Optimum Investment Advisors raised its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 28.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,442 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,127 shares during the quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors’ holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $753,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 41.2% in the 2nd quarter. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA now owns 20,518 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $838,000 after acquiring an additional 5,986 shares in the last quarter. Brighton Jones LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd in the 2nd quarter valued at about $443,000. Capital Fund Management S.A. increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 580.8% in the 2nd quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A. now owns 167,038 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,820,000 after acquiring an additional 142,504 shares in the last quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd in the 2nd quarter valued at about $376,000. Finally, Cambridge Associates LLC MA ADV increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 5.5% in the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Associates LLC MA ADV now owns 838,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $34,252,000 after acquiring an additional 43,812 shares in the last quarter.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (VWO) traded up 1.02% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $43.57. 14,298,664 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 52-week low of $34.71 and a 52-week high of $45.27. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $43.86 and a 200 day moving average of $41.47.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st were paid a dividend of $0.522 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a $2.09 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.79%.

Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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