Sontag Advisory LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor acquired 101,494 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $8,871,000. Vanguard Real Estate ETF makes up about 0.8% of Sontag Advisory LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 15th largest position.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Meridian Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $84,000. MD Financial Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 39.3% during the 1st quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,120,654 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $97,396,000 after purchasing an additional 316,368 shares during the last quarter. Capital Financial Planning LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $238,000. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.3% during the 2nd quarter. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,842 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $248,000 after purchasing an additional 217 shares during the last quarter. Finally, NEXT Financial Group Inc increased its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 14.3% during the 2nd quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 40,325 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,551,000 after purchasing an additional 5,043 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VNQ traded up $0.49 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $92.63. 3,486,116 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,725,746. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $90.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $88.13. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12 month low of $71.08 and a 12 month high of $94.07.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company 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 Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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