VHT Health Care ETF
- Health & Biotech Equities
VHT - Profile
- Issuer: Vanguard
- Structure: ETF
- Expense Ratio: 0.12%
- ETF Home Page: VHT
- Inception: Jan 26, 2004
- Tax Form: 1099
- VHT Tracks This Index: MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index
- 52 Week Lo: $91.31
- 52 Week Hi: $146.00
- AUM: $5,604.8 M
- Shares: 44.0 M
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The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the health care sector. This sector is made up of two main industry groups. 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 healthcare services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations). The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.
VHT - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
VHT is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index. The index consists of stocks of large, medium, and small U.S. companies in the health care sector. This sector is made up of two main industry groups. 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 healthcare services, and owners and operators of health care facilities and organizations). The second group includes companies primarily involved in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VHT on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Health & Biotech Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.
VHT In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VHT and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
VHT - HoldingsFilings Data as of: Aug 04, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
This section compares how balanced and deep VHT is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
VHT Asset Allocation
VHT Sector Breakdown
VHT Market Cap Breakdown
VHT Region Breakdown
VHT Market Tier Breakdown
VHT Country Breakdown
VHT - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of VHT to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in VHT
VHT is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard)
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 2 other ETFs in the Health & Biotech Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
VHT - Performance
This section shows how VHT has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
VHT - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of VHT relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
VHT - Technicals
VHT Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of VHT compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $139.81
- 60 Day MA: $140.94
- MACD 15 Period: -5.90
- MACD 100 Period: -6.97
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 20.59
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 23.56
- RSI 10 Day: 36
- RSI 20 Day: 38
- RSI 30 Day: 41
- Ultimate Oscillator: 67
VHT Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $120.95
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $151.10
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $126.62
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $152.04
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $129.47
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $152.14
VHT Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: n/a
- Support Level 2: $125.77
- Resistance Level 1: n/a
- Resistance Level 2: $136.01
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 53.79
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 62.73
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 44.45
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 53.06
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