Foothills Asset Management Ltd. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 73,856 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,284 shares during the period. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd comprises 2.4% of Foothills Asset Management Ltd.’s portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position. Foothills Asset Management Ltd.’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $3,218,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 60.7% during the second quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 2,450 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 925 shares during the period. Thomas White International Ltd. increased its position in shares of 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 buying an additional 1,618 shares during the period. Barnett & Company Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 203.1% during the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 3,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $141,000 after buying an additional 2,309 shares during the period. MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd during the second quarter valued at about $145,000. Finally, Westwood Holdings Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 81.8% during the second quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 3,811 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $156,000 after buying an additional 1,715 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA VWO) traded up 0.40% during trading on Friday, hitting $44.81. 9,160,707 shares of the company traded hands. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 52 week low of $34.71 and a 52 week high of $45.33. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $44.46 and a 200 day moving average price of $42.21.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 21st were issued a $0.522 dividend. This represents a $2.09 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 20th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.

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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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