Gradient Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 8.0% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 9,670 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 714 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Growth ETF makes up approximately 1.2% of Gradient Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd biggest holding. Gradient Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $1,513,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Executive Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $2,159,000. Spectrum Asset Management Inc. NB CA boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 2.0% in the 1st quarter. Spectrum Asset Management Inc. NB CA now owns 37,625 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,885,000 after purchasing an additional 740 shares during the last quarter. Sowell Financial Services LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Growth ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $429,000. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Growth ETF by 2.6% during the 4th quarter. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC now owns 90,059 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,098,000 after acquiring an additional 2,241 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cooper Financial Group bought a new position in Vanguard Growth ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $403,000.
Vanguard Growth ETF stock opened at $161.21 on Wednesday. Vanguard Growth ETF has a fifty-two week low of $124.85 and a fifty-two week high of $162.36.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th were paid a dividend of $0.432 per share. This represents a $1.73 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 28th.
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About Vanguard Growth ETF
Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.
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