River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP lowered its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 22.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 25,666 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,300 shares during the quarter. River & Mercantile Asset Management LLP’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $5,899,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Silicon Valley Capital Partners raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 1.0% during the fourth quarter. Silicon Valley Capital Partners now owns 4,171 shares of the company’s stock valued at $958,000 after acquiring an additional 42 shares in the last quarter. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 0.3% during the fourth quarter. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel LLC now owns 16,047 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,688,000 after acquiring an additional 47 shares in the last quarter. Avestar Capital LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 19.0% during the fourth quarter. Avestar Capital LLC now owns 344 shares of the company’s stock valued at $77,000 after acquiring an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. Madden Advisory Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 1.4% during the fourth quarter. Madden Advisory Services Inc. now owns 4,615 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,060,000 after acquiring an additional 63 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Trust Co. of Oklahoma raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 2.0% during the fourth quarter. Trust Co. of Oklahoma now owns 3,240 shares of the company’s stock valued at $745,000 after acquiring an additional 64 shares in the last quarter.

VOO stock traded down $0.64 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $255.82. The stock had a trading volume of 97,827 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,366,799. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 52-week low of $214.83 and a 52-week high of $270.67.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a $1.4551 dividend. This represents a $5.82 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. This is a boost from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st.

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About Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO)

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