Merriman Wealth Management LLC Trims Stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Merriman Wealth Management LLC reduced its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 28.8% during the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 59,238 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 23,930 shares during the period. Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $2,556,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Principal Financial Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,726,000. Millennium Management LLC lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 112.5% during the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 60,962 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,323,000 after acquiring an additional 32,278 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 90.4% during the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 989,263 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,692,000 after acquiring an additional 469,679 shares during the last quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 6.8% during the first quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust now owns 6,289 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $267,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC lifted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 8.1% during the first quarter. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC now owns 55,090 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,341,000 after acquiring an additional 4,150 shares during the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:VWO traded up $0.54 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $40.17. 9,925,654 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 14,168,432. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 12-month low of $36.35 and a 12-month high of $44.19. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $42.08.



About Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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