Guidant Wealth Advisors increased its stake in shares of VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 117.8% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 76,953 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 41,629 shares during the period. VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF makes up 4.5% of Guidant Wealth Advisors’ holdings, making the stock its 8th largest position. Guidant Wealth Advisors’ holdings in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF were worth $10,438,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $368,538,000. Acorns Advisers LLC acquired a new stake in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $65,169,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF by 35.1% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,938,040 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $221,734,000 after buying an additional 763,396 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D grew its holdings in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF by 55.2% in the 1st quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 1,800,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $135,846,000 after buying an additional 639,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its holdings in VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF by 22.4% in the 1st quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 3,111,749 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $234,844,000 after buying an additional 569,653 shares during the last quarter.

VNQ traded down $0.27 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $82.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,127,886 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,990,451. VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF has a twelve month low of $72.05 and a twelve month high of $86.14.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 19th were issued a $0.7318 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 18th. This represents a $2.93 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.56%. This is a positive change from VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.71.

VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for VANGUARD IX FUN/RL EST IX FD ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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