Founders Financial Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 10.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 356,202 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 33,229 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF accounts for about 4.2% of Founders Financial Securities LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Founders Financial Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $14,604,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Verition Fund Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 29.7% during the first quarter. Verition Fund Management LLC now owns 7,491 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $352,000 after buying an additional 1,716 shares during the last quarter. Rainier Group Investment Advisory LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $115,000. Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 31.8% during the first quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 623,939 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $29,314,000 after buying an additional 150,466 shares during the last quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 23.2% during the first quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 13,081 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $615,000 after buying an additional 2,460 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CIBC World Markets Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 12.1% during the first quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 230,071 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $10,809,000 after buying an additional 24,819 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF stock opened at $38.75 on Thursday. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 1 year low of $37.36 and a 1 year high of $50.99.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a dividend of $0.4746 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.90%. This is a boost from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 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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