Allied Investment Advisors LLC decreased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 5.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 3,035 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 170 shares during the period. Allied Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $609,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VGT. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 15.4% during the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 32,694 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,622,000 after buying an additional 4,359 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 17.0% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 22,411 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,539,000 after buying an additional 3,259 shares during the last quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $2,860,000. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $244,000. Finally, B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $241,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VGT traded up $0.65 during trading on Monday, reaching $211.04. 493,859 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 649,503. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 52-week low of $154.72 and a 52-week high of $211.08.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.5968 per share. This represents a $2.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.

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About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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