First Mercantile Trust Co. decreased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 15.5% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 240,971 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 44,114 shares during the period. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd accounts for approximately 1.8% of First Mercantile Trust Co.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position. First Mercantile Trust Co.’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $9,839,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Barnett & Company Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 203.1% in the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 3,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 2,309 shares during the period. Barrett Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 11.2% in the second quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 4,915 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $201,000 after buying an additional 495 shares in the last quarter. First Capital Advisors Group LLC. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd during the second quarter worth approximately $211,000. Lee Financial Co bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd during the second quarter worth approximately $231,000. Finally, Perennial Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 8.4% in the second quarter. Perennial Advisors LLC now owns 6,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $250,000 after buying an additional 475 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (VWO) opened at 42.41 on Friday. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a one year low of $34.71 and a one year high of $43.80. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $42.13 and its 200-day moving average price is $40.42.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd Company Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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