Nadler Financial Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) by 2.3% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 171,990 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,916 shares during the period. Vanguard Growth ETF accounts for approximately 7.4% of Nadler Financial Group Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Nadler Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Growth ETF were worth $24,190,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VUG. Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 167.0% during the third quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 126,907 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,847,000 after buying an additional 79,380 shares during the last quarter. White Lighthouse Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $9,000,000. Simply Money Advisors raised its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 24.8% during the fourth quarter. Simply Money Advisors now owns 264,306 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,175,000 after buying an additional 52,589 shares during the last quarter. Oak Point Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $932,000. Finally, Country Trust Bank raised its position in shares of Vanguard Growth ETF by 2.5% during the fourth quarter. Country Trust Bank now owns 93,135 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,099,000 after buying an additional 2,251 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG) traded up $0.85 on Friday, hitting $147.46. 875,985 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,068,411. The firm has a market capitalization of $32,840.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.52. Vanguard Growth ETF has a 1-year low of $114.10 and a 1-year high of $147.61.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a dividend of $0.4751 per share. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. Vanguard Growth ETF’s dividend payout ratio is currently 16.95%.

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About Vanguard Growth ETF

Vanguard Growth Index Fund, formerly Vanguard Growth ETF, is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Growth Index Fund, which employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index (the Index). The Index is a diversified index of growth stocks of large United States companies.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:VUG)

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