Wedbush Securities Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VB) by 6.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,093 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 251 shares during the quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap ETF were worth $625,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VB. Bank of America Corp DE raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 8.7% during the 4th quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 10,182,916 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,344,043,000 after purchasing an additional 812,954 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 85.7% during the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,763,123 shares of the company’s stock worth $449,229,000 after purchasing an additional 1,274,920 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 0.8% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 1,572,432 shares of the company’s stock worth $207,545,000 after purchasing an additional 12,057 shares in the last quarter. Millburn Ridgefield Corp raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 6.5% during the 4th quarter. Millburn Ridgefield Corp now owns 1,562,179 shares of the company’s stock worth $206,192,000 after purchasing an additional 95,559 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 6.6% during the 4th quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,561,686 shares of the company’s stock worth $206,127,000 after purchasing an additional 96,477 shares in the last quarter.

VB opened at $156.01 on Monday. Vanguard Small-Cap ETF has a 1-year low of $123.80 and a 1-year high of $166.03.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 29th were given a dividend of $0.4766 per share. This represents a $1.91 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th.

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