Covington Capital Management Lowers Holdings in Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF (VSS)

Covington Capital Management cut its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VSS) by 12.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,591 shares of the company’s stock after selling 625 shares during the quarter. Covington Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF were worth $435,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VSS. Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF by 354.4% during the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,550,382 shares of the company’s stock worth $241,470,000 after buying an additional 1,989,107 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $35,549,000. Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF by 570.5% in the 4th quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 240,690 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,789,000 after purchasing an additional 204,791 shares in the last quarter. Assetmark Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF by 38.1% in the 3rd quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 690,884 shares of the company’s stock valued at $77,490,000 after purchasing an additional 190,649 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $17,534,000.

Shares of VSS traded up $0.14 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $107.28. The stock had a trading volume of 1,104 shares, compared to its average volume of 309,876. Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF has a 1-year low of $90.89 and a 1-year high of $122.43.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 26th were issued a $0.0439 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 25th. This represents a $0.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.16%.

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Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF Company Profile

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The fund invests in securities of foreign issuers. The Fund investment objective is to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index, which measures the investment return of stocks of international small-cap companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE All World ex-US Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VSS)

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