Accredited Investors Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:VOO) by 8.5% during the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,064 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 83 shares during the period. Accredited Investors Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF were worth $276,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VOO. Acorns Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $373,929,000. Sontag Advisory LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $168,629,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 4,140.2% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 519,845 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,466,000 after purchasing an additional 507,585 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC grew its position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 208.3% during the 4th quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 734,691 shares of the company’s stock worth $168,838,000 after purchasing an additional 496,418 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc grew its position in Vanguard S&P 500 ETF by 5.9% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 8,012,666 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,139,782,000 after purchasing an additional 444,481 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of VOO stock traded down $0.34 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $266.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 54,919 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,097,302. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF has a 12-month low of $214.83 and a 12-month high of $270.67.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were issued a $1.4551 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard S&P 500 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $1.29. This represents a $5.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.
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Vanguard S&P 500 ETF Profile
Vanguard 500 Index Fund (the Fund) is an open-end investment company, or mutual fund. The Fund offers four classes of shares: Investor Shares, Admiral Shares, Signal Shares, and Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Shares. The Fund seeks to track the investment performance of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, an unmanaged benchmark representing the United States large-capitalization stocks.
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