Welch & Forbes LLC Sells 3,591 Shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

Welch & Forbes LLC cut its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 78,425 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 3,591 shares during the quarter. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $4,305,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of VGK. Millennium Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 42.9% in the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 11,454 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $557,000 after buying an additional 3,438 shares during the period. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 23,288 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,132,000 after buying an additional 546 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $50,269,000. Intl Fcstone Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the first quarter valued at $413,000. Finally, BigSur Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 158.7% in the first quarter. BigSur Wealth Management LLC now owns 121,775 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,528,000 after buying an additional 74,710 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA VGK traded up $0.40 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $53.87. The company had a trading volume of 139,225 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,573,368. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 1 year low of $46.80 and a 1 year high of $58.33. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $54.65.

About Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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