Ascension Asset Management LLC Has $3.12 Million Stock Position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

Ascension Asset Management LLC trimmed its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 1.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 12,754 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 160 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Information Technology ETF accounts for approximately 2.7% of Ascension Asset Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest holding. Ascension Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $3,123,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Royal Bank of Canada raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.5% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 543,241 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $114,565,000 after acquiring an additional 18,574 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1.7% in the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 285,899 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $61,630,000 after acquiring an additional 4,688 shares in the last quarter. Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 24,933.4% in the fourth quarter. Johanson Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 267,857 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,093,000 after acquiring an additional 266,787 shares in the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 8.7% in the second quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 246,594 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $52,029,000 after acquiring an additional 19,740 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.1% in the third quarter. Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC now owns 167,373 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,077,000 after acquiring an additional 5,014 shares in the last quarter.

VGT stock opened at $255.08 on Wednesday. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $242.06 and a 200 day moving average price of $224.10. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 1-year low of $170.45 and a 1-year high of $256.19.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 17th were issued a $0.6513 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.60. This represents a $2.61 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 16th.

Vanguard Information Technology ETF Profile

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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