Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) Shares Acquired by Hanson & Doremus Investment Management

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Hanson & Doremus Investment Management grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 6.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 193,533 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,969 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF comprises approximately 2.5% of Hanson & Doremus Investment Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $8,606,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of VWO. Occidental Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 2.0% in the 4th quarter. Occidental Asset Management LLC now owns 69,679 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,099,000 after purchasing an additional 1,378 shares in the last quarter. Gradient Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 4.4% in the 4th quarter. Gradient Capital Advisors LLC now owns 24,586 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,093,000 after purchasing an additional 1,042 shares in the last quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 48.4% in the 4th quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 529,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $23,564,000 after purchasing an additional 172,924 shares in the last quarter. Moseley Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $994,000. Finally, Gradient Investments LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 88.3% in the 4th quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 853 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $38,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VWO traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $45.56. The company had a trading volume of 223,445 shares, compared to its average volume of 12,735,557. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 1-year low of $38.98 and a 1-year high of $45.92. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $43.98 and a 200-day simple moving average of $42.10.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were paid a $0.5591 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd. This is an increase from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. This represents a $2.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.91%.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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