Vanguard Communication Services ETF (VOX) Shares Sold by Murphy Capital Management Inc.

Murphy Capital Management Inc. cut its stake in shares of Vanguard Communication Services ETF (NYSEARCA:VOX) by 22.3% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 23,170 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,637 shares during the period. Murphy Capital Management Inc. owned about 0.11% of Vanguard Communication Services ETF worth $1,935,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of VOX. Sandy Spring Bank raised its holdings in Vanguard Communication Services ETF by 5.9% in the fourth quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 4,815 shares of the company’s stock valued at $357,000 after acquiring an additional 270 shares in the last quarter. Covington Capital Management grew its position in Vanguard Communication Services ETF by 3.1% in the 4th quarter. Covington Capital Management now owns 9,385 shares of the company’s stock valued at $695,000 after buying an additional 285 shares during the last quarter. Ledyard National Bank grew its position in Vanguard Communication Services ETF by 36.2% in the 4th quarter. Ledyard National Bank now owns 1,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 360 shares during the last quarter. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Communication Services ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $31,000. Finally, Bigelow Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Communication Services ETF by 25.1% during the 4th quarter. Bigelow Investment Advisors LLC now owns 2,995 shares of the company’s stock worth $222,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VOX traded down $0.01 during trading on Thursday, hitting $86.69. 173,328 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 268,931. Vanguard Communication Services ETF has a 1 year low of $69.48 and a 1 year high of $88.35.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were given a dividend of $0.1464 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $0.59 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.68%.

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Vanguard Communication Services ETF Profile

Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of telecommunication services stocks. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Telecommunication Services 25/50 Index. The MSCI US Investable Market Telecommunication Services 25/50 Index includes stocks of the United States companies within the telecommunication services sector.

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