Kestra Advisory Services LLC Increases Stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)


Kestra Advisory Services LLC increased its stake in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGKGet a rating) by 27.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor held 20,001 shares of the traded index fund after acquiring an additional 4,358 shares during the period. Kestra Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF were worth $1,246,000 when it last filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds have also recently changed their positions in the business. Private Advisor Group LLC increased its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF shares by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 18,124 shares of the exchange-traded fund worth $1,237,000 after buying 918 additional shares in the last quarter. Altavista Wealth Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF shares by 5.5% in the fourth quarter. Altavista Wealth Management Inc. now owns 14,103 shares of the exchange-traded fund worth $962,000 after purchasing an additional 730 shares in the last quarter. Wells Trecaso Financial Group LLC increased its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF shares by 24.3% in the first quarter. Wells Trecaso Financial Group LLC now owns 8,325 shares of the exchange-traded fund worth $518,000 after buying 1,625 additional shares in the last quarter. Banque Pictet & Cie SA increased its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF shares by 9.0% in the fourth quarter. Banque Pictet & Cie SA now owns 250,994 shares of the exchange-traded index fund worth $17,128,000 after buying an additional 20,778 shares last quarter. Finally, DA Davidson & CO. raised its position in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF shares by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. DA Davidson & CO. now owns 6,930 shares of the exchange-traded fund worth $473,000 after buying an additional 180 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF trades up 1.8%

NYSEARCA:VGK opened at $51.48 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $55.30 and its 200-day moving average is $60.47. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a 12-month low of $49.75 and a 12-month high of $70.70.

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Company Profile

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Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index which measures the investment return of shares issued by companies located in European markets. The Fund focuses on an index investing approach by investing all or substantially all of its assets in 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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