BB&T Securities LLC cut its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 11.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 52,894 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 6,914 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $2,571,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Franklin Resources Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $125,356,000. Flow Traders U.S. LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $98,417,000. Money Design Co. Ltd. grew its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 44,125.9% in the third quarter. Money Design Co. Ltd. now owns 520,981 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $29,290,000 after purchasing an additional 519,803 shares in the last quarter. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp purchased a new position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the 3rd quarter worth $28,110,000. Finally, Ballentine Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 78.6% in the 4th quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC now owns 750,391 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,483,000 after purchasing an additional 330,202 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of VGK stock opened at $51.83 on Thursday. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 12 month low of $46.80 and a 12 month high of $60.53.
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About Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF
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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