Vanguard Small Cap Value ETF (VBR) - NYSEARCA
  • Mon, Jun. 13, 2:27 PM
    • Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) of $0.469. 30-Day Sec yield of 2.00%.
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) of $0.320. 30-Day Sec yield of 2.04%.
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) of $0.359. 30-Day Sec yield of 1.01%.
    • Vanguard Mid-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VO) of $0.469. 30-Day Sec yield of 1.51%.
    • Vanguard Large-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VV) of $0.426. 30-Day Sec yield of 2.03%.
    • Vanguard Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VTV) of $0.484. 30-Day Sec yield of 2.63%.
    • Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) of $0.323. 30-Day Sec yield of 1.40%.
    • Payable June 20; for shareholders of record June 16; ex-div June 14. 30-Day SEC yield as of 06/10/2016.
    | Mon, Jun. 13, 2:27 PM
  • Sat, May 7, 5:06 PM
    • Barron's "ETF Roundtable" features David Cleary of Lazard, Fritz Folts of 3EDGE Asset Management, John Forlines III of JAForlines Global, and Will McGough from Stadion Money Management.
    • ETFs they like include:
    • Gold: iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) "has a lower expense ratio (0.25%) than (NYSEARCA:GLD)," VanEck Vectors Gold Miners (NYSEARCA:GDX), and GLD.
    • iShares Global Materials (NYSEARCA:MXI).
    • Emerging markets: iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:IEMG), SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Quality Mix (NYSEARCA:QEMM),  iShares MSCI Brazil Capped (NYSEARCA:EWZ), EGShares India Infrastructure (NYSEARCA:INXX) "We like India in general as a long-term option," iShares Latin America 40 (NYSEARCA:ILF) "We're starting to see governance improvements in Latin America broadly,"  iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond (NYSEARCA:EMB).
    • Emerging-market proxies: iShares MSCI Canada (NYSEARCA:EWC) and iShares MSCI Australia (NYSEARCA:EWA).
    • iShares Core High Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:HDV). iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility (NYSEARCA:USMV) "Now there's more uncertainty, and that's when these low-vol strategies do best."
    • iShares North American Tech (NYSEARCA:IGM) and iShares U.S. Consumer Services (NYSEARCA:IYC), "We still like consumer services and technology."
    • PowerShares QQQ (NASDAQ:QQQ), Vanguard Small Cap Value (NYSEARCA:VBR), "Blending the two doesn't tilt the portfolio too much in one direction or the other, because the combination blends small and large, growth and value."
    • SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:JNK), PowerShares Fundamental High Yield Corporate Bond Portfolio (NYSEARCA:PHB).
    • VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond (NYSEARCA:ANGL), "These are viable companies, and although they've moved from investment- grade to high-yield, they're likely survivors."
    • "We like preferreds, via the iShares U.S. Preferred Stock (NYSEARCA:PFF)." Also: iShares International High Yield Bond ETF (BATS:HYXU).
    • iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap (NASDAQ:IEUS).
    | Sat, May 7, 5:06 PM | 15 Comments
  • Mon, Mar. 14, 5:07 PM
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) announces quarterly distribution of $0.367.
    • 30-Day Sec yield of 2.27% (as of 3/11/2016).
    • Payable Mar. 21; for shareholders of record Mar. 17; ex-div Mar. 15.
    | Mon, Mar. 14, 5:07 PM
  • Dec. 22, 2015, 2:08 PM
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) announces quarterly distribution of $0.744.
    • 30-Day Sec yield of 2.02% (as of 12/21/2015).
    • Payable Dec. 30; for shareholders of record Dec. 28; ex-div Dec. 23.
    | Dec. 22, 2015, 2:08 PM
  • Sep. 24, 2015, 7:38 AM
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) announces quarterly distribution of $1.143.
    • 30-Day Sec yield of 2.07% (as of 9/23/2015).
    • Payable Oct. 1; for shareholders of record Sept. 29; ex-div Sept. 25.
    | Sep. 24, 2015, 7:38 AM
  • Sep. 10, 2015, 12:39 PM
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  • Aug. 21, 2015, 3:51 PM
    • With the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq all down about 3%, the small-cap Russell 2000 (NYSEARCA:IWM) is lower by just 0.75%.
    • The outperformance is noteworthy because it's been small caps leading on the way down - falling nearly 11% since a late-June peak, or roughly 500 basis points worse than the S&P 500.
    • ETFs: VB, VBR, EES, VBK, SCHA, RVT, JKL, RCG, JKJ, TILT, FYX, FYT, JKK, IESM, VLU, ZSML, FYC
    | Aug. 21, 2015, 3:51 PM | 6 Comments
  • Mar. 24, 2015, 2:08 PM
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) announces interim distribution of $0.076.
    • 30-Day Sec yield of 1.82% (as of 03/23/2015).
    • Payable Mar 31; for shareholders of record Mar 27; ex-Div. Mar 25.
    | Mar. 24, 2015, 2:08 PM
  • Mar. 11, 2015, 1:50 PM
    • The Direxion Value Line Mid- and Large-Cap High Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:VLML) and the Direxion Value Line Small- and Mid-Cap High Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:VLSM) both use a modified equal-weighting approach and target companies paying “above average” dividends in their selected market caps.
