Norris Perne & French LLP MI grew its stake in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA) by 9.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 221,476 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 18,219 shares during the quarter. Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF comprises about 1.4% of Norris Perne & French LLP MI’s holdings, making the stock its 28th biggest holding. Norris Perne & French LLP MI’s holdings in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $9,935,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of VEA. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 12.2% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 24,362 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,007,000 after purchasing an additional 2,641 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $293,000. Northern Trust Corp grew its position in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 53.0% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,051,662 shares of the company’s stock worth $84,774,000 after buying an additional 710,674 shares during the period. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 52.3% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 599,169 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,758,000 after buying an additional 205,643 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its position in shares of Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF by 18.3% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,313,058 shares of the company’s stock worth $76,986,000 after buying an additional 357,019 shares during the period.

Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA) traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $47.35. 9,186,700 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,286,750. Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF has a 12-month low of $37.52 and a 12-month high of $47.36.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a $0.4315 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. This is an increase from Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.65%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:VEA)

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