Principal Financial Group Inc. Buys 311 Shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VB)

Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VBFree Report) by 6.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,275 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 311 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Small-Cap ETF were worth $1,125,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Cerity Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 2,168.8% during the 4th quarter. Cerity Partners LLC now owns 5,715,012 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,219,184,000 after purchasing an additional 5,463,111 shares in the last quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF during the 4th quarter valued at about $139,341,000. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 24.0% during the 3rd quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV now owns 1,547,905 shares of the company’s stock valued at $292,662,000 after purchasing an additional 299,689 shares in the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF by 68.7% during the 4th quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 635,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $135,654,000 after purchasing an additional 259,015 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $47,970,000.

Vanguard Small-Cap ETF Stock Performance

Shares of Vanguard Small-Cap ETF stock opened at $222.29 on Monday. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $220.77 and its 200 day simple moving average is $213.91. Vanguard Small-Cap ETF has a 52-week low of $174.84 and a 52-week high of $229.54. The firm has a market cap of $55.05 billion, a PE ratio of 14.11 and a beta of 1.17.

About Vanguard Small-Cap ETF

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The Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (VB) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the CRSP US Small Cap index. The fund tracks the CRSP US Small Cap Index. The market-cap-weighted index includes the bottom 2-15% of the investable universe. VB was launched on Jan 26, 2004 and is managed by Vanguard.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VB)

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