FTB Advisors Inc. reduced its position in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 9.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 51,946 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 5,450 shares during the period. FTB Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd were worth $2,193,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VWO. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 60.7% during the second quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 2,450 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 925 shares during the last quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. boosted its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 180.6% during the second quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. now owns 2,514 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 1,618 shares during the period. Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 203.1% during the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 3,446 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 2,309 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans boosted its stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd by 28.4% during the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 4,538 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $184,000 after buying an additional 1,003 shares during the period. Finally, Williams Jones & Associates LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd during the second quarter worth about $200,000.

Shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd (NYSEARCA VWO) traded down 0.61% on Friday, reaching $44.27. 5,613,283 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $44.13 and its 200-day moving average price is $41.84. Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd has a 52 week low of $34.71 and a 52 week high of $45.27.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 21st were paid a dividend of $0.522 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a $2.09 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.69%. This is an increase from Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.

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Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fd Company 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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