Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) Shares Bought by BKD Wealth Advisors LLC

BKD Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 7.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 73,305 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,204 shares during the quarter. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF comprises 0.6% of BKD Wealth Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest position. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF were worth $6,384,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.5% during the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 7,140,814 shares of the company’s stock valued at $593,046,000 after buying an additional 108,212 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.8% during the second quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 2,165,144 shares of the company’s stock valued at $179,815,000 after buying an additional 39,126 shares during the period. LPL Financial LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 4.7% during the first quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 2,091,732 shares of the company’s stock valued at $172,547,000 after buying an additional 93,560 shares during the period. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 8,267.4% during the second quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,874,206 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,579,000 after buying an additional 1,851,807 shares during the period. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 5.1% during the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 896,095 shares of the company’s stock valued at $73,848,000 after buying an additional 43,795 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA VYM traded down $0.14 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $87.84. 12,118 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 827,310. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF has a 12-month low of $79.78 and a 12-month high of $90.93.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a dividend of $0.6718 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $2.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.06%. This is a boost from Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM)

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