Eqis Capital Management Inc. Grows Holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

Eqis Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 126.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 490,119 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 273,923 shares during the period. Vanguard Real Estate ETF accounts for approximately 4.0% of Eqis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd biggest holding. Eqis Capital Management Inc. owned 0.12% of Vanguard Real Estate ETF worth $45,704,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 24.1% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 12,908,620 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,124,341,000 after buying an additional 2,510,262 shares during the period. Creative Planning raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.9% in the 3rd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,383,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $874,990,000 after purchasing an additional 687,094 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 3.6% in the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,451,818 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $389,089,000 after purchasing an additional 156,241 shares during the last quarter. Wealthfront Advisers LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter. Wealthfront Advisers LLC now owns 4,324,305 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $403,241,000 after purchasing an additional 74,788 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.3% in the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,988,573 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $278,684,000 after purchasing an additional 228,381 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of VNQ traded up $0.52 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $91.81. The company had a trading volume of 22,925 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,444,021. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $93.33 and a 200-day moving average price of $90.31. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 52-week low of $71.08 and a 52-week high of $95.49.

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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