Today’s Market Flows: Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Declines 0.41% for Nov 30

November 30, 2016 - By Nellie Frank   ·   0 Comments

Nov 30 is a negative day so far for Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.41% to hit $127.38 per share. The exchange traded fund has 5.51 billion net assets and 1.25% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 15,825 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 225,170 over the last 30 days for Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT).

The ETF is -6.41% of its 52-Week High and 15.85% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 2.09. This year’s performance is -1.46% while this quarter’s performance is -5.15%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -6.21%, the 1 year is -4.47% and the 3 year is 10.11%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 19.16, the price to book is 2.9, the price to sales is 1.57 and the price to cashflow is 12.67. It was started on 1/30/2004. The fund’s top holdings are: Johnson & Johnson Common Stock for 10.64% of assets, Pfizer Inc. Common Stock for 6.41%, Merck & Company Inc. Common St for 5.42%, UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for 4.48%, Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares for 3.83%, Amgen Inc. for 3.54%, Gilead Sciences Inc. for 3.27%, AbbVie Inc. Common Stock for 3.01%, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company Co for 2.83%, Allergan plc Ordinary Shares for 2.76%. The ETF sector weights are: Financial Services 0.03%, Healthcare 96.87%, Industrials 1.83%, Technology 1.28%. The ETF currently as 1.46% yield.

More notable recent Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “The 5 Best Healthcare ETFs” on June 26, 2016, also Etfdailynews.com with their article: “This Health Care ETF Looks Pretty Cheap Right Now” published on August 22, 2016, Forbes.com published: “Top 50 ETFs Over Five Years: Health Care Loses Some Ground” on October 06, 2016. More interesting news about Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “A Healthy Assessment of Healthcare ETFs” published on June 01, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Take A Dip In Healthcare With This ETF” with publication date: March 10, 2016.

Vanguard Health Care ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the health care sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard . The ETF has a market cap of $5.51 billion. This GICS sector is made up of two main industry groups. It has a 6.66 P/E ratio. The first group includes companies that manufacture health care equipment and supplies or provide health care related services (such as distributors of health care products, providers of basic health care services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations).

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