Vanguard Growth ETF (VUG) Shares Bought by PFG Advisors

PFG Advisors lifted its holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 4.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 12,469 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 533 shares during the period. Vanguard Growth ETF makes up approximately 1.4% of PFG Advisors’ portfolio, making the stock its 14th biggest holding. PFG Advisors’ holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $1,859,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Viridian Ria LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF by 29.1% during the third quarter. Viridian Ria LLC now owns 41,522 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,685,000 after purchasing an additional 9,367 shares during the last quarter. Palo Capital Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $225,000. Merit Financial Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 5.2% during the 3rd quarter. Merit Financial Group LLC now owns 1,175,997 shares of the company’s stock valued at $189,392,000 after buying an additional 57,756 shares in the last quarter. Creative Planning lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 3.8% during the 3rd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 111,540 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,962,000 after buying an additional 4,118 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Calton & Associates Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 72.5% during the 3rd quarter. Calton & Associates Inc. now owns 4,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $725,000 after buying an additional 1,892 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VUG stock opened at $147.12 on Friday. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 52-week low of $134.16 and a 52-week high of $162.36.



The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, October 1st were given a $0.4674 dividend. This represents a $1.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 28th. This is an increase from Vanguard Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.36.

Vanguard Growth ETF Profile

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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