Merriman Wealth Management LLC Has $7.11 Million Stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Merriman Wealth Management LLC decreased its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.0% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 76,278 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,398 shares during the period. Vanguard Real Estate ETF accounts for about 1.4% of Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Merriman Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $7,113,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. Palisades Hudson Asset Management L.P. now owns 8,120 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $757,000 after buying an additional 113 shares during the period. Jones Financial Companies Lllp boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 4.0% during the 2nd quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 2,939 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 114 shares during the period. Avitas Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Avitas Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,707 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $411,000 after buying an additional 115 shares during the period. Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Cobblestone Capital Advisors LLC NY now owns 10,494 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $917,000 after buying an additional 115 shares during the period. Finally, Allworth Financial LP boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.1% during the 3rd quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 1,575 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $147,000 after buying an additional 118 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VNQ opened at $94.53 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $92.93 and a two-hundred day moving average of $89.54. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 12-month low of $71.08 and a 12-month high of $94.67.

The firm also recently declared a — dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.744 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.8%.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

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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