Compass Ion Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor acquired 2,566 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $467,000. Vanguard Growth ETF accounts for 0.2% of Compass Ion Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 29th largest holding.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in VUG. Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 17,901.8% during the 4th quarter. Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 10,934,121 shares of the company’s stock valued at $60,021,000 after buying an additional 10,873,382 shares in the last quarter. Stephens Group Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $59,687,000. UBS Group AG lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 10,914,331 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,783,292,000 after buying an additional 237,740 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,213,729 shares of the company’s stock valued at $198,311,000 after buying an additional 124,648 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Karpus Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 42.9% during the 3rd quarter. Karpus Management Inc. now owns 278,103 shares of the company’s stock valued at $46,243,000 after buying an additional 83,483 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of VUG stock traded up $0.36 during trading on Friday, reaching $191.33. 160,257 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,178,888. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $181.44 and its 200 day moving average is $171.25. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 1 year low of $140.05 and a 1 year high of $190.97.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 26th were paid a $0.5077 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. This represents a $2.03 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.06%.
About Vanguard Growth ETF
Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.
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