Leavell Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 7.4% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 50,607 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 3,465 shares during the period. Leavell Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $2,323,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VWO. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 17.7% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 52,148,854 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,129,238,000 after acquiring an additional 7,841,767 shares during the last quarter. Wealthfront Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 6.8% during the 3rd quarter. Wealthfront Inc. now owns 23,199,087 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,010,784,000 after acquiring an additional 1,477,713 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 38.5% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 20,355,029 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $886,868,000 after acquiring an additional 5,653,616 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 12.6% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 19,424,493 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $793,103,000 after acquiring an additional 2,168,461 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Betterment LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 7.3% during the 3rd quarter. Betterment LLC now owns 19,345,622 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $842,889,000 after acquiring an additional 1,310,115 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) opened at $47.96 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $69,610.00 and a P/E ratio of -6.48. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a one year low of $36.80 and a one year high of $47.98.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.2121 per share. This represents a $0.85 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s dividend payout ratio is presently -14.32%.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd Company Profile

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 Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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