Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (NASDAQ:VXUS) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,877,469 shares, an increase of 127.4% from the February 28th total of 825,541 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 813,488 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Shares of Vanguard Total International Stock ETF stock traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, reaching $53.51. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 695,533 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,065,667. Vanguard Total International Stock ETF has a 12-month low of $45.59 and a 12-month high of $57.87.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 26th were paid a $0.166 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 25th. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. JNBA Financial Advisors boosted its position in Vanguard Total International Stock ETF by 1,733.3% during the fourth quarter. JNBA Financial Advisors now owns 605 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,000 after purchasing an additional 572 shares in the last quarter. Bridgeworth LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Total International Stock ETF by 9.7% during the fourth quarter. Bridgeworth LLC now owns 44,101 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after purchasing an additional 3,917 shares in the last quarter. Portfolio Solutions LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total International Stock ETF during the fourth quarter worth $43,000. Pinnacle Bank purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total International Stock ETF during the fourth quarter worth $47,000. Finally, Executive Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total International Stock ETF during the fourth quarter worth $50,000.

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