Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR) by 0.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 369,201 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,145 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF were worth $62,627,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of VCR. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF during the 2nd quarter worth about $92,935,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF by 2.2% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 421,152 shares of the company’s stock worth $71,440,000 after purchasing an additional 8,973 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 248,922 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,224,000 after purchasing an additional 8,758 shares during the period. LPL Financial LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF by 13.9% during the 1st quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 131,843 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,913,000 after purchasing an additional 16,094 shares during the period. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF by 34.9% during the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 131,162 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,804,000 after purchasing an additional 33,957 shares during the period.

VCR stock opened at $180.50 on Thursday. Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF has a 12 month low of $141.89 and a 12 month high of $182.50.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.5531 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.55. This represents a $2.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.23%.

About Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF

Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund. It employs investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Consumer Discretionary Index, an Index of stocks of large, medium, and small United States companies in the consumer discretionary sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEARCA:VCR)

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