M&T Bank Corp decreased its position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) by 6.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 68,751 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,484 shares during the period. M&T Bank Corp owned 0.20% of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF worth $10,283,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Gradient Investments LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 481.1% in the 1st quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 215 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after buying an additional 178 shares in the last quarter. NewSquare Capital LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the first quarter worth about $30,000. Capital Bank & Trust Co acquired a new stake in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the 1st quarter valued at about $32,000. Simplex Trading LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $37,000. Finally, Stearns Financial Services Group acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $43,000.
VDC stock opened at $159.90 on Friday. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a 12 month low of $120.70 and a 12 month high of $164.90. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $152.78 and a 200 day simple moving average of $151.55.
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund, which seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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