Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. Invests $281,000 in Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) Stock

Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 1,826 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $281,000.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Beacon Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF by 4.3% in the 4th quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,166,253 shares of the company’s stock valued at $179,766,000 after purchasing an additional 47,646 shares in the last quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. lifted its holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF by 8.2% in the 4th quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 16,696 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,574,000 after purchasing an additional 1,266 shares in the last quarter. White Lighthouse Investment Management Inc. purchased a new position in Vanguard Health Care ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $1,241,000. Train Babcock Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Health Care ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $314,000. Finally, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Health Care ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $274,000.

Shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT) traded up $0.82 on Friday, hitting $160.72. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 399,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 266,525. Vanguard Health Care ETF has a twelve month low of $126.91 and a twelve month high of $160.73. The firm has a market cap of $7,470.00 and a P/E ratio of 8.40.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th were paid a $0.5667 dividend. This represents a $2.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 14th. Vanguard Health Care ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 10.56%.

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About Vanguard Health Care ETF

Vanguard Health Care ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the health care sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of two main industry groups.

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