MML Investors Services LLC boosted its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 28.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 181,888 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 40,573 shares during the quarter. MML Investors Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $15,808,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 354.0% during the first quarter. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV now owns 286 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $25,000 after purchasing an additional 223 shares during the last quarter. Lee Financial Co bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Investors Research Corp acquired a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Armor Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Finally, Athena Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $35,000.
NYSEARCA VNQ traded down $1.77 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $86.82. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 12,896,980 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,092,672. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $88.22. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a twelve month low of $71.08 and a twelve month high of $91.85.
Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company Profile
Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.
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