Avondale Wealth Management lessened its stake in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 3.2% in the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 94,066 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,133 shares during the quarter. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF makes up about 18.8% of Avondale Wealth Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd biggest position. Avondale Wealth Management’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $24,414,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of VOO. Meridian Financial Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $9,631,000. Perkins Coie Trust Co increased its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 57.9% in the 4th quarter. Perkins Coie Trust Co now owns 23,753 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,459,000 after buying an additional 8,709 shares during the period. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL increased its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 0.9% in the 4th quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL now owns 19,252 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,424,000 after buying an additional 169 shares during the period. Tompkins Financial Corp increased its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 8.2% in the 4th quarter. Tompkins Financial Corp now owns 33,589 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,719,000 after buying an additional 2,552 shares during the period. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 5.9% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 8,012,666 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,139,782,000 after buying an additional 444,481 shares during the period.

Shares of VOO opened at $266.60 on Tuesday. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 1 year low of $214.83 and a 1 year high of $270.67.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a $1.4551 dividend. This is a boost from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29. This represents a $5.82 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st.

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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Profile

Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO)

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