Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. lessened its position in Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) by 29.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,300 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,800 shares during the quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.’s holdings in Vanguard Materials ETF were worth $554,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 4th quarter worth $128,000. Mutual Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 4th quarter worth $202,000. BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 4th quarter worth $207,000. KCM Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 1st quarter worth $208,000. Finally, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Materials ETF during the 4th quarter worth $209,000.

Vanguard Materials ETF opened at $135.64 on Tuesday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. Vanguard Materials ETF has a 12 month low of $120.06 and a 12 month high of $144.65.

Vanguard Materials ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Materials ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW)

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