North Star Asset Management Inc. lessened its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.7% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,210 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 123 shares during the period. North Star Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $298,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VNQ. Creative Planning raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,991,733 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $927,133,000 after acquiring an additional 608,474 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 2.7% during the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,969,625 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $461,131,000 after purchasing an additional 130,048 shares during the period. Wealthfront Advisers LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 4.6% during the fourth quarter. Wealthfront Advisers LLC now owns 4,521,215 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $419,524,000 after purchasing an additional 196,910 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 16.9% in the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,116,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $290,598,000 after purchasing an additional 449,608 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.3% in the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,988,573 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $278,684,000 after purchasing an additional 228,381 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VNQ traded up $1.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $99.56. 3,004,212 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,703,573. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 1 year low of $82.82 and a 1 year high of $98.73. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $94.08 and a 200-day moving average price of $92.64.

Vanguard Real Estate 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 Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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