MML Investors Services LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) by 1.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 25,039 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 469 shares during the quarter. MML Investors Services LLC owned approximately 0.16% of Vanguard Materials ETF worth $3,082,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF by 14.8% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,229 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,603,000 after buying an additional 1,575 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF by 14.8% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 12,229 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,603,000 after acquiring an additional 1,575 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $347,000. Dearborn Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $237,000. Finally, Certified Advisory Corp grew its holdings in Vanguard Materials ETF by 9,612.2% during the 4th quarter. Certified Advisory Corp now owns 24,669 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,734,000 after buying an additional 24,415 shares during the last quarter.
NYSEARCA:VAW traded up $1.30 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $128.20. 106,956 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 141,260. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $122.08. Vanguard Materials ETF has a 1-year low of $103.54 and a 1-year high of $138.09.
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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