PFG Advisors reduced its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 7.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,178 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,045 shares during the quarter. PFG Advisors’ holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $1,592,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Farmers National Bank bought a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the first quarter worth $26,000. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $36,000. Secrest Blakey & Associates LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the first quarter valued at about $60,000. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $56,000. Finally, Nalls Sherbakoff Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $76,000.
Shares of VPU opened at $130.97 on Monday. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a fifty-two week low of $108.48 and a fifty-two week high of $131.45.
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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