Welch & Forbes LLC lowered its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 4.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 229,069 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 10,538 shares during the period. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $9,392,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. WoodTrust Financial Corp increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 5.2% during the 3rd quarter. WoodTrust Financial Corp now owns 119,019 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,880,000 after buying an additional 5,908 shares during the last quarter. Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 11.6% in the 3rd quarter. Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management LLC now owns 107,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,395,000 after purchasing an additional 11,173 shares during the last quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 354,449 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $14,532,000 after purchasing an additional 16,352 shares during the last quarter. Norway Savings Bank increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 5.5% in the 3rd quarter. Norway Savings Bank now owns 63,063 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,586,000 after purchasing an additional 3,278 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Portfolio Solutions LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $206,000.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF stock opened at $38.75 on Thursday. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a fifty-two week low of $37.36 and a fifty-two week high of $50.99.

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

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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