Water Oak Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VB) by 14.6% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 147,086 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,708 shares during the period. Vanguard Small-Cap ETF comprises about 17.1% of Water Oak Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd biggest holding. Water Oak Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap ETF were worth $19,414,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 85.7% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,763,123 shares of the company’s stock valued at $449,229,000 after acquiring an additional 1,274,920 shares during the last quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at $84,322,000. Jones Financial Companies Lllp lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 11,355,293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,846,143,000 after acquiring an additional 198,231 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 3.2% during the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,773,256 shares of the company’s stock valued at $613,457,000 after acquiring an additional 117,226 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 18.9% during the 3rd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 719,481 shares of the company’s stock valued at $116,973,000 after acquiring an additional 114,612 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of VB traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $141.01. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,036,448 shares, compared to its average volume of 806,931. Vanguard Small-Cap ETF has a 1 year low of $123.80 and a 1 year high of $166.03.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th were issued a $0.7174 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 24th. This represents a $2.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.04%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Small-Cap ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.65.

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