Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management Raises Holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM)

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management increased its holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 13.6% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 30,145 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,604 shares during the quarter. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF makes up approximately 1.1% of Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF were worth $2,825,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. M Holdings Securities Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.1% during the third quarter. M Holdings Securities Inc. now owns 10,313 shares of the company’s stock worth $915,000 after buying an additional 112 shares during the period. Cooper Financial Group boosted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 3.7% during the fourth quarter. Cooper Financial Group now owns 3,196 shares of the company’s stock worth $300,000 after buying an additional 114 shares during the period. Brand Asset Management Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 20.9% during the third quarter. Brand Asset Management Group Inc. now owns 666 shares of the company’s stock worth $59,000 after buying an additional 115 shares during the period. Independence Bank of Kentucky boosted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 4.5% during the third quarter. Independence Bank of Kentucky now owns 2,680 shares of the company’s stock worth $238,000 after buying an additional 115 shares during the period. Finally, Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors boosted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 1.6% during the third quarter. Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors now owns 7,097 shares of the company’s stock worth $630,000 after buying an additional 115 shares during the period.

Shares of VYM traded up $0.54 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $94.46. 11,764 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,596,370. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF has a 52-week low of $80.15 and a 52-week high of $94.62. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $93.05 and a 200 day simple moving average of $89.45.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were paid a $0.7791 dividend. This is a boost from Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. This represents a $3.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 23rd.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM)

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