WP Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 206 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $30,000.
A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Beacon Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 6,191.0% during the first quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 890,487 shares of the company’s stock worth $129,308,000 after buying an additional 876,332 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 19.9% during the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 350,923 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,031,000 after buying an additional 58,348 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 18.4% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 346,360 shares of the company’s stock worth $48,532,000 after buying an additional 53,757 shares in the last quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the fourth quarter worth approximately $38,759,000. Finally, Main Management ETF Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the fourth quarter worth approximately $34,944,000.
NYSEARCA VDC opened at $146.21 on Tuesday. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a 1-year low of $124.93 and a 1-year high of $147.15.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.7475 per share. This represents a $2.99 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.
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Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF Company Profile
Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund, which seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
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