Baird Financial Group Inc. Reduces Stock Position in Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH)

Baird Financial Group Inc. cut its stake in Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFHGet Rating) by 1.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 43,275 shares of the company’s stock after selling 799 shares during the period. Baird Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Financials ETF were worth $3,340,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Column Capital Advisors LLC grew its position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 83.1% in the first quarter. Column Capital Advisors LLC now owns 293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,000 after purchasing an additional 133 shares during the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 86.9% in the first quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 299 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 139 shares during the last quarter. Better Money Decisions LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $33,000. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $37,000. Finally, Zions Bancorporation N.A. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $42,000.

Vanguard Financials ETF Trading Down 1.7 %

VFH stock opened at $86.49 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $80.27 and its 200-day simple moving average is $81.30. Vanguard Financials ETF has a 12 month low of $72.96 and a 12 month high of $102.52.

Vanguard Financials ETF Company Profile

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Vanguard Financials ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH)

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