Visionary Asset Management Inc. cut its holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 6.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 25,858 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,744 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Information Technology ETF accounts for approximately 1.1% of Visionary Asset Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. Visionary Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $3,930,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1,510.5% in the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 13,963 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,122,000 after purchasing an additional 13,096 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 37.8% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,060,585 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $311,231,000 after purchasing an additional 565,442 shares in the last quarter. Brookstone Capital Management lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 12.7% in the third quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 23,534 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,577,000 after buying an additional 2,652 shares during the last quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 44.5% in the second quarter. Good Life Advisors LLC now owns 3,066 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $438,000 after buying an additional 944 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 17.5% in the third quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 80,297 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $12,204,000 after buying an additional 11,954 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA VGT) traded up $1.83 on Friday, reaching $166.40. The company had a trading volume of 303,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 468,785. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 12 month low of $121.20 and a 12 month high of $168.23.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 19th. Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a $0.437 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This is an increase from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. This represents a $1.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.05%. Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 6.49%.

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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).

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

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