WP Advisors LLC trimmed its stake in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE) by 1.3% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 29,658 shares of the company’s stock after selling 397 shares during the period. Vanguard Energy ETF comprises about 2.9% of WP Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. WP Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF were worth $2,651,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Beacon Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Energy ETF by 6,679.4% during the 1st quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,408,080 shares of the company’s stock worth $125,854,000 after purchasing an additional 1,387,310 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in Vanguard Energy ETF by 45.2% during the 4th quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,223,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $94,342,000 after purchasing an additional 381,131 shares in the last quarter. Valmark Advisers Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Energy ETF by 21.3% during the 4th quarter. Valmark Advisers Inc. now owns 282,478 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,782,000 after purchasing an additional 49,673 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Energy ETF by 538.6% during the 4th quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 225,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,388,000 after purchasing an additional 190,191 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LPL Financial LLC increased its position in Vanguard Energy ETF by 5.3% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 195,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,110,000 after purchasing an additional 9,923 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA:VDE traded down $0.22 during trading on Monday, reaching $91.20. The stock had a trading volume of 682 shares, compared to its average volume of 336,749. Vanguard Energy ETF has a 52 week low of $71.70 and a 52 week high of $109.79.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a $0.6673 dividend. This represents a $2.67 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st.
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Vanguard Energy ETF Profile
Vanguard Energy ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Energy 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 Energy Index (the Index), an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the energy sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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