Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE) Position Lessened by Simplex Trading LLC

Simplex Trading LLC decreased its stake in Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE) by 60.6% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 1,085 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,666 shares during the period. Simplex Trading LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF were worth $82,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. IVC Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF by 4.3% in the 2nd quarter. IVC Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 3,615 shares of the company’s stock worth $274,000 after purchasing an additional 148 shares during the last quarter. Financial Advisory Service Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. Financial Advisory Service Inc. now owns 8,882 shares of the company’s stock worth $674,000 after purchasing an additional 158 shares during the last quarter. Ten Capital Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Ten Capital Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 11,976 shares of the company’s stock worth $909,000 after purchasing an additional 161 shares during the last quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF by 90.5% in the 2nd quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 421 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Valmark Advisers Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Energy ETF by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Valmark Advisers Inc. now owns 16,335 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,240,000 after purchasing an additional 269 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VDE opened at $79.69 on Thursday. Vanguard Energy ETF has a 12-month low of $36.62 and a 12-month high of $81.47. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $70.73 and its 200 day simple moving average is $71.51.

Vanguard Energy ETF Profile

Vanguard Energy ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Energy Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Energy Index (the Index), an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the energy sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE)

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