WASHINGTON TRUST Co Acquires 65 Shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

WASHINGTON TRUST Co increased its stake in Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHTFree Report) by 11.9% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 610 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 65 shares during the quarter. WASHINGTON TRUST Co’s holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF were worth $153,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Morgan Stanley increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 12.3% during the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,840,245 shares of the company’s stock valued at $456,473,000 after acquiring an additional 201,763 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 7.7% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,676,403 shares of the company’s stock valued at $399,755,000 after acquiring an additional 119,137 shares during the period. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Health Care ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $398,176,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 826,248 shares of the company’s stock valued at $202,282,000 after purchasing an additional 20,260 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 55.5% in the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 785,047 shares of the company’s stock worth $184,564,000 after purchasing an additional 280,071 shares during the period.

Vanguard Health Care ETF Stock Performance

NYSEARCA:VHT opened at $270.52 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $18.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.50 and a beta of 0.73. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $264.42 and a 200 day moving average of $248.66. Vanguard Health Care ETF has a 52-week low of $222.27 and a 52-week high of $271.53.

About Vanguard Health Care ETF

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Vanguard Health Care ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the health care sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of two main industry groups.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

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