Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 4,649.1% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 247,809 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 242,591 shares during the quarter. Johanson Financial Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $5,573,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of VWO. Patten & Patten Inc. TN increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 8.6% during the 4th quarter. Patten & Patten Inc. TN now owns 32,902 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,463,000 after purchasing an additional 2,610 shares during the last quarter. First Hawaiian Bank increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 0.8% during the 4th quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 825,275 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $36,700,000 after purchasing an additional 6,766 shares during the last quarter. Appleton Partners Inc. MA increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 1.2% during the 4th quarter. Appleton Partners Inc. MA now owns 18,785 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $835,000 after purchasing an additional 231 shares during the last quarter. Woodstock Corp increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 5.8% during the 4th quarter. Woodstock Corp now owns 34,652 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,541,000 after purchasing an additional 1,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BT Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 5.3% during the 4th quarter. BT Wealth Management LLC now owns 132,941 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,912,000 after purchasing an additional 6,730 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF stock opened at $45.61 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $43.85 and its 200-day moving average is $42.07. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a fifty-two week low of $38.98 and a fifty-two week high of $45.92.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were paid a dividend of $0.5591 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd. This is a positive change from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.90%.

About Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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