Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) Position Boosted by Bank of Montreal Can

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 21.6% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,648,823 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,713,689 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned 0.68% of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF worth $395,602,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 29.9% during the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 28,853,454 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,217,614,000 after purchasing an additional 6,636,552 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 6.3% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 26,298,322 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,109,789,000 after purchasing an additional 1,551,668 shares in the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 44.0% during the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 24,063,786 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,015,517,000 after purchasing an additional 7,351,997 shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 597.7% during the 2nd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 19,775,063 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $834,507,000 after purchasing an additional 16,940,761 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 36.0% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 13,656,805 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $576,317,000 after purchasing an additional 3,614,636 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:VWO opened at $38.72 on Friday. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a twelve month low of $37.36 and a twelve month high of $50.99.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a dividend of $0.4746 per share. This is a positive change from Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.90%.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Company Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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