Norway Savings Bank Has $1.66 Million Holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (VNQ)

Norway Savings Bank raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 5.8% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,064 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,047 shares during the period. Vanguard Real Estate ETF makes up approximately 1.5% of Norway Savings Bank’s portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Norway Savings Bank’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $1,657,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VNQ. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 2.1% in the fourth quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 13,843,678 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,032,323,000 after purchasing an additional 287,041 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 48.0% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,643,892 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $858,750,000 after purchasing an additional 3,451,474 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning lifted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.8% in the fourth quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,991,919 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $521,388,000 after purchasing an additional 503,966 shares during the last quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. purchased a new position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $383,723,000. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp lifted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 3,684,810 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $274,776,000 after purchasing an additional 194,679 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF stock opened at $88.05 on Monday. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12 month low of $71.08 and a 12 month high of $88.09.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, March 29th were paid a $0.6159 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $2.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.80%.

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Vanguard Real Estate ETF Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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