BB&T Securities LLC Raises Holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT)

BB&T Securities LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 63.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 25,667 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,986 shares during the quarter. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $4,228,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 99.3% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,961 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,107,000 after buying an additional 7,456 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 35.0% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,027 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $285,000 after buying an additional 526 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 216.3% in the 3rd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 873 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $133,000 after buying an additional 597 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 17.9% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 19,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,009,000 after buying an additional 2,999 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank acquired a new position in Vanguard Information Technology ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $3,113,000.

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NYSEARCA:VGT traded down $0.69 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $173.22. The stock had a trading volume of 474,646 shares, compared to its average volume of 779,563. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 1-year low of $133.25 and a 1-year high of $186.36.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 21st. Investors of record on Monday, March 19th were paid a $0.3776 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 16th. This represents a $1.51 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.87%.

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Vanguard Information Technology ETF Profile

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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