Blue Edge Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 1.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 4,915 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 53 shares during the quarter. Blue Edge Capital LLC’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $1,791,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of VOO. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. grew its position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 40,864.1% in the 4th quarter. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 266,292,173 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,204,000 after buying an additional 265,642,111 shares in the last quarter. Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 3,217.5% in the 1st quarter. Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co now owns 2,477,968 shares of the company’s stock worth $902,723,000 after acquiring an additional 2,403,274 shares during the period. Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV bought a new position in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $807,313,000. Systematic Alpha Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 301.1% during the first quarter. Systematic Alpha Investments LLC now owns 1,118,224 shares of the company’s stock valued at $407,369,000 after acquiring an additional 839,410 shares during the period. Finally, HighTower Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF during the first quarter worth approximately $305,321,000.
NYSEARCA VOO traded up $0.26 on Friday, reaching $389.67. 70,659 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,017,308. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 12 month low of $272.77 and a 12 month high of $390.36. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $382.08.
Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.
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