Commonwealth Equity Services LLC Decreases Stock Holdings in Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW)

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) by 3.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 39,493 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,454 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Materials ETF were worth $4,991,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VAW. Beacon Capital Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Materials ETF by 26.5% during the third quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,261,587 shares of the company’s stock valued at $159,439,000 after buying an additional 264,596 shares during the period. Starfire Investment Advisers Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Materials ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $4,630,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Materials ETF by 13.0% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 315,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,924,000 after buying an additional 36,412 shares during the period. Certified Advisory Corp grew its position in Vanguard Materials ETF by 67.7% during the second quarter. Certified Advisory Corp now owns 54,173 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,945,000 after buying an additional 21,862 shares during the period. Finally, CX Institutional bought a new stake in Vanguard Materials ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,552,000.

VAW opened at $130.28 on Thursday. Vanguard Materials ETF has a 1-year low of $103.54 and a 1-year high of $131.06. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $125.79 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $124.67.

Vanguard Materials ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Materials ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW)

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