D. Scott Neal Inc. grew its position in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM) by 36.7% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 8,796 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,362 shares during the period. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF comprises approximately 0.4% of D. Scott Neal Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest holding. D. Scott Neal Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF were worth $753,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VYM. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 13.2% in the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 8,567 shares of the company’s stock worth $746,000 after purchasing an additional 999 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new position in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $207,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 66.4% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 13,690 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,192,000 after acquiring an additional 5,464 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 4.3% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 90,589 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,889,000 after acquiring an additional 3,736 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 3.0% during the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 66,793 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,817,000 after buying an additional 1,923 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VYM traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $87.08. 11,141 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,306,661. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF has a 12 month low of $73.18 and a 12 month high of $89.47.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 26th were given a dividend of $0.6516 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 25th. This represents a $2.61 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.99%.

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