Spruce Investment Advisors LLC lowered its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 7.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 18,171 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,558 shares during the period. Vanguard Utilities ETF accounts for 4.4% of Spruce Investment Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest holding. Spruce Investment Advisors LLC owned 0.08% of Vanguard Utilities ETF worth $2,119,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Calton & Associates Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $184,000. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $213,000. Founders Financial Securities LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $217,000. Front Row Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $224,000. Finally, Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $242,000.
Shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU) traded up $0.96 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $110.86. 147,602 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 276,848. The stock has a market cap of $2,490.00 and a P/E ratio of 6.74. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 52 week low of $104.82 and a 52 week high of $125.54.
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Vanguard Utilities ETF Company 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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