American Investment Services Inc. lowered its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 2.0% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 47,503 shares of the company’s stock after selling 967 shares during the period. Vanguard Utilities ETF makes up 2.0% of American Investment Services Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 11th biggest position. American Investment Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $5,538,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. increased its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 36,360.5% during the 4th quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 214,388 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,995,000 after purchasing an additional 213,800 shares in the last quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 4.7% during the 4th quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,423,933 shares of the company’s stock worth $166,016,000 after purchasing an additional 63,459 shares in the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 35.3% during the 4th quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 60,776 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,086,000 after purchasing an additional 15,843 shares in the last quarter. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY increased its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 445.0% during the 4th quarter. Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY now owns 14,028 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,636,000 after purchasing an additional 11,454 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Exchange Capital Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 73.5% during the 4th quarter. Exchange Capital Management Inc. now owns 17,462 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,036,000 after purchasing an additional 7,395 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU) opened at $107.49 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $2,460.00 and a PE ratio of 6.54. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 52-week low of $104.82 and a 52-week high of $125.54.

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Vanguard Utilities ETF Profile

Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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