Occidental Asset Management LLC Grows Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Occidental Asset Management LLC increased its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,225 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the quarter. Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $485,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 68.0% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 2,934,282 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $256,458,000 after acquiring an additional 1,187,577 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.9% during the 3rd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,383,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $874,990,000 after purchasing an additional 687,094 shares during the period. State Street Corp grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 16.9% during the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,116,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $290,598,000 after purchasing an additional 449,608 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 21.8% during the 3rd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,922,747 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $179,296,000 after purchasing an additional 344,148 shares during the period. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 126.7% during the 3rd quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 490,119 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $45,704,000 after purchasing an additional 273,923 shares during the period.

Shares of VNQ opened at $94.14 on Thursday. The business’s 50-day moving average is $92.04 and its two-hundred day moving average is $91.68. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a fifty-two week low of $78.10 and a fifty-two week high of $95.49.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 19th were given a dividend of $0.9569 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. This represents a $3.83 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 18th.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF 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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