Whitnell & Co. reduced its stake in Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE) by 25.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund owned 16,385 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,645 shares during the period. Whitnell & Co.’s holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF were worth $1,278,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of VDE. 1 North Wealth Services LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Energy ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $26,000. Personal Wealth Partners increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 263.3% in the third quarter. Personal Wealth Partners now owns 356 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,000 after purchasing an additional 258 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Energy ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $34,000. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. bought a new stake in Vanguard Energy ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $41,000. Finally, Signaturefd LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 12,775.0% in the second quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 515 shares of the company’s stock worth $44,000 after purchasing an additional 511 shares in the last quarter.
VDE stock traded down $0.31 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $79.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 262,727 shares, compared to its average volume of 304,253. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $77.42 and its 200 day moving average price is $80.95. Vanguard Energy ETF has a 12 month low of $71.70 and a 12 month high of $94.82.
Vanguard Energy ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Energy 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 Energy Index (the Index), an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the energy sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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