Webster Bank N. A. grew its stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 2.0% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 190,777 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,786 shares during the period. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF makes up about 7.1% of Webster Bank N. A.’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. Webster Bank N. A.’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $49,514,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of VOO. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 3.4% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 7,144,673 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,907,984,000 after acquiring an additional 232,674 shares during the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 48.9% in the third quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 14,089 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,762,000 after acquiring an additional 4,630 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 9.8% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 89,385 shares of the company’s stock valued at $23,870,000 after acquiring an additional 7,991 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 20.9% in the third quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 34,123 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,112,000 after acquiring an additional 5,900 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 10.3% in the third quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 3,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $855,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:VOO opened at $264.74 on Thursday. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 52 week low of $214.83 and a 52 week high of $270.67.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a dividend of $1.4551 per share. This represents a $5.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.20%. This is a boost from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st.

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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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