Occidental Asset Management LLC Boosts Stock Position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Occidental Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 2.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 69,679 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,378 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF makes up approximately 1.3% of Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 18th largest holding. Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $3,099,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $28,000. Gradient Investments LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 88.3% in the 4th quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 853 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $38,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $53,000. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $62,000. Finally, Thor Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $90,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VWO opened at $45.58 on Thursday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $43.98 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $42.10. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 12-month low of $38.98 and a 12-month high of $45.92.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were paid a $0.5591 dividend. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.91%. This is a positive change from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Company Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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