Northern Trust Corp Reduces Holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)

Northern Trust Corp lessened its holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 0.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 154,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 831 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp owned 0.16% of Vanguard Information Technology ETF worth $25,735,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. Private Capital Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 3,275 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $546,000 after purchasing an additional 61 shares in the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 13.2% in the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 652 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 76 shares during the last quarter. MCF Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 53.9% in the fourth quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 234 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $39,000 after buying an additional 82 shares during the last quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH raised its position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 1,375 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $229,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management raised its position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management now owns 24,533 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,093,000 after buying an additional 106 shares during the last quarter.

VGT stock traded up $0.38 on Friday, hitting $210.39. 383,459 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 651,579. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a twelve month low of $154.72 and a twelve month high of $210.59.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd were given a dividend of $0.5968 per share. This represents a $2.39 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st.

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About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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