TPG Financial Advisors LLC lessened its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 0.9% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 29,924 shares of the company’s stock after selling 273 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Growth ETF accounts for about 4.5% of TPG Financial Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest holding. TPG Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $5,451,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Growth ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $768,000. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 4.9% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 38,915 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,358,000 after purchasing an additional 1,810 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 19.5% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 15,276 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,496,000 after purchasing an additional 2,497 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 28.0% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 38,888 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,354,000 after purchasing an additional 8,507 shares during the period. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 7,430.3% during the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 2,485 shares of the company’s stock worth $406,000 after purchasing an additional 2,452 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA VUG traded down $0.84 on Tuesday, reaching $188.51. The company had a trading volume of 3,982,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,261,300. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 52 week low of $139.10 and a 52 week high of $189.48. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $180.69 and its 200-day moving average is $170.85.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 26th were issued a dividend of $0.5077 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 24th. This represents a $2.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.08%. This is a boost from Vanguard Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.

About Vanguard Growth ETF

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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