Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) Stock Position Raised by Wall Capital Group Inc.

Wall Capital Group Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 11.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,801 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 2,899 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Real Estate ETF makes up 1.2% of Wall Capital Group Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest holding. Wall Capital Group Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $2,430,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of VNQ. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 53.6% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,398,358 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $903,722,000 after buying an additional 3,627,626 shares during the period. Beacon Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7,969.1% in the 1st quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,964,754 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $170,757,000 after buying an additional 1,940,405 shares during the period. Hartz Capital Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $103,555,000. Ellis Investment Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8,591.5% in the 1st quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC now owns 987,093 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $987,000 after buying an additional 975,736 shares during the period. Finally, Creative Planning raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 11.5% in the 1st quarter. Creative Planning now owns 7,797,048 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $677,641,000 after buying an additional 805,312 shares during the period.

Shares of VNQ stock traded up $0.76 on Tuesday, hitting $88.32. The stock had a trading volume of 222,254 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,976,509. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 1 year low of $71.08 and a 1 year high of $91.85. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $89.01.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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