Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Stake Lowered by Welch & Forbes LLC

Welch & Forbes LLC lowered its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 18.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 88,417 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 19,532 shares during the period. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $4,300,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Franklin Resources Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the third quarter valued at about $125,356,000. Flow Traders U.S. LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the third quarter valued at about $98,417,000. Money Design Co. Ltd. grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 44,125.9% during the third quarter. Money Design Co. Ltd. now owns 520,981 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $29,290,000 after acquiring an additional 519,803 shares during the period. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp purchased a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the third quarter valued at about $28,110,000. Finally, Ballentine Partners LLC grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 78.6% during the fourth quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC now owns 750,391 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,483,000 after acquiring an additional 330,202 shares during the period.

VGK stock traded up $0.39 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $51.67. 557,852 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,607,396. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 52-week low of $46.80 and a 52-week high of $60.53.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Stake Lowered by Welch & Forbes LLC” was posted by American Banking News and is the property of of American Banking News. If you are viewing this news story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US & international copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2019/02/12/vanguard-ftse-europe-etf-vgk-stake-lowered-by-welch-forbes-llc.html.

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.

Read More: Certificate of Deposit (CD)

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding VGK? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK).

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

Receive News & Ratings for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Leave a Reply