Morningstar Investment Services LLC lowered its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 5.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 474,210 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,463 shares during the period. Vanguard Growth ETF makes up 1.2% of Morningstar Investment Services LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. Morningstar Investment Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $63,701,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in VUG. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 331.5% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 25,002,647 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,026,426,000 after purchasing an additional 19,208,768 shares during the period. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 78,931,921.7% during the fourth quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. now owns 18,154,365 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,438,676,000 after acquiring an additional 18,154,342 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 3.5% during the fourth quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 32,439,924 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,357,655,000 after acquiring an additional 1,088,174 shares in the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 567.1% during the fourth quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 577,520 shares of the company’s stock worth $77,577,000 after acquiring an additional 490,946 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Growth ETF by 2,904.7% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 483,464 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,944,000 after purchasing an additional 467,374 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VUG stock opened at $155.33 on Tuesday. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 52-week low of $124.85 and a 52-week high of $162.36.

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About Vanguard Growth ETF

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.

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