SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 318.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 54,655 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 41,592 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $4,410,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. North Star Investment Management Corp. purchased a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the second quarter worth $100,000. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the third quarter worth $126,000. O Brien Wealth Partners LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 64.6% during the third quarter. O Brien Wealth Partners LLC now owns 1,646 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $133,000 after buying an additional 646 shares during the period. Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the third quarter worth $143,000. Finally, Ruggie Capital Group purchased a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the second quarter worth $155,000.

Shares of VNQ opened at $80.90 on Tuesday. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12-month low of $72.05 and a 12-month high of $86.14.

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About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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