IndexIQ Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) by 42.2% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 3,378 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,003 shares during the quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Utilities ETF were worth $438,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $36,000. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $56,000. Secrest Blakey & Associates LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Utilities ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $60,000. Nalls Sherbakoff Group LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 4th quarter worth $76,000. Finally, First PREMIER Bank purchased a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 1st quarter worth $100,000.
Shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF stock opened at $131.28 on Wednesday. Vanguard Utilities ETF has a one year low of $108.48 and a one year high of $132.33.
Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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