Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 16.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 3,546 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 513 shares during the quarter. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $411,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VPU. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 11,392.9% during the second quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 309,159 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,646,000 after purchasing an additional 306,469 shares in the last quarter. American Investment Services Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the second quarter valued at $5,516,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 34.8% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 138,896 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,107,000 after purchasing an additional 35,885 shares in the last quarter. Visionary Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the second quarter valued at $3,068,000. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 7.8% during the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 351,094 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,713,000 after purchasing an additional 25,492 shares in the last quarter.

VPU traded down $0.01 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $118.12. 212,550 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 180,285. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 52-week low of $104.82 and a 52-week high of $125.54.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.9343 per share. This represents a $3.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, September 24th.

Vanguard Utilities ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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