Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) is Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s 5th Largest Position

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management lessened its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 0.3% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 24,453 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 80 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Information Technology ETF makes up approximately 2.2% of Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings, making the stock its 5th largest holding. Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $4,906,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in VGT. Beacon Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 6,226.3% in the first quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 853,223 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $171,182,000 after acquiring an additional 839,736 shares during the period. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $24,356,000. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 9,645.5% in the fourth quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 146,378 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $24,420,000 after purchasing an additional 144,876 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 86.5% in the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 273,758 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $45,736,000 after purchasing an additional 126,974 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $18,663,000.

Shares of VGT stock traded up $0.46 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $209.72. The company had a trading volume of 8,871 shares, compared to its average volume of 656,191. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 12 month low of $154.72 and a 12 month high of $209.66.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were issued a $0.5968 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $2.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.14%.

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About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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