Farmers National Bank acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 1,579 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $222,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in VGT. Greenleaf Trust boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1,124.7% in the second quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 18,321 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,580,000 after purchasing an additional 16,825 shares during the period. Naples Global Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF in the second quarter valued at $320,000. Smith Salley & Associates boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 0.4% in the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 18,688 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,632,000 after purchasing an additional 83 shares during the period. Montecito Bank & Trust boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 125.9% in the second quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust now owns 6,601 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $930,000 after purchasing an additional 3,679 shares during the period. Finally, Bristlecone Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 34.3% in the second quarter. Bristlecone Advisors LLC now owns 6,715 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $946,000 after purchasing an additional 1,715 shares during the period.

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Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) traded up 0.46% on Friday, hitting $156.53. 303,112 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $151.87 and a 200 day moving average price of $145.06. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 12-month low of $116.33 and a 12-month high of $156.86.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th were given a $0.419 dividend. This is a positive change from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 27th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.07%.

Vanguard Information Technology ETF Company Profile

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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