Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm bought 1,981 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $268,000.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Acropolis Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 9.0% during the 2nd quarter. Acropolis Investment Management LLC now owns 726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $119,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.9% during the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 6,990 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,142,000 after purchasing an additional 65 shares during the period. Foresight Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.8% during the second quarter. Foresight Wealth Management LLC now owns 8,601 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,405,000 after purchasing an additional 72 shares during the period. Claro Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 1.0% during the first quarter. Claro Advisors LLC now owns 8,025 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,255,000 after purchasing an additional 83 shares during the period. Finally, Droms Strauss Advisors Inc. MO ADV increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.8% during the second quarter. Droms Strauss Advisors Inc. MO ADV now owns 10,276 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,682,000 after purchasing an additional 83 shares during the period.

Shares of VUG traded up $0.36 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $169.28. 24,064 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 777,225. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 52 week low of $124.85 and a 52 week high of $170.42. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $165.48 and its 200-day simple moving average is $161.74.

The firm also recently announced a — dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.3854 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 1%.

Vanguard Growth ETF Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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