Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Stake Reduced by Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.

Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. cut its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 15.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,611 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,227 shares during the quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD.’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $818,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of VPU. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the first quarter worth about $26,450,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 86.2% in the 1st quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 386,141 shares of the company’s stock worth $47,082,000 after purchasing an additional 178,781 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 38.2% in the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 584,646 shares of the company’s stock worth $72,303,000 after purchasing an additional 161,690 shares in the last quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 490.8% in the 1st quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 152,481 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,592,000 after purchasing an additional 126,670 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Group AG increased its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 42.9% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 284,481 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,687,000 after purchasing an additional 85,460 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VPU opened at $132.62 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $127.46 and its 200 day moving average price is $132.67. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 1-year low of $96.09 and a 1-year high of $156.43.

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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