Advisory Services Network LLC Has $359,000 Holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

Advisory Services Network LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 149.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,047 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,824 shares during the quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $359,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in VPU. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the fourth quarter worth $36,000. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $56,000. Nalls Sherbakoff Group LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $76,000. Advisors Preferred LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 21.9% during the fourth quarter. Advisors Preferred LLC now owns 678 shares of the company’s stock worth $80,000 after acquiring an additional 122 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $130,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VPU traded up $0.79 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $128.70. 103,208 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 204,441. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 12 month low of $108.48 and a 12 month high of $131.37.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were given a $0.9454 dividend. This represents a $3.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.

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Vanguard Utilities ETF Profile

Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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