Vanguard Total World Stock (NYSEARCA:VT) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in December. As of December 29th, there was short interest totalling 382,379 shares, a decline of 50.0% from the December 15th total of 765,001 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 756,607 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Total World Stock by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 2,866 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $194,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Total World Stock by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 3,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $236,000 after purchasing an additional 72 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Total World Stock by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 37,296 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,519,000 after purchasing an additional 298 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. grew its stake in Vanguard Total World Stock by 4.8% during the 2nd quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 11,583 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $782,000 after purchasing an additional 533 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank grew its stake in Vanguard Total World Stock by 10.9% during the 2nd quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 5,736 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $397,000 after purchasing an additional 564 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Total World Stock (NYSEARCA VT) opened at $77.87 on Thursday. Vanguard Total World Stock has a one year low of $62.00 and a one year high of $78.01.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a dividend of $0.4915 per share. This represents a $1.97 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.52%. This is a boost from Vanguard Total World Stock’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th.

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About Vanguard Total World Stock

Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Global All Cap Index, which covers both well-established and still-developing markets. The Fund invests in both foreign and the United States stocks. The fund offers three classes of shares: Investor Shares, Institutional Shares, and ETF Shares.

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