November 30, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia · 0 Comments
Nov 30 is a positive day so far for Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 1.06% to hit $57.19 per share. The exchange traded fund has 4.23B net assets and 1.21% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 51,822 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 689,120 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH).
The ETF is 0.27% of its 52-Week High and 39.45% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.82. This year’s performance is 15.39% while this quarter’s performance is 11.30%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 5.31%, the 1 year is 4.85% and the 3 year is 8.08%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 13.59, the price to book is 1.15, the price to sales is 2 and the price to cashflow is 6.02. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: JP Morgan Chase & Co. Common St for 8.46% of assets, Wells Fargo & Company Common St for 7.42%, Berkshire Hathaway Inc B for 5.75%, Bank of America Corporation Com for 5.66%, Citigroup Inc. Common Stock for 4.82%, U.S. Bancorp Common Stock for 2.58%, American International Group I for 2.31%, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (The) for 2.23%, D/B/A Chubb Limited New Common for 1.97%, American Express Company Common for 1.79%. The ETF sector weights are: Financial Services 95.66%, Realestate 1.89%, Consumer Defensive 0.20%, Industrials 2.24%. The ETF currently as 2.12% yield.
More notable recent Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) news were published by: Barrons.com which released: “Financial ETFs Lose REITs” on June 25, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Rate Hike Bets Spurred August Inflows To Financial ETFs” published on September 08, 2016, Wsj.com published: “When REITs Leave, Financial-Sector Funds Could Lose Some Yield” on August 18, 2016. More interesting news about Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “Down But Not Out: Vanguard Says Trump Rules Cull Won’t Hurt ETFs” published on November 16, 2016 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “The 3 Best Dividend Growth ETFs for 2017” with publication date: November 24, 2016.
Vanguard Financials ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The ETF has a market cap of $4.23 billion. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). It has a 7.04 P/E ratio. This GICS sector is made up of companies involved in activities, such as banking, mortgage finance, consumer finance, specialized finance, investment banking and brokerage, asset management and custody, corporate lending, insurance, financial investment, and real estate (including real estate investment trusts).
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By Winifred Garcia