Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. Grows Position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. boosted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 48,703 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,294 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF comprises approximately 1.9% of Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P.’s portfolio, making the stock its 14th biggest holding. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P.’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $2,674,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VGK. Millennium Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 42.9% in the fourth quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 11,454 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $557,000 after buying an additional 3,438 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 23,288 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,132,000 after buying an additional 546 shares in the last quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 10.1% in the first quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL now owns 4,639 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 425 shares in the last quarter. O Dell Group LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 1.7% in the first quarter. O Dell Group LLC now owns 165,960 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $8,897,000 after buying an additional 2,745 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ledyard National Bank increased its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 19.1% in the first quarter. Ledyard National Bank now owns 103,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,570,000 after buying an additional 16,692 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VGK stock traded down $0.25 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $52.35. The stock had a trading volume of 2,227,365 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,606,635. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 12-month low of $46.80 and a 12-month high of $57.60. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $54.33.

About Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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