Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) Hits New 52-Week High at $255.95

Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) shares reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $255.95 and last traded at $255.18, with a volume of 848 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $255.76.

The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $241.67 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $223.88.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th were paid a $0.6513 dividend. This represents a $2.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.02%. This is a boost from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 16th.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 6.6% in the 3rd quarter. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 738 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $159,000 after buying an additional 46 shares during the last quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 6.4% during the 3rd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 812 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $175,000 after buying an additional 49 shares during the period. Sandy Spring Bank boosted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 41.8% during the 3rd quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 173 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,000 after buying an additional 51 shares during the period. EP Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 4.6% during the 3rd quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,368 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $295,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the period. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 64.4% during the 3rd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 171 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,000 after buying an additional 67 shares during the period.

Vanguard Information Technology ETF Company Profile (NYSEARCA:VGT)

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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