Pittenger & Anderson Inc. Cuts Holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)

Pittenger & Anderson Inc. cut its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 12.5% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 162,852 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 23,345 shares during the quarter. Pittenger & Anderson Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $6,677,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. BLB&B Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 44.7% during the third quarter. BLB&B Advisors LLC now owns 806,848 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $33,081,000 after purchasing an additional 249,209 shares during the period. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 3.8% during the third quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL now owns 354,452 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $14,533,000 after purchasing an additional 12,960 shares during the period. Montecito Bank & Trust bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the third quarter worth approximately $231,000. Arbor Investment Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 2.2% during the third quarter. Arbor Investment Advisors LLC now owns 392,091 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,076,000 after purchasing an additional 8,303 shares during the period. Finally, Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the third quarter worth approximately $1,844,000.

Shares of VWO opened at $38.72 on Friday. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 12 month low of $37.36 and a 12 month high of $50.99.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.4746 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This is a boost from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.90%.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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