United Capital Financial Advisers LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) by 139.7% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 31,316 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,250 shares during the period. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Financials ETF were worth $2,176,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. UBS Group AG lifted its position in Vanguard Financials ETF by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 2,771,924 shares of the company’s stock valued at $192,566,000 after acquiring an additional 160,997 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Vanguard Financials ETF by 7.7% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,389,909 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,557,000 after buying an additional 99,970 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Financials ETF by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 673,824 shares of the company’s stock valued at $46,810,000 after buying an additional 12,839 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 15.1% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 448,730 shares of the company’s stock worth $31,429,000 after purchasing an additional 58,842 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Madison Investment Holdings Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 61.6% during the 4th quarter. Madison Investment Holdings Inc. now owns 389,438 shares of the company’s stock worth $27,276,000 after purchasing an additional 148,473 shares during the last quarter.
Vanguard Financials ETF stock opened at $67.54 on Friday. Vanguard Financials ETF has a 1-year low of $59.92 and a 1-year high of $75.48.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, July 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.3604 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard Financials ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 28th.
Vanguard Financials ETF Profile
Vanguard Financials ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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