Optimum Investment Advisors Boosts Holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

Optimum Investment Advisors lifted its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 4.2% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 7,306 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 292 shares during the quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors’ holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $1,575,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of VGT. Ballentine Partners LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 4.3% during the 2nd quarter. Ballentine Partners LLC now owns 1,373 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $290,000 after acquiring an additional 56 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 10,720 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,260,000 after acquiring an additional 57 shares during the period. 180 Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 2.6% during the 2nd quarter. 180 Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 2,554 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $555,000 after acquiring an additional 65 shares during the period. IFG Advisory LLC lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. IFG Advisory LLC now owns 13,113 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,765,000 after acquiring an additional 79 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. lifted its position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter. Northern Oak Wealth Management Inc. now owns 2,390 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $504,000 after acquiring an additional 81 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA VGT traded down $2.05 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $216.57. 214,175 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 601,815. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 52-week low of $154.72 and a 52-week high of $223.67. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $215.73 and a 200 day simple moving average of $211.16.

The firm also recently declared a — dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 27th were given a dividend of $0.8344 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 26th. This represents a yield of 1.2%.

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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