Raymond James & Associates lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF (NYSEARCA:VIS) by 14.2% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 61,170 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,606 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates’ holdings in Vanguard Industrials ETF were worth $8,307,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of VIS. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF by 0.8% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 399,764 shares of the company’s stock valued at $55,611,000 after acquiring an additional 3,241 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF by 9.0% during the first quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 4,866 shares of the company’s stock valued at $677,000 after acquiring an additional 401 shares during the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF by 29.6% during the first quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 10,765 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,498,000 after acquiring an additional 2,460 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF by 1,009.9% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 54,175 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,537,000 after acquiring an additional 49,294 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pinnacle Associates Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Industrials ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $2,240,000.
Shares of VIS opened at $150.64 on Monday. Vanguard Industrials ETF has a 12 month low of $131.78 and a 12 month high of $151.35.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.5937 per share. This represents a $2.37 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.58%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Industrials ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.56. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 24th.
About Vanguard Industrials ETF
Vanguard Industrials ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Industrials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the industrials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies whose businesses are dominated by one of the following activities, the manufacture and distribution of capital goods (including aerospace and defense, construction, engineering and building products, electrical equipment, and industrial machinery); the provision of commercial services and supplies (including printing, employment, environmental, and office services); or the provision of transportation services (including airlines, couriers, marine, road and rail, and transportation infrastructure).
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