First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Trims Holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. trimmed its position in Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE) by 40.9% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 21,137 shares of the company’s stock after selling 14,620 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF were worth $1,645,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VDE. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 10.2% in the 2nd quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 7,550 shares of the company’s stock worth $642,000 after acquiring an additional 699 shares in the last quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 9.6% in the 2nd quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 9,701 shares of the company’s stock worth $825,000 after acquiring an additional 853 shares in the last quarter. Boston Private Wealth LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Energy ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $533,000. Evanson Asset Management LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. Evanson Asset Management LLC now owns 4,314 shares of the company’s stock worth $367,000 after acquiring an additional 168 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Affiance Financial LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Energy ETF by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Affiance Financial LLC now owns 26,107 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,220,000 after acquiring an additional 969 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Energy ETF stock traded up $0.65 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $78.61. The stock had a trading volume of 201,331 shares, compared to its average volume of 301,827. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $77.13 and its two-hundred day moving average is $80.57. Vanguard Energy ETF has a 52-week low of $71.70 and a 52-week high of $93.17.

Vanguard Energy ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Energy ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Energy Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Energy Index (the Index), an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the energy sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:VDE)

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