Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund (NASDAQ:VIGI) Short Interest Up 108.0% in May

Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund (NASDAQ:VIGIGet Rating) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,510,000 shares, an increase of 108.0% from the May 15th total of 726,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 352,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.3 days.

NASDAQ VIGI opened at $70.76 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $74.56 and its 200-day moving average price is $79.34. Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund has a 52 week low of $69.50 and a 52 week high of $93.36.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.234 per share. This represents a $0.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, March 21st.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund by 85.4% in the 1st quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 495 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,000 after purchasing an additional 228 shares during the period. Confluence Wealth Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund in the 4th quarter worth $44,000. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund by 140.9% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 807 shares of the company’s stock worth $52,000 after acquiring an additional 472 shares in the last quarter. Asset Dedication LLC grew its stake in Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund by 169.5% during the 4th quarter. Asset Dedication LLC now owns 636 shares of the company’s stock worth $54,000 after buying an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cassady Schiller Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund during the 4th quarter worth $56,000.

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