Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) Sees Large Volume Increase

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Tuesday . 463,262 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 89% from the previous session’s volume of 4,252,394 shares.The stock last traded at $66.04 and had previously closed at $65.71.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $68.43 and a 200-day moving average of $67.77.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of VGK. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 63.2% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 31,818,883 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,140,139,000 after acquiring an additional 12,326,682 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 12.4% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 14,953,453 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,005,768,000 after acquiring an additional 1,648,533 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 9,865,385 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $663,546,000 after acquiring an additional 35,287 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp acquired a new position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $386,828,000. Finally, Mather Group LLC. boosted its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 1.5% during the 2nd quarter. Mather Group LLC. now owns 5,703,175 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $383,595,000 after acquiring an additional 85,688 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Company Profile (NYSEARCA:VGK)

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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