Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 1.5% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 465,903 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 7,323 shares during the period. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd accounts for about 2.2% of Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its biggest holding. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $21,390,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Betterment LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 7.3% in the 3rd quarter. Betterment LLC now owns 19,345,622 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $842,889,000 after purchasing an additional 1,310,115 shares during the last quarter. SigFig Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter. SigFig Wealth Management LLC now owns 282,821 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $12,323,000 after purchasing an additional 9,555 shares during the last quarter. Wilshire Associates Inc raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. Wilshire Associates Inc now owns 166,005 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,966,000 after purchasing an additional 6,920 shares during the last quarter. Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 2.9% in the 3rd quarter. Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. now owns 96,034 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,184,000 after purchasing an additional 2,749 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Beaumont Financial Partners LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 4.6% in the 3rd quarter. Beaumont Financial Partners LLC now owns 402,608 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $17,542,000 after purchasing an additional 17,820 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA VWO) opened at $48.91 on Thursday. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 52 week low of $36.80 and a 52 week high of $49.02. The stock has a market capitalization of $70,990.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.61.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were paid a $0.2121 dividend. This represents a $0.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -14.32%.

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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.

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

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