Short Interest in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) Declines By 32.3%

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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 879,554 shares, a decrease of 32.3% from the August 15th total of 1,299,061 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,234,407 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days.

NYSEARCA:VOO traded up $3.38 on Friday, hitting $253.60. 7,134,698 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,819,607. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a fifty-two week low of $232.42 and a fifty-two week high of $270.67.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a $1.2067 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.16. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, September 26th. This represents a $4.83 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.90%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of VOO. 180 Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 13.3% during the 2nd quarter. 180 Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 1,665 shares of the company’s stock worth $415,000 after buying an additional 196 shares during the last quarter. Texas Yale Capital Corp. lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. Texas Yale Capital Corp. now owns 5,820 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,452,000 after buying an additional 202 shares during the last quarter. Private Trust Co. NA lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 4,118 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,027,000 after buying an additional 206 shares during the last quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 10,437 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,604,000 after buying an additional 211 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Glenview Trust Co lifted its holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Glenview Trust Co now owns 13,712 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,422,000 after buying an additional 219 shares during the last quarter.

About Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.

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