Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) Sees Strong Trading Volume

Shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) saw strong trading volume on Tuesday . 717,453 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 221% from the previous session’s volume of 223,839 shares.The stock last traded at $203.51 and had previously closed at $202.69.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $197.93 and a 200-day moving average of $189.01.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 26th were issued a $0.449 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VBK. Bourgeon Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $28,000. North Star Investment Management Corp. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $44,000. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $55,000. Bridger Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $59,000. Finally, HM Payson & Co. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $60,000.

About Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK)

Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Small Cap Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of smaller United States companies.

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