Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSE:VEA) saw a large decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 11,485,697 shares, a decrease of 41.0% from the September 15th total of 19,464,711 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 7,762,246 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 0.5% during the second quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC now owns 3,454 shares of the company’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the last quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 12,848 shares of the company’s stock valued at $531,000 after purchasing an additional 35 shares during the last quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 9,286 shares of the company’s stock valued at $384,000 after purchasing an additional 40 shares during the last quarter. GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. now owns 6,804 shares of the company’s stock valued at $281,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Massey Quick & Co. LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 1.1% in the 2nd quarter. Massey Quick & Co. LLC now owns 5,788 shares of the company’s stock valued at $239,000 after purchasing an additional 61 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (VEA) opened at 43.95 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $43.39 and a 200 day moving average price of $41.84. Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF has a 12 month low of $35.52 and a 12 month high of $44.21.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st were paid a dividend of $0.179 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 20th.

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