Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) Holdings Cut by Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management cut its stake in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 2.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 24,427 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 594 shares during the period. Vanguard Information Technology ETF accounts for 2.1% of Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings, making the stock its 5th largest position. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $4,948,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VGT. Bank of America Corp DE increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.2% during the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 28,388,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,149,634,000 after purchasing an additional 881,831 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 2.6% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,470,840 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $448,210,000 after purchasing an additional 63,494 shares during the period. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.9% during the third quarter. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 1,497,159 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $303,265,000 after purchasing an additional 55,702 shares during the period. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 11.0% during the second quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 1,421,224 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $258,499,000 after purchasing an additional 140,470 shares during the period. Finally, Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 12.9% during the second quarter. Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC now owns 1,203,228 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $218,295,000 after purchasing an additional 137,063 shares during the period.

Shares of VGT traded up $5.88 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $189.48. 46,570 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 612,207. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 52 week low of $155.53 and a 52 week high of $204.44.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.6488 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, September 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.49. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.37%.

About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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