Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co. cut its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 15.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 349,320 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 65,770 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF accounts for 1.0% of Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co.’s portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. Lockheed Martin Investment Management Co.’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $20,662,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 98.3% during the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 143,075 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,463,000 after buying an additional 70,933 shares in the last quarter. Coastline Trust Co grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 21.1% during the fourth quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 18,935 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,120,000 after buying an additional 3,295 shares in the last quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 16.2% during the fourth quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,752 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $636,000 after buying an additional 1,498 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 5.5% during the fourth quarter. Creative Planning now owns 26,530 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,569,000 after buying an additional 1,380 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 13.5% during the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,051,632 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $62,204,000 after buying an additional 125,072 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA VGK) traded up $0.11 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $62.16. The company had a trading volume of 4,501,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,363,418. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a fifty-two week low of $48.56 and a fifty-two week high of $62.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $19,490.00 and a P/E ratio of -6.31.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were given a dividend of $0.3136 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase from Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. This represents a $1.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -16.24%.

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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Company Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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