Raymond James & Associates lowered its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) by 9.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 61,503 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,767 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates owned about 0.13% of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF worth $10,812,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC increased its position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 17,971.8% in the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,256,989 shares of the company’s stock valued at $24,093,000 after acquiring an additional 4,233,433 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 315.7% during the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 382,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $67,314,000 after purchasing an additional 290,804 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 169.5% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 399,563 shares of the company’s stock worth $65,509,000 after purchasing an additional 251,297 shares during the period. Guidant Wealth Advisors increased its position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 113.4% during the 2nd quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 145,456 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,095,000 after purchasing an additional 77,285 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 27.3% during the 1st quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 324,520 shares of the company’s stock worth $53,206,000 after acquiring an additional 69,632 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA:VBK traded up $2.10 during trading on Friday, hitting $169.81. 200,355 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 148,747. Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF has a 12-month low of $151.00 and a 12-month high of $190.49.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, October 1st were paid a $0.2855 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 28th. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.67%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.
Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF Profile
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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