Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Increases Position in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans lifted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VGK) by 2.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,453,202 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 156,137 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares makes up 0.8% of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ investment portfolio, making the stock its 12th largest holding. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares were worth $285,911,000 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. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares by 30.2% in the 3rd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 104,855 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,498,000 after buying an additional 24,320 shares during the last quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares by 50.0% during the 2nd quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 78,924 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,625,000 after purchasing an additional 26,300 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares by 564.6% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 61,853 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,113,000 after purchasing an additional 52,546 shares during the period. Stairway Partners LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares by 1.8% during the 3rd quarter. Stairway Partners LLC now owns 662,852 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $34,753,000 after purchasing an additional 11,972 shares during the period. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares by 9.9% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 287,486 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,073,000 after purchasing an additional 25,888 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:VGK traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $57.60. 2,612,675 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,051,374. The company has a 50-day moving average of $53.72 and a 200 day moving average of $52.06. Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares has a 1-year low of $36.29 and a 1-year high of $59.09.

Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares Company 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 Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSEARCA:VGK)

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