Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:VBR) by 58.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 204,992 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 75,938 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. owned about 0.21% of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF worth $27,219,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF by 113.4% in the 4th quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 826 shares of the company’s stock worth $110,000 after acquiring an additional 439 shares during the last quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $161,000. Carmichael Hill & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $205,000. Pennsylvania Trust Co acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $210,000. Finally, Calton & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $223,000.
Shares of VBR traded down $0.45 on Friday, reaching $130.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 205,554 shares, compared to its average volume of 352,557. Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF has a twelve month low of $118.36 and a twelve month high of $138.96.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 27th. Investors of record on Friday, March 23rd were issued a $0.566 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 22nd. This represents a $2.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.74%.
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Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF Profile
Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Small-Cap Value Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Small Cap Value Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of value stocks of smaller United States companies.
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