Merriman Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (NYSEARCA:VEU) by 5.7% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 24,659 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,328 shares during the quarter. Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF were worth $1,325,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of VEU. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV purchased a new position in Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF in the 3rd quarter worth $25,000. Savior LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $27,000. Horan Capital Advisors LLC. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF in the third quarter valued at about $48,000. Belmont Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $54,000. Finally, Arlington Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF in the third quarter valued at about $61,000.

Shares of VEU stock traded down $0.42 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $53.91. The stock had a trading volume of 62,850 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,706,450. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $53.77 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $51.28. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF has a 52-week low of $47.32 and a 52-week high of $54.81.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were given a $0.5814 dividend. This is a boost from Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 23rd. This represents a $2.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.31%.

About Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE All-World ex US Index (the Index). The Index includes approximately 2,200 stocks of companies in 46 countries, from both developed and emerging markets worldwide.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF (NYSEARCA:VEU)

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