Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 30.2% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 267,166 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 61,965 shares during the period. Neuberger Berman Group LLC owned about 0.06% of Vanguard REIT ETF worth $22,199,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. lifted its holdings in Vanguard REIT ETF by 21.3% during the third quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 125,524 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $10,429,000 after purchasing an additional 22,070 shares in the last quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard REIT ETF in the third quarter valued at about $1,247,000. Stifel Financial Corp raised its position in shares of Vanguard REIT ETF by 6.1% in the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 463,754 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $38,422,000 after buying an additional 26,636 shares during the last quarter. Edelman Financial Services LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard REIT ETF by 2.7% in the third quarter. Edelman Financial Services LLC now owns 10,379,484 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $862,431,000 after buying an additional 274,450 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Assetmark Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard REIT ETF by 50.3% in the third quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 861,181 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $71,556,000 after buying an additional 288,068 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard REIT ETF (NYSEARCA VNQ) opened at $81.83 on Friday. Vanguard REIT ETF has a 12-month low of $79.91 and a 12-month high of $86.16. The stock has a market cap of $34,200.00 and a PE ratio of 3.76.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd will be given a dividend of $1.2636 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard REIT ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.85. This represents a $5.05 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 21st. Vanguard REIT ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 16.12%.

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