Murphy Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,950 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 350 shares during the quarter. Murphy Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $550,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of VWO. WealthNavi Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the first quarter worth about $146,559,000. Mivtachim The Workers Social Insurance Fund Ltd. Under Special Management bought a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the second quarter worth about $139,681,000. Betterment LLC lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 3.4% during the first quarter. Betterment LLC now owns 39,629,146 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,684,239,000 after purchasing an additional 1,312,777 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $48,144,000. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 13.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 8,506,526 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $361,527,000 after acquiring an additional 980,941 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of VWO stock traded down $0.39 on Friday, reaching $40.61. The company had a trading volume of 17,077,203 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,136,968. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a one year low of $36.35 and a one year high of $44.19. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $42.39.
The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.
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