Private Capital Group LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VTV) by 10.3% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 180,445 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,810 shares during the period. Vanguard Value ETF comprises approximately 4.0% of Private Capital Group LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd largest position. Private Capital Group LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Value ETF were worth $20,100,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in VTV. M&R Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Value ETF by 806.5% during the second quarter. M&R Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,124 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Interactive Financial Advisors raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Value ETF by 139.1% during the second quarter. Interactive Financial Advisors now owns 1,174 shares of the company’s stock worth $122,000 after acquiring an additional 683 shares in the last quarter. Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Value ETF during the second quarter worth $124,000. Ledyard National Bank raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Value ETF by 392.9% during the third quarter. Ledyard National Bank now owns 1,178 shares of the company’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 939 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hanson McClain Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Value ETF by 125.3% during the third quarter. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 1,174 shares of the company’s stock worth $130,000 after acquiring an additional 653 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA:VTV traded up $0.50 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $105.67. 606,719 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,642,449. Vanguard Value ETF has a 52-week low of $99.79 and a 52-week high of $113.49.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, October 1st were issued a dividend of $0.7312 per share. This represents a $2.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.77%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Value ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 28th.
About Vanguard Value ETF
Vanguard Value ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Value Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Value Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of value stocks of predominantly large United States companies.
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