SG Americas Securities LLC Raises Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

SG Americas Securities LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 32.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 89,414 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 21,698 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $8,338,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 24.1% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 12,908,620 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,124,341,000 after acquiring an additional 2,510,262 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.9% during the 3rd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,383,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $874,990,000 after purchasing an additional 687,094 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 4,451,818 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $389,089,000 after purchasing an additional 156,241 shares during the period. Wealthfront Advisers LLC grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. Wealthfront Advisers LLC now owns 4,324,305 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $403,241,000 after purchasing an additional 74,788 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 8.3% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,988,573 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $278,684,000 after purchasing an additional 228,381 shares during the period.

VNQ traded down $0.22 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $91.09. 7,295,984 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,452,845. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $93.43 and its 200 day simple moving average is $90.25. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 1-year low of $71.08 and a 1-year high of $95.49.

About Vanguard Real Estate ETF

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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