Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) Shares Acquired by Commonwealth Equity Services LLC

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 8.7% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 302,698 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 24,165 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC owned approximately 0.12% of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF worth $16,227,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Alpine Group USVI LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the 1st quarter worth $449,000. RiverGlades Family Offices LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the first quarter worth about $1,661,000. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. grew its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 20.3% during the first quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. now owns 5,139 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $276,000 after purchasing an additional 866 shares in the last quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 5.5% during the first quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 8,796 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $472,000 after buying an additional 460 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Empirical Finance LLC bought a new position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,007,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VGK traded up $0.20 during trading on Monday, hitting $55.10. The company had a trading volume of 2,054,003 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,783,470. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $54.01. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a one year low of $46.80 and a one year high of $58.33.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 18th were given a $0.9598 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 17th. This represents a $3.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.97%. This is an increase from Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Company Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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