Madden Advisory Services Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 6.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 2,639 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 170 shares during the quarter. Madden Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $366,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Ambassador Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 166.7% in the 1st quarter. Ambassador Advisors LLC now owns 208 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. Capital Analysts LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $36,000. Allred Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 1st quarter valued at $41,000. Red Door Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $46,000. Finally, WealthShield Partners LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 44.0% during the 2nd quarter. WealthShield Partners LLC now owns 396 shares of the company’s stock valued at $46,000 after acquiring an additional 121 shares during the period.
Shares of NYSEARCA:VPU traded down $0.13 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $147.95. 2,388 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 220,019. The company’s 50 day moving average is $147.12 and its two-hundred day moving average is $143.36. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 52 week low of $123.34 and a 52 week high of $152.65.
Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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