Wedbush Securities Inc. Increases Stock Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 52.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,763 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,563 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $2,426,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Meridian Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $84,000. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.3% during the 1st quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 3,432 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $298,000 after acquiring an additional 232 shares during the period. MD Financial Management Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 39.3% during the 1st quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,120,654 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $97,396,000 after acquiring an additional 316,368 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 14.3% during the 2nd quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 40,325 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,551,000 after acquiring an additional 5,043 shares during the period. Finally, Guidant Wealth Advisors raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 10.0% during the 1st quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 38,392 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,337,000 after acquiring an additional 3,504 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA VNQ traded up $0.18 on Tuesday, reaching $90.79. 529,619 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,987,202. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a one year low of $71.08 and a one year high of $91.85. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $88.95.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

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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