Royal Bank of Canada Has $10.17 Million Stock Holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

Royal Bank of Canada grew its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 12.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 76,514 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,525 shares during the quarter. Royal Bank of Canada owned approximately 0.26% of Vanguard Utilities ETF worth $10,171,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in VPU. Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the second quarter valued at $77,547,000. Redhawk Wealth Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the second quarter valued at $9,149,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 59.5% in the second quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 114,582 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,231,000 after buying an additional 42,742 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 7.1% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 586,145 shares of the company’s stock valued at $77,916,000 after buying an additional 38,662 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UBS Group AG increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 26.6% in the second quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 165,927 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,056,000 after buying an additional 34,845 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VPU opened at $143.05 on Tuesday. The business has a fifty day moving average of $140.56 and a 200-day moving average of $134.08. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a twelve month low of $113.06 and a twelve month high of $145.00.

The company also recently declared a — dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 27th were issued a $1.0885 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.7%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 26th.

Vanguard Utilities ETF 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU)

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