Manning & Napier Group LLC grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 5.1% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 311,144 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,155 shares during the period. Manning & Napier Group LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $16,195,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VWO. First Trust Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 1.8% during the 1st quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 32,550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,383,000 after acquiring an additional 583 shares during the period. Townsquare Capital LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 5.0% in the third quarter. Townsquare Capital LLC now owns 9,968 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $437,000 after acquiring an additional 479 shares in the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 403.7% during the third quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 57,584 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,490,000 after buying an additional 46,152 shares during the period. EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 38.1% in the fourth quarter. EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC now owns 7,387 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $370,000 after purchasing an additional 2,037 shares during the period. Finally, Private Trust Co. NA increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 91,475 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,583,000 after buying an additional 2,410 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VWO opened at $52.96 on Tuesday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $52.54 and a 200-day moving average of $50.93. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 52-week low of $35.00 and a 52-week high of $56.66.

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

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