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Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (ASX: VSO) - Share Price and Research

Current share price for VSO : $63.540 0.05 (0.08%)

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) is an exchange-traded fund that broadly diversified exposure to small companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The sectors in which the ETF invests include industrials, materials, and consumer discretionary

VSO General Information +

ASX Code VSO
Website http://www.vanguard.com.au
Industry/Sector Asset Management & Custody Banks
Market Cap ($M) 872
VSO Share Price $63.540
Day High $63.920
Day Low $63.490
Last Close $63.490
VSO Share Price Movement $0.05 ( 0.08% )
Prices as at 16:40, 23 Feb 2024
+Security prices are delayed by at least 20 minutes and are indicative only.

VSO Related Research

Exchange Traded Fund Description

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) is an exchange-traded fund that broadly diversified exposure to small companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The sectors in which the ETF invests include industrials, materials, and consumer discretionary

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) Upcoming Dividends & Yields

Distribution Type Dividend Franking Ex-dividend date Payment date Current Price+ Price 7D Avg Dividend Yield
Result 89.94¢ 64.18% 2 Jan 2024 17 Jan 2024 $63.540 $63.820 -
HFResult 94.94¢ 50.53% 3 Jul 2023 18 Jul 2023 $63.540 $63.820 -
Result $1.55 47.32% 3 Jan 2023 18 Jan 2023 $63.540 $63.820 -

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Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) Recent ASX Announcements

Headline Annoucement date/time+ Price at announcement+ Current price+ Price 7D Avg Gain/Loss
Outstanding ETF Securities Announcement 2 Feb 2024 2:46PM $63.310 $63.540 $63.820 risen by 0.36%
Distribution Tax Estimates 3 Jan 2024 3:00PM $62.520 $63.540 $63.820 risen by 1.63%
DRP Issue Price Announcement for the period ended 31 Dec 23 3 Jan 2024 2:44PM $62.520 $63.540 $63.820 risen by 1.63%
  • + Company announcements and prices are delayed by at least 20 minutes. Prices are indicative only.

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VSO Financial Summary

Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2021A $127.58 $1,504.80 -1,413.50% 4.10 266.60 4.30% 14,894.9%
2020A -$7.48 -$114.60 -142.50% 0.00 400.60 7.10% 16.9%
2019A $11.66 $269.80 -60.80% 20.70 177.60 3.20% 57.4%

VSO Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2019 A 2020 A 2021 A 2019 A 2020 A 2021 A 2019 A 2020 A 2021 A
Insignia Financial (IFL) $1,713M -0.1203 -0.1989 0.1559 8.9672 11.1934 9.6835 7.70% 5.84% 7.00%
Netwealth Group (NWL) $4,588M 0.1948 0.1870 0.2414 68.2643 57.5099 46.3282 1.28% 1.48% 1.84%
Pinnacle Investment Management Group (PNI) $2,205M -0.0127 -0.0785 0.1948 27.8462 30.2170 25.2911 3.31% 2.98% 3.16%
Perpetual (PPT) $2,871M -0.2217 0.1503 0.0842 15.1095 13.1351 12.1153 6.12% 5.53% 6.32%
Vanguard Australian Small Companies ETF (VSO) $9M -14.1345 0.0000 0.0000 4.2191 0.0000 0.0000 4.20% 0.00% 0.00%

VSO Market Comparison

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 0.20 4.22 0.93 0.00
Market 0.47 15.40 1.11 1.03
Sector 0.46 14.20 1.03 0.84

VSO Directors

Name Position Start Date
Mr Frank Kolimago Non-Executive Director 4 Sep 2018
Ms Johanna Platt Non-Executive Director 31 Oct 2017
Mr Daniel Shrimski Non-Executive Director 21 May 2021
C McIsaac Non-Executive Director 25 Sep 2020
C Cosby Non-Executive Director 21 May 2021

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) Changes in Directors' Interest & Trades

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VSO Management

Name Position
Ashley Warmbrand Company Secretary

FAQs about Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO)

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) current share price is $63.54. This constitutes a price movement of 0.44% when compared to the share price 7 days ago and is -1.12% below VSO's 12-month high of $64.26 per share. Prices are delayed by at least 20 minutes.

Relative to the previous close share price of $63.49, Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) current share price of $63.54 constitutes a movement of $0.05 or 0.08%. Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) share price movement is -0.44% when compared to 7 days ago and is -1.12% below VSO's 52-week high of $64.26.

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) 52-week high is $64.26 which was reached on 28 Dec 2023. Relative to this, VSO's current share price of $63.54 constitutes a -$0.72 or -1.12% drop since that high of $64.26 per VSO share.

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) 52-week low is $56.67 which was reached on 31 Oct 2023. Relative to this, VSO's current share price of $63.54 constitutes a $6.87 or 12.12% gain since that low of $56.67 per VSO share.

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF's (VSO) current market capitalisation is $872,746,236. Market capitalisation, sometimes referred to as "market cap", is the total value of a company's or ETF's issued shares or units owned by shareholders or unitholders. Market capitalisation is equal to the market price per share or unit multiplied by the number of shares or units outstanding.

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) last distribution or dividend was $0.90 per share and was paid on 17 Jan 2024. This last VSO distribution or dividend included 64.18% franking.

Upcoming ex-distribution date: 2 Jan 2024

Upcoming record date: 3 Jan 2024

Upcoming payment date: 17 Jan 2024

ETFs, such as Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO), pay distributions instead of dividends. The difference is that dividends are declared by companies from part of the profits made during any given year and the company’s management decide the amount of earnings retained verses how much to pay out to investors. An ETF, like Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO), must pay out all realised income. This is a combination of any dividends received plus capital gains realised from the buying and selling of underlying holdings within Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO).


A distribution has three key dates:

Ex-distribution date: Date the distribution value leaves the ETF. This will normally correspond with the ETF unit price dropping in value by the same amount as the distribution.

Record date: Date someone must be on the unit registry to receive the distribution.

Payment date date: Date the distribution is paid to the unit holder.

Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO) has a current dividend yield of n/a this year. Last year's dividend yield was n/a. The dividend yield for VSO is a ratio that tells you the percentage of Vanguard MSCI Australian Small Companies Index ETF (VSO)'s share price that it pays out in dividends each year. The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividends by the current share price.

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