Royal Bank of Canada Has $60.65 Million Stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

Royal Bank of Canada trimmed its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 41.1% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 1,104,809 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 770,843 shares during the period. Royal Bank of Canada’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $60,653,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 60.4% during the 1st quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 24,598 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,319,000 after acquiring an additional 9,264 shares in the last quarter. Empirical Finance LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $1,007,000. Sawtooth Solutions LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 5.5% during the 1st quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 8,796 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $472,000 after acquiring an additional 460 shares in the last quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 20.3% during the 1st quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. now owns 5,139 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $276,000 after acquiring an additional 866 shares in the last quarter. Finally, RiverGlades Family Offices LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $1,661,000.

Shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF stock traded up $0.20 during trading on Monday, hitting $53.62. 161,206 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,591,141. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $52.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $54.01. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a twelve month low of $46.80 and a twelve month high of $56.57.

The firm also recently announced a — dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 27th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were given a dividend of $0.3215 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.4%.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Profile

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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