Sandy Spring Bank boosted its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 25.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 98,329 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 19,742 shares during the quarter. Sandy Spring Bank’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $4,015,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of VWO. Bridgewater Associates LP raised its holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 9.3% in the second quarter. Bridgewater Associates LP now owns 78,890,113 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,221,083,000 after purchasing an additional 6,706,497 shares in the last quarter. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 11,674.0% in the second quarter. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. now owns 3,598,962 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $146,946,000 after acquiring an additional 3,568,395 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 34.9% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,049,443 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $369,489,000 after acquiring an additional 2,339,786 shares during the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 14.5% in the second quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 13,606,487 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $555,552,000 after acquiring an additional 1,718,008 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 137.9% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 2,397,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $97,905,000 after acquiring an additional 1,389,976 shares during the last quarter.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA VWO) traded up 0.67% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $45.06. The stock had a trading volume of 9,236,889 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $43.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $41.35. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 52-week low of $34.71 and a 52-week high of $45.10.

Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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