Investors Purchase High Volume of Put Options on Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWOGet Free Report) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 4,423 put options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 637% compared to the typical volume of 600 put options.

Institutional Trading of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Boston Standard Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Boston Standard Wealth Management LLC now owns 366,716 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $16,048,000 after buying an additional 5,069 shares during the period. Csenge Advisory Group lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 8.0% during the 2nd quarter. Csenge Advisory Group now owns 46,249 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,024,000 after buying an additional 3,421 shares in the last quarter. Advocate Group LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. Advocate Group LLC now owns 101,894 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,459,000 after buying an additional 4,498 shares in the last quarter. Gill Capital Partners LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter. Gill Capital Partners LLC now owns 47,087 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,061,000 after buying an additional 2,884 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Richard P Slaughter Associates Inc lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Richard P Slaughter Associates Inc now owns 197,309 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,634,000 after buying an additional 649 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Stock Up 0.4 %

VWO stock opened at $45.03 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $81.50 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.50 and a beta of 0.80. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $43.93 and a 200-day simple moving average of $42.07. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 52 week low of $37.46 and a 52 week high of $45.04.

About Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

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The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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