November 30, 2016 - By Peter Erickson · 0 Comments
Nov 30 is a negative day so far for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.4% to hit $129.65 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.91 billion net assets and 1.05% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 2,776 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 70,380 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR).
The ETF is -2.59% of its 52-Week High and 20.60% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.5. This year’s performance is 3.47% while this quarter’s performance is -2.37%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 1.19%, the 1 year is -1.97% and the 3 year is 7.62%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18.75, the price to book is 4.1, the price to sales is 1.32 and the price to cashflow is 9.99. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: Amazon.com Inc. for 11.05% of assets, Home Depot Inc. (The) Common S for 5.30%, Comcast Corporation for 5.22%, Walt Disney Company (The) Commo for 4.99%, McDonald’s Corporation Common S for 3.45%, Starbucks Corporation for 2.71%, The Priceline Group Inc. for 2.55%, Time Warner Inc. New Common Sto for 2.44%, Nike Inc. Common Stock for 2.33%, Lowe’s Companies Inc. Common S for 2.06%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 0.06%, Consumer Cyclical 82.88%, Consumer Defensive 4.30%, Communication Services 11.03%, Industrials 0.34%, Technology 1.38%. The ETF currently as 1.48% yield.
More notable recent Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Best Of A Bad Bunch” on February 12, 2013, also Zacks.com with their article: “4 Solid Reasons to Buy Consumer Discretionary ETFs” published on October 27, 2015, Etftrends.com published: “Consumer Discretionary ETFs: Americans Will Begin to Spend More” on June 16, 2015. More interesting news about Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “VCR: Ten Year Review” published on September 29, 2014 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Consumer Discretionary ETFs Could Underperform in Late Business Cycle” with publication date: August 15, 2016.
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund. The ETF has a market cap of $1.91 billion. It employs investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Consumer Discretionary Index, an Index of stocks of large, medium, and small United States companies in the consumer discretionary sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard . It has a 7.13 P/E ratio. The Company’s manufacturing segment includes industries, such as automotive, household durable goods, textiles and apparels, and leisure equipment.
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By Peter Erickson