Principal Financial Group Inc. Purchases Shares of 3,967 Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)

Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor purchased 3,967 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $533,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VUG. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 78,931,921.7% during the 4th quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. now owns 18,154,365 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,438,676,000 after purchasing an additional 18,154,342 shares during the period. Natixis Advisors L.P. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 567.1% during the 4th quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 577,520 shares of the company’s stock worth $77,577,000 after purchasing an additional 490,946 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 2,904.7% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 483,464 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,944,000 after purchasing an additional 467,374 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 192.5% during the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 654,119 shares of the company’s stock worth $88,063,000 after purchasing an additional 430,489 shares during the period. Finally, Campbell Wealth Management purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $27,011,000.

NYSEARCA:VUG opened at $161.21 on Monday. Vanguard Growth ETF has a fifty-two week low of $124.85 and a fifty-two week high of $162.36.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th were issued a dividend of $0.432 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.07%.

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Vanguard Growth ETF Profile

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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