Traders Buy Large Volume of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Put Options (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors bought 4,345 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 356% compared to the average volume of 952 put options.

NYSEARCA VWO opened at $50.69 on Friday. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 12 month low of $47.49 and a 12 month high of $56.66. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $49.99 and its 200 day simple moving average is $51.04.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Guidance Point Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $25,000. Gibson Capital LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $29,000. Albion Financial Group UT acquired a new position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $35,000. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora grew its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 314.5% in the second quarter. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora now owns 659 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $36,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tompkins Financial Corp acquired a new position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $34,000.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Company Profile

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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