Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 83.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,091,269 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 495,234 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF accounts for approximately 6.8% of Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest position. Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC owned about 0.36% of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF worth $63,654,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VGK. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $107,871,000. State Street Corp raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 526.1% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,799,061 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $99,198,000 after buying an additional 1,511,725 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 23.1% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 6,856,594 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $378,073,000 after buying an additional 1,286,196 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 323.0% in the 3rd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 1,328,333 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $77,481,000 after buying an additional 1,014,289 shares during the period. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 273.8% in the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 1,246,230 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $68,717,000 after buying an additional 912,830 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) traded up $0.36 on Friday, reaching $58.44. 7,056,700 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,621,726. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 12-month low of $47.21 and a 12-month high of $59.02.

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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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