Miles Capital Inc. Has $1.85 Million Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Miles Capital Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,881 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 597 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Real Estate ETF accounts for approximately 1.5% of Miles Capital Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 11th biggest holding. Miles Capital Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $1,845,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VNQ. First Trust Advisors LP grew its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.1% during the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 44,479 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,866,000 after acquiring an additional 502 shares during the period. United Bank raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 22.9% in the second quarter. United Bank now owns 91,537 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $8,000,000 after purchasing an additional 17,084 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the second quarter worth approximately $1,460,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 43.7% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 235,544 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $20,587,000 after purchasing an additional 71,605 shares during the period. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the second quarter valued at about $122,000.

NYSEARCA VNQ traded up $0.51 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $95.23. The company had a trading volume of 107,271 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,043,254. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a twelve month low of $78.58 and a twelve month high of $95.49. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $92.19 and a 200-day moving average price of $91.85.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 19th were issued a dividend of $0.9569 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. This represents a $3.83 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 18th.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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