Vanguard Total World Stock ETF (NYSEARCA:VT) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 2,508,436 shares, a growth of 170.8% from the September 14th total of 926,199 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,625,992 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF by 75.2% in the 2nd quarter. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA now owns 1,752 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $129,000 after acquiring an additional 752 shares during the period. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $161,000. Summit Trail Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF by 12,798.0% in the 1st quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 171,415 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $171,000 after acquiring an additional 170,086 shares during the period. Kovack Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF in the 1st quarter worth $202,000. Finally, Nvwm LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF in the 1st quarter worth $241,000.

Shares of Vanguard Total World Stock ETF stock opened at $72.35 on Thursday. Vanguard Total World Stock ETF has a 1 year low of $70.30 and a 1 year high of $79.74.

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 dividend of $0.3615 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Total World Stock ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. This represents a $1.45 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 26th.

Vanguard Total World Stock ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Global All Cap Index, which covers both well-established and still-developing markets. The Fund invests in both foreign and the United States stocks. The fund offers three classes of shares: Investor Shares, Institutional Shares, and ETF Shares.

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