IndexIQ Advisors LLC Grows Position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

IndexIQ Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 1,030.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 96,356 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 87,833 shares during the period. IndexIQ Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $5,166,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. GenTrust LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 2.9% during the first quarter. GenTrust LLC now owns 863,323 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $46,283,000 after purchasing an additional 24,086 shares during the period. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 1.6% during the first quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 21,971 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,176,000 after purchasing an additional 349 shares during the period. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 0.9% during the first quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 805,079 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $43,160,000 after purchasing an additional 7,203 shares during the period. Aspiriant LLC bought a new position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the first quarter worth about $214,000. Finally, Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 8.3% during the first quarter. Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC now owns 1,283,815 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $68,825,000 after purchasing an additional 98,672 shares during the period.

Shares of VGK opened at $53.31 on Wednesday. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 12 month low of $46.80 and a 12 month high of $60.53.

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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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