Bank of New York Mellon Corp Boosts Holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPUFree Report) by 126.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 3,790 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,114 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $483,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of VPU. J.W. Cole Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 2.7% during the 3rd quarter. J.W. Cole Advisors Inc. now owns 21,011 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,680,000 after purchasing an additional 559 shares in the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 124.0% during the 3rd quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 6,993 shares of the company’s stock worth $892,000 after buying an additional 3,871 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 16.9% in the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 58,560 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,469,000 after purchasing an additional 8,469 shares during the last quarter. Solitude Financial Services raised its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 11.1% in the 3rd quarter. Solitude Financial Services now owns 36,491 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,654,000 after purchasing an additional 3,656 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dakota Wealth Management raised its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 2,062.3% in the 3rd quarter. Dakota Wealth Management now owns 36,976 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,716,000 after purchasing an additional 35,266 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Utilities ETF Trading Up 1.2 %

Shares of VPU stock opened at $132.12 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $135.35 and a 200 day moving average price of $134.42. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a twelve month low of $118.81 and a twelve month high of $152.73. The company has a market capitalization of $4.76 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.10 and a beta of 0.54.

About Vanguard Utilities ETF

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Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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