Gemmer Asset Management LLC Decreases Holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

Gemmer Asset Management LLC cut its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 33.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 62,492 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 31,616 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF comprises about 1.1% of Gemmer Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 23rd biggest holding. Gemmer Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $3,513,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 1.9% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,144,137 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $124,682,000 after acquiring an additional 39,918 shares in the last quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 5.1% in the 1st quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 174,181 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $10,129,000 after acquiring an additional 8,450 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 14.2% in the 1st quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 874,979 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $50,880,000 after acquiring an additional 109,031 shares in the last quarter. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the 1st quarter worth about $246,000. Finally, Syntal Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 49.9% in the 1st quarter. Syntal Capital Partners LLC now owns 12,023 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $699,000 after acquiring an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF stock traded up $0.18 during trading on Friday, hitting $52.76. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 564,850 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,014,419. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 52 week low of $52.29 and a 52 week high of $63.60.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th were paid a $0.2216 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $0.89 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.68%.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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