Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 21st, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of 0.5531 per share on Thursday, September 27th. This represents a $2.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.55.

Shares of VCR opened at $180.83 on Friday. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF has a 52-week low of $141.89 and a 52-week high of $182.50.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) by 21.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,401 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,176 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned approximately 0.07% of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF worth $2,103,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund. 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 (GICS).

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