published on August 18, 2015 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “This Small Cap Growth Index Fund Offers Inexpensive Exposure” with publication date: March 15, 2016.

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Small Cap Growth Index (the Index). The ETF has a market cap of $5.29 billion. The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of smaller United States companies. It has a 26.44 P/E ratio. The Fund attempts to replicate the target Index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the Index.

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