Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund (NASDAQ:VXUS) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund (NASDAQ:VXUSGet Rating) was the target of a large increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,240,000 shares, an increase of 51.9% from the August 15th total of 3,450,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,900,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Wimmer Associates 1 LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund by 2.3% in the 4th quarter. Wimmer Associates 1 LLC now owns 7,975 shares of the company’s stock worth $507,000 after purchasing an additional 180 shares during the last quarter. HT Partners LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund by 4.1% in the 1st quarter. HT Partners LLC now owns 4,630 shares of the company’s stock worth $277,000 after purchasing an additional 181 shares during the last quarter. DT Investment Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund by 5.1% during the first quarter. DT Investment Partners LLC now owns 3,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 189 shares during the last quarter. Camden Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund by 1.5% during the first quarter. Camden Capital LLC now owns 12,705 shares of the company’s stock worth $759,000 after buying an additional 190 shares during the last quarter. Finally, PrairieView Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund by 67.1% during the second quarter. PrairieView Partners LLC now owns 498 shares of the company’s stock worth $26,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund Stock Performance

VXUS opened at $50.37 on Wednesday. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $52.00 and a 200 day moving average price of $54.74. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund has a twelve month low of $49.01 and a twelve month high of $66.68.

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 22nd were issued a $0.589 dividend. This is a positive change from Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $2.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 21st.

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