IFG Advisory LLC Invests $3.44 Million in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

IFG Advisory LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 25,863 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,438,000.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Comerica Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 469.2% during the fourth quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 55,391 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,527,000 after purchasing an additional 45,659 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 59.9% during the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,083 shares of the company’s stock worth $600,000 after purchasing an additional 1,905 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the first quarter worth about $316,000. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 17,866.7% during the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 218,834 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,361,000 after purchasing an additional 217,616 shares during the period. Finally, Atlas Capital Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 147.5% during the first quarter. Atlas Capital Advisors LLC now owns 11,745 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,522,000 after purchasing an additional 6,999 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF stock traded up $0.53 during trading on Friday, reaching $138.59. 661 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 192,912. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $134.74 and its 200 day moving average is $130.80. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 1 year low of $113.06 and a 1 year high of $138.24.

Vanguard Utilities ETF Profile

Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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