Hilltop Holdings Inc. Buys 17,872 Shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Hilltop Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 30.9% in the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 75,643 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 17,872 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Real Estate ETF makes up about 1.4% of Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest position. Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $6,611,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 53.6% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,398,358 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $903,722,000 after acquiring an additional 3,627,626 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 11.5% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 8,696,165 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $760,044,000 after acquiring an additional 899,117 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 36.6% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,578,599 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $137,970,000 after acquiring an additional 423,118 shares during the last quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 39.3% during the first quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,120,654 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $97,396,000 after buying an additional 316,368 shares during the last quarter. Finally, US Bancorp DE raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.3% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,295,577 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $373,328,000 after buying an additional 291,559 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA VNQ opened at $93.55 on Friday. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a twelve month low of $71.08 and a twelve month high of $94.07. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $91.36 and a 200 day simple moving average of $88.41.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Company Profile

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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