Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd. reduced its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 60.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 4,068 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 6,250 shares during the quarter. Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $331,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of VNQ. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $368,538,000. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC raised its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 6,719.9% in the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,273,982 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $40,420,000 after purchasing an additional 3,225,976 shares during the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $104,408,000. Truepoint Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1,264.2% in the 2nd quarter. Truepoint Inc. now owns 1,176,480 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $95,824,000 after purchasing an additional 1,090,241 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can bought a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $79,622,000.

VNQ stock traded down $0.20 during trading on Friday, hitting $75.82. The company had a trading volume of 10,167,920 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,611,572. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12 month low of $72.05 and a 12 month high of $86.14.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 25th were given a $1.1437 dividend. This represents a $4.57 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.73.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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