    • The Direxion Value Line Conservative Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:VLLV) will track a basket of funds with a strong Safety Ranking, created by Value Line to measure how a stock is likely to weather a market downturn.
    • Other ETFs tracking value by market capitalization: VBR, EES, VTV, VOE, IWS, SCHV, JKL, PWV, UVU, EZY, TILT, JKI, FYT, IWX, JKF, IELG, IESM, GVT, FNK, VLU, SJL, SYV
    | Mar. 11, 2015, 1:50 PM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 19, 2014, 7:24 AM
    • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) announces annual distribution of $1.845.
    • 30-Day Sec yield of 1.84% (as of 12/18/2014).
    • Payable Dec 29; for shareholders of record Dec 24; ex-div Dec 22.
    | Dec. 19, 2014, 7:24 AM
  • Oct. 1, 2014, 3:52 PM
    • Today's decline in the Russell 2000 (IWM -1.4%) puts it more than 10% below the level hit in March (and in July). The index fell 6% in September alone.
    • For the year, the Russell is lower by 6.6% after gaining nearly 40% in 2013.
    • As rough as it's been, it's the divergence with large caps which looks like the bigger story - while the small caps have fallen 10% during their correction, the S&P 500 is flat, and only in the last two weeks beginning to move in lockstep with the Russell.
    • For the year, the S&P 500 is up 5.4%, about 1,200 basis points ahead of the Russell, and on a year-over-year basis, the S&P's 15% gain is 1,500 basis points faster than the Russell.
    • ETFs: IWM, TZA, TNA, UWM, VB, VBR, EES, VBK, URTY, SCHA, TWM, IWN, IWO, RWM, SRTY, VTWO, JKL, JKJ, TILT, UKK, VTWG, FYX, FYT, EWRS, TWOK, SKK, VTWV, JKK, UVT, SJH, IESM, VLU, FYC
    | Oct. 1, 2014, 3:52 PM | 4 Comments
  • Aug. 11, 2014, 3:15 PM
    • Many highly regarded small-cap funds have put up "no vacancy" signs to new investors, writes Sarah Max in Barron's, their managers cautious among perky valuations or unwieldy AUM, or both. Notable closures include the $1.6B Artisan Small Cap Investor Fund, the $6.2B Fidelity Small Cap Discovery Fund, and the $993M Hotchkis & Wiley Small Cap Value Fund. T. Rowe Price has also closed two of its top performers, the $10.4B T. Rowe Price Small-Cap Fund and the $16B T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund.
    • Caution may be in order given the big run for small-caps, but fund manager Bill Grierson says the current Russell 2000 (IWM +1.1%) P/E ratio is just slightly higher than its 10-year average of about 17x. Further, Q2 sales growth is at about 9% so far.
    • Another manager allows it's not an easy time to find cheap stocks, but beyond the sexy segments there's a whole universe of small companies, and he's been picking up some names.
    • ETFs: IJS, VBR, EES, IWN, JKL, RZV, SLYV, TILT, VIOV, FNDA, FYT, VTWV, PXSV, UVT, SJH, IESM, VLU
    | Aug. 11, 2014, 3:15 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jul. 25, 2014, 2:31 PM
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  • Jul. 7, 2014, 1:45 PM
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  • May 20, 2014, 4:37 PM
    • Chicago-based Good Harbor Financial is among the largest ETF portfolio managers and the company in May began to rebalance its $11B U.S. Tactical Core Strategy twice a month instead of once - today marks the first mid-month trade for the portfolio, reports the WSJ.
    • Good Harbor's main strategy today, says the Journal, looked to be selling small caps as well as two ETFs tied to the S&P 500 (SPY -0.7%), and volume spiked in the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM -1.6%), the ProShares Ultra Russell 2000 (UWM -3%), the iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV -0.7%) and the ProShares Ultra S&P 500 (SSO -1.5%).
    • Good Harbors was the largest single holder of three of those funds as of the end of March, and the 2nd largest holder of the fourth.
    • As it sold the equity ETFs, Good Harbors appeared to be buying two mid-to-long-dated Treasury bond ETFs, the iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund (IEF +0.3%) and the ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury ETF (UST +0.7%), with both having volumes many multiples higher than normal.
    • Good Harbors was also a seller of small caps and a buyer of Treasurys in early May, says the Journal, which earlier this year reported traders growing accustomed to waiting for the firm's monthly rebalance.
    • ETFs: IWM, IJS, TZA, TNA, UWM, VB, IJR, SLY, EES, VBR, RWJ, VBK, URTY, SCHA, TWM, IWO, IWN, IJT, RWM, SRTY, DWAS, SAA, VTWO, JKL, RZV, SLYG, SLYV, VIOO, SDD, SBB, RZG, JKJ, RSCO, VTWG, UKK, VIOG, TILT, FYX, FNDA, VIOV, XSLV, FYT, SKK, JKK, EWRS, TWOK, PXSV, VTWV, SMLV, UVT, SJH, PXSC, IESM, FYC, VLU, PXSG
    | May 20, 2014, 4:37 PM | 3 Comments
VBR Description
Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of small-capitalization value stocks. Investment approach: Seeks to track the performance of the CRSP US Small Cap Value Index. Small-cap value equity. Employs a passively managed, full-replication strategy. The fund remains fully invested. Low expenses minimize net tracking error.
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