North Star Investment Management Corp. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 30.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 4,831 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,128 shares during the quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp.’s holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF were worth $421,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 7,140,814 shares of the company’s stock worth $593,046,000 after buying an additional 108,212 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 2,165,144 shares of the company’s stock worth $179,815,000 after buying an additional 39,126 shares during the period. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 8,267.4% during the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,874,206 shares of the company’s stock worth $22,579,000 after buying an additional 1,851,807 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 703,789 shares of the company’s stock worth $58,450,000 after buying an additional 6,350 shares during the period. Finally, Summit Trail Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 5,920.2% during the 1st quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 602,985 shares of the company’s stock worth $603,000 after buying an additional 592,969 shares during the period.

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF stock opened at $83.81 on Friday. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF has a one year low of $79.78 and a one year high of $90.93.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a $0.6718 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.61. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $2.69 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.21%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM)

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