YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 60.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,450 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 925 shares during the period. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $100,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Thomas White International Ltd. grew its holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 180.6% during the second quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. now owns 2,514 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $103,000 after purchasing an additional 1,618 shares during the period. Barnett & Company Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 203.1% in the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 3,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $141,000 after purchasing an additional 2,309 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 28.4% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 4,538 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $184,000 after purchasing an additional 1,003 shares in the last quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 11.2% in the second quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 4,915 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $201,000 after purchasing an additional 495 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Capital Advisors Group LLC. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd in the second quarter worth $211,000.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) traded up 0.140% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $43.631. 1,177,548 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’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 1-year low of $34.71 and a 1-year high of $45.27.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 21st were given a dividend of $0.522 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 20th. This is a boost from Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. This represents a $2.09 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.79%.

About Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd

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.

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

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