NEXT Financial Group Inc lessened its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 12.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 28,315 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,184 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc owned about 0.09% of Vanguard Utilities ETF worth $4,046,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at $25,000. Larson Financial Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $27,000. Ellis Investment Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 50.4% during the 4th quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC now owns 212 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,000 after acquiring an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $36,000. Finally, Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 33.2% during the 3rd quarter. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,000 after acquiring an additional 73 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA:VPU traded up $1.14 on Tuesday, reaching $148.49. 219,937 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 164,254. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a fifty-two week low of $117.86 and a fifty-two week high of $148.64. The company’s 50 day moving average is $141.93 and its 200-day moving average is $139.45.
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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