Planning Alternatives Ltd. ADV Boosts Holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Planning Alternatives Ltd. ADV increased its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO) by 0.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 373,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,797 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF accounts for about 2.8% of Planning Alternatives Ltd. ADV’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 11th largest position. Planning Alternatives Ltd. ADV’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $15,054,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Signaturefd LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 6.5% during the third quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 941,646 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,911,000 after purchasing an additional 57,843 shares in the last quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 11.5% during the third quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 482,822 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $19,438,000 after purchasing an additional 49,749 shares in the last quarter. Karpus Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 17.8% during the third quarter. Karpus Management Inc. now owns 1,583,466 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $63,750,000 after purchasing an additional 239,559 shares in the last quarter. First Command Bank lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 1.0% during the third quarter. First Command Bank now owns 26,954 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,085,000 after purchasing an additional 280 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlueSky Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 4.1% during the third quarter. BlueSky Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 62,551 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,509,000 after purchasing an additional 2,460 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:VWO traded up $0.25 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $41.63. 209,624 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 13,883,956. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a 1 year low of $36.35 and a 1 year high of $44.19. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $40.86 and a 200 day moving average price of $41.59.

The company also recently declared a — dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.5186 per share. This represents a yield of 2.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 24th.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF Profile

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

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