Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management Sells 723 Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management lessened its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 3.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 23,347 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 723 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Information Technology ETF makes up approximately 2.3% of Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $5,032,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of VGT. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 77.7% in the 2nd quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 1,365,481 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $287,966,000 after purchasing an additional 597,141 shares in the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 21.4% in the 2nd quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 1,027,750 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $216,742,000 after purchasing an additional 181,300 shares in the last quarter. CMC Financial Group raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 10,086.9% in the 2nd quarter. CMC Financial Group now owns 142,311 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $30,012,000 after purchasing an additional 140,914 shares in the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 56.0% in the 2nd quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 260,726 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $54,970,000 after purchasing an additional 93,586 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Atria Investments LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1,235.7% in the 2nd quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 99,710 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $956,000 after purchasing an additional 92,245 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF stock traded up $2.57 during trading on Monday, reaching $224.25. The company had a trading volume of 844,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 592,549. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a fifty-two week low of $154.72 and a fifty-two week high of $223.67. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $216.47 and its 200-day moving average is $211.70.

The firm also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 27th were paid a dividend of $0.8344 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 1.2%.

About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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