Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) Position Increased by Covington Capital Management

Covington Capital Management lifted its position in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 56.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 858 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 308 shares during the quarter. Covington Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $197,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of VOO. Sawyer & Company Inc purchased a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $36,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. grew its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 109.0% in the fourth quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 163 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,000 after purchasing an additional 85 shares during the period. Delta Asset Management LLC TN grew its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 345.5% in the fourth quarter. Delta Asset Management LLC TN now owns 196 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,000 after purchasing an additional 152 shares during the period. Legacy Bridge LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $68,000. Finally, Berman Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $68,000.

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF stock traded down $0.18 during trading on Monday, reaching $266.30. The company had a trading volume of 1,584,352 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,106,320. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 12-month low of $214.83 and a 12-month high of $270.67.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd were issued a $1.4551 dividend. This represents a $5.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.19%. This is an increase from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.

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About Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO)

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