ETF Worth Mentioning Today: Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) Declines 0.53% for Nov 30

November 30, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers   ·   0 Comments

Nov 30 is a negative day so far for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.53% to hit $121.05 per share. The exchange traded fund has 10.05 billion net assets and 1.10% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 21,131 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 407,010 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT).

The ETF is -2.18% of its 52-Week High and 29.12% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.61. This year’s performance is 10.83% while this quarter’s performance is 0.99%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 11.71%, the 1 year is 9.92% and the 3 year is 14.42%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 20.77, the price to book is 4.08, the price to sales is 2.83 and the price to cashflow is 11.52. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: Apple Inc. for 13.19% of assets, Microsoft Corporation for 9.49%, Facebook Inc. for 6.42%, Alphabet Inc. for 5.14%, Alphabet Inc. for 5.04%, Intel Corporation for 3.49%, Visa Inc. for 3.33%, Cisco Systems Inc. for 3.27%, International Business Machines for 2.97%, Oracle Corporation Common Stock for 2.54%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 0.05%, Consumer Cyclical 1.03%, Financial Services 7.21%, Realestate 0.25%, Communication Services 0.12%, Industrials 4.33%, Technology 87.01%. The ETF currently as 1.31% yield.

More notable recent Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Zacks # 1 Rank Technology Sector ETF – Vanguard Information Technology ETF” on August 17, 2012, also Fool.com with their article: “The Best ETF to Invest in Technology” published on January 24, 2016, Fool.com published: “3 Top Technology ETFs to Buy in 2016” on October 16, 2016. More interesting news about Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “Technology ETFs Are Making a Strong Comeback” published on September 26, 2016 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Vanguard Is At It Again; Lowers Fees On 21 ETFs” with publication date: December 22, 2015.

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard . The ETF has a market cap of $10.05 billion. This GICS sector is made up of companies in three areas: technology software and services, including companies that develop software in various fields (such as the Internet, applications, systems, databases, and/or home entertainment), and companies that provide information technology consulting and services, data processing, and outsourced services; technology hardware and equipment, including manufacturers and distributors of communications equipment, computers and peripherals and electronic equipment, and semiconductors and semiconductor equipment manufacturers. It has a 4.85 P/E ratio.

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