Virtu Financial LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) by 22.7% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,752 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,247 shares during the quarter. Virtu Financial LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Financials ETF were worth $473,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VFH. AE Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 25.3% in the second quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 7,474 shares of the company’s stock worth $516,000 after acquiring an additional 1,509 shares during the period. Westside Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Financials ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $266,000. Private Advisory Group LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Financials ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $3,490,000. Chemical Bank grew its position in Vanguard Financials ETF by 1.7% during the second quarter. Chemical Bank now owns 42,147 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,909,000 after buying an additional 697 shares during the period. Finally, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC grew its position in Vanguard Financials ETF by 35.6% during the second quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 20,112 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,387,000 after buying an additional 5,283 shares during the period.
Shares of NYSEARCA VFH opened at $74.39 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $72.76 and a 200 day moving average of $69.61. Vanguard Financials ETF has a 12-month low of $55.16 and a 12-month high of $75.21.
Vanguard Financials ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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