Global Retirement Partners LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 27.6% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 35,462 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,671 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Growth ETF makes up approximately 1.2% of Global Retirement Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Global Retirement Partners LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $4,764,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Scott & Selber Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.3% in the 4th quarter. Scott & Selber Inc. now owns 20,450 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,747,000 after buying an additional 71 shares during the period. Planning Directions Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Growth ETF by 0.8% in the 4th quarter. Planning Directions Inc. now owns 9,421 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,265,000 after purchasing an additional 76 shares in the last quarter. Cpwm LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Growth ETF by 1.0% in the 4th quarter. Cpwm LLC now owns 7,977 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,072,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. First National Trust Co boosted its stake in Vanguard Growth ETF by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. First National Trust Co now owns 1,959 shares of the company’s stock worth $263,000 after purchasing an additional 79 shares in the last quarter. Finally, San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA boosted its stake in Vanguard Growth ETF by 10.8% in the 4th quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 828 shares of the company’s stock worth $111,000 after purchasing an additional 81 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Growth ETF stock traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $154.95. The stock had a trading volume of 132,874 shares, compared to its average volume of 985,342. Vanguard Growth ETF has a one year low of $124.85 and a one year high of $162.36.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th will be paid a $0.432 dividend. This represents a $1.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th.

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About Vanguard Growth ETF

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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