Raymond James & Associates Boosts Stake in Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG)

Raymond James & Associates lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 2.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 548,500 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 13,154 shares during the quarter. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $85,796,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Raymond James Trust N.A. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 1.0% during the first quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 6,237 shares of the company’s stock worth $975,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the period. Scott & Selber Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Scott & Selber Inc. now owns 20,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,747,000 after purchasing an additional 71 shares during the period. Wells Trecaso Financial Group LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Growth ETF by 1.7% during the first quarter. Wells Trecaso Financial Group LLC now owns 4,562 shares of the company’s stock valued at $714,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the period. Planning Directions Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.8% during the fourth quarter. Planning Directions Inc. now owns 9,421 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,265,000 after purchasing an additional 76 shares during the period. Finally, Cpwm LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Growth ETF by 1.0% during the fourth quarter. Cpwm LLC now owns 7,977 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,072,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA VUG traded up $1.42 on Thursday, reaching $160.42. 4,241 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 883,493. Vanguard Growth ETF has a fifty-two week low of $124.85 and a fifty-two week high of $164.57.

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Vanguard Growth ETF 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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