JT Stratford LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 17.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 6,494 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 957 shares during the period. JT Stratford LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $915,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the business. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $180,000. Sii Investments Inc. WI increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 67.9% during the second quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 15,945 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,247,000 after purchasing an additional 6,450 shares in the last quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 19.0% during the second quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors now owns 4,953 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $698,000 after purchasing an additional 791 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 163.7% during the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 124,491 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $17,534,000 after purchasing an additional 77,276 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Institute for Wealth Management LLC. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,121,000.

Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) traded down 0.03% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $152.77. The stock had a trading volume of 231,907 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $150.05 and its 200-day moving average is $143.96. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 52-week low of $116.34 and a 52-week high of $152.95.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 28th were issued a dividend of $0.419 per share. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.10%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 27th.

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Vanguard Information Technology ETF Profile

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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