Sigma Planning Corp raised its position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 247.1% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,028 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,394 shares during the period. Sigma Planning Corp owned 0.08% of Vanguard Utilities ETF worth $2,985,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $36,000. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $56,000. Nalls Sherbakoff Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $76,000. Advisors Preferred LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 21.9% in the 4th quarter. Advisors Preferred LLC now owns 678 shares of the company’s stock worth $80,000 after purchasing an additional 122 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First PREMIER Bank bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $100,000.
Shares of NYSEARCA VPU traded down $1.79 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $129.12. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 121,633 shares, compared to its average volume of 192,809. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a one year low of $108.48 and a one year high of $133.93.
Vanguard Utilities ETF Company Profile
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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