Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) by 222.3% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 38,692 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 26,687 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC owned 0.13% of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF worth $5,421,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northern Trust Corp purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the first quarter worth $225,000. Royal Bank of Canada raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 15.1% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 46,870 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,380,000 after purchasing an additional 6,145 shares during the last quarter. Ironsides Asset Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the second quarter valued at $445,000. First Financial Corp IN grew its position in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 8.5% during the second quarter. First Financial Corp IN now owns 15,302 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,054,000 after buying an additional 1,202 shares during the period. Finally, Atria Investments LLC grew its position in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 46.1% during the second quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 6,882 shares of the company’s stock valued at $924,000 after buying an additional 2,171 shares during the period.
VDC stock opened at $145.29 on Wednesday. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a one year low of $126.78 and a one year high of $151.29.
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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