United Asset Strategies Inc. decreased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 3,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 135 shares during the quarter. United Asset Strategies Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $288,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of VNQ. Principal Financial Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the 4th quarter worth $3,734,000. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the 4th quarter worth $12,556,000. Ridgewood Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the 1st quarter worth $203,000. Toth Financial Advisory Corp lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 0.8% during the 1st quarter. Toth Financial Advisory Corp now owns 35,778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,109,000 after purchasing an additional 280 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 6.3% during the 1st quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 21,335 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,854,000 after purchasing an additional 1,255 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VNQ traded down $0.67 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $89.94. 1,019,542 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,957,594. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 1 year low of $71.08 and a 1 year high of $91.85. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $88.97.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

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 Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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