First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Trims Position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (VBK)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. decreased its holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK) by 58.5% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 6,866 shares of the company’s stock after selling 9,673 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF were worth $1,036,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of VBK. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 0.8% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 415,362 shares of the company’s stock worth $77,805,000 after buying an additional 3,347 shares during the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. lifted its holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 5.9% during the third quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 14,416 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,701,000 after purchasing an additional 798 shares in the last quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF by 6.0% during the third quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 75,239 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,922,000 after purchasing an additional 4,238 shares in the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $300,000. Finally, Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $101,000.

NYSEARCA:VBK traded up $0.28 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $181.90. 274,064 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 190,780. Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF has a 1 year low of $139.95 and a 1 year high of $190.49.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th were issued a dividend of $0.2418 per share. This represents a $0.97 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 28th.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VBK)

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