Calamos Wealth Management LLC reduced its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 27.2% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,265 shares of the company’s stock after selling 472 shares during the period. Calamos Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $230,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Towerpoint Wealth LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 4.0% during the fourth quarter. Towerpoint Wealth LLC now owns 59,917 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,915,000 after buying an additional 2,280 shares during the last quarter. Campbell Wealth Management grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 3.8% during the fourth quarter. Campbell Wealth Management now owns 247,955 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,170,000 after buying an additional 9,050 shares during the last quarter. Relyea Zuckerberg Hanson LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $5,875,000. Stephens Group Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $59,687,000. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 672.3% during the fourth quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 24,249 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,417,000 after buying an additional 21,109 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA VUG opened at $189.06 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $181.18 and a 200-day moving average price of $171.11. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 1 year low of $140.05 and a 1 year high of $189.68.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 26th were issued a dividend of $0.5077 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. This represents a $2.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 24th.
Vanguard Growth ETF Company Profile
Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.
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