First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Has $1.23 Million Holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. cut its holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) by 3.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 9,410 shares of the company’s stock after selling 336 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF were worth $1,229,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Mutual Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 13.2% in the 4th quarter. Mutual Advisors LLC now owns 5,838 shares of the company’s stock worth $766,000 after purchasing an additional 682 shares during the period. Financial Advocates Investment Management grew its holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 18.8% during the 4th quarter. Financial Advocates Investment Management now owns 569 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,000 after buying an additional 90 shares in the last quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $38,759,000. MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 22.5% in the fourth quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 37,122 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,869,000 after purchasing an additional 6,825 shares in the last quarter. Finally, 1832 Asset Management L.P. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $456,000.

Shares of VDC stock traded down $0.06 on Friday, reaching $146.74. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 98,309 shares, compared to its average volume of 183,297. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a 1 year low of $124.93 and a 1 year high of $147.15.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.7475 per share. This represents a $2.99 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st.

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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund, which seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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