Altium Wealth Management LLC decreased its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 1.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 12,679 shares of the company’s stock after selling 203 shares during the quarter. Altium Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $2,310,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Larson Financial Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 151.8% during the 3rd quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 214 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,000 after buying an additional 129 shares in the last quarter. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at $38,000. Resources Management Corp CT ADV purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at $42,000. Family Management Corp purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $47,000. Finally, Price Wealth LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $62,000.
Shares of VUG traded up $0.46 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $191.43. 226,119 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,178,888. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 52-week low of $140.05 and a 52-week high of $190.97. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $181.44 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $171.25.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 26th were paid a dividend of $0.5077 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 24th. This represents a $2.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.06%.
Vanguard Growth ETF Profile
Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.
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