Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ) Position Raised by Larson Financial Group LLC

Larson Financial Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 7.7% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,228 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 660 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Real Estate ETF comprises about 0.9% of Larson Financial Group LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 26th largest holding. Larson Financial Group LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $752,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the first quarter valued at about $368,538,000. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.7% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,929,773 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $296,580,000 after purchasing an additional 67,176 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 5.7% during the fourth quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,920,576 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $325,328,000 after purchasing an additional 210,611 shares in the last quarter. Wealthfront Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 18.9% in the first quarter. Wealthfront Inc. now owns 3,519,943 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $265,650,000 after acquiring an additional 559,246 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp raised its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 22.4% in the first quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 3,111,749 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $234,844,000 after acquiring an additional 569,653 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF traded up $0.95, hitting $81.87, during midday trading on Thursday, Marketbeat.com reports. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,358,075 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,915,963. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12 month low of $72.05 and a 12 month high of $86.14.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 19th were given a $0.7318 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 18th. This is a boost from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.71. This represents a $2.93 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.58%.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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