Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYM)

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (NYSEARCA:VYMGet Rating) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders acquired 5,002 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 349% compared to the average volume of 1,115 call options.

Institutional Trading of Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VYM. Private Trust Co. NA acquired a new position in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $726,000. Brown Advisory Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 15.3% during the 2nd quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 412,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $41,982,000 after purchasing an additional 54,838 shares during the last quarter. Francis Financial Inc. acquired a new position in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $13,744,000. Acute Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 290.9% during the 2nd quarter. Acute Investment Advisory LLC now owns 123,638 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,574,000 after purchasing an additional 92,006 shares during the last quarter. Finally, W Advisors LLC raised its stake in Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF by 125.5% during the 2nd quarter. W Advisors LLC now owns 8,546 shares of the company’s stock valued at $869,000 after purchasing an additional 4,756 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF Stock Down 1.2 %

Shares of VYM opened at $101.58 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $105.31 and its 200 day moving average price is $107.38. Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF has a 52 week low of $98.63 and a 52 week high of $115.66.

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