W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co bought a new stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 6,589 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $269,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Granite Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 0.4% in the second quarter. Granite Investment Advisors LLC now owns 12,442 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $531,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. King Luther Capital Management Corp lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 0.4% in the second quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp now owns 13,649 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $557,000 after buying an additional 58 shares during the period. BSW Wealth Partners lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 0.5% in the second quarter. BSW Wealth Partners now owns 11,676 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $477,000 after buying an additional 63 shares during the period. Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 2.5% in the second quarter. Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,439 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $84,228,000 after buying an additional 83 shares during the period. Finally, Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 0.3% in the second quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. now owns 25,968 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,060,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the period.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was first published by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. If you are accessing this news story on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of U.S. & international copyright and trademark legislation. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/09/22/w-g-shaheen-associates-dba-whitney-co-invests-269000-in-vanguard-emerging-markets-stock-index-fd-vwo.html.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (VWO) traded down 0.619% on Friday, reaching $44.175. 5,079,068 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $43.86 and its 200 day moving average price is $41.47. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 12 month low of $34.71 and a 12 month high of $45.27.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a $0.522 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a $2.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.70%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.

Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd Company 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)

Receive News & Stock Ratings for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd and related stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter.