Guidant Wealth Advisors Has $3.34 Million Stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ)

Guidant Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 10.0% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 38,392 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,504 shares during the period. Vanguard Real Estate ETF accounts for approximately 1.3% of Guidant Wealth Advisors’ holdings, making the stock its 25th largest position. Guidant Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $3,337,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.4% in the 4th quarter. B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. now owns 77,601 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,787,000 after buying an additional 1,073 shares in the last quarter. Riverview Trust Co purchased a new stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 4th quarter worth $3,341,000. Pure Financial Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 0.8% in the 4th quarter. Pure Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 482,966 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $36,015,000 after buying an additional 4,045 shares in the last quarter. Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 37.3% in the 4th quarter. Castle Rock Wealth Management LLC now owns 5,016 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $421,000 after buying an additional 1,362 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.0% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,277,389 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $103,059,000 after buying an additional 94,220 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VNQ stock opened at $85.49 on Friday. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 52-week low of $71.08 and a 52-week high of $88.14.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th were paid a $0.6159 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $2.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%.

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Vanguard Real Estate ETF Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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