Hardy Reed LLC reduced its position in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 1.6% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 159,775 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,553 shares during the period. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF makes up about 17.6% of Hardy Reed LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its biggest holding. Hardy Reed LLC’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $47,262,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VOO. Evoke Wealth LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF in the third quarter valued at $36,707,000. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 13.6% in the third quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,392 shares of the company’s stock valued at $380,000 after purchasing an additional 167 shares during the period. Nadler Financial Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 6.1% in the fourth quarter. Nadler Financial Group Inc. now owns 58,404 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,276,000 after purchasing an additional 3,346 shares during the period. Enterprise Bank & Trust Co boosted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 14.8% in the third quarter. Enterprise Bank & Trust Co now owns 39,480 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,762,000 after purchasing an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Finally, Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC boosted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 5.1% in the third quarter. Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC now owns 6,230 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,698,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:VOO traded down $3.37 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $301.44. The company had a trading volume of 2,119,620 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,820,195. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $296.53 and its 200-day simple moving average is $280.17. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 12-month low of $240.63 and a 12-month high of $305.92.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 24th were issued a $1.4285 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd. This represents a $5.71 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.90%.

About Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO)

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