Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 112.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 57,793 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 30,600 shares during the quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. owned approximately 0.23% of Vanguard Utilities ETF worth $6,812,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of VPU. First Republic Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in Vanguard Utilities ETF by 7.1% during the second quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 21,325 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,473,000 after purchasing an additional 1,414 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the second quarter worth approximately $141,000. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 1.0% during the third quarter. Factory Mutual Insurance Co. now owns 1,015,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $119,697,000 after acquiring an additional 9,800 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,065,000. Finally, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 11,392.9% during the second quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 309,159 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,646,000 after acquiring an additional 306,469 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF stock opened at $122.27 on Friday. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a 12 month low of $104.82 and a 12 month high of $125.54.
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About Vanguard Utilities ETF
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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