First Financial Corp IN reduced its holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) by 4.5% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 24,990 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,172 shares during the period. Vanguard Information Technology ETF makes up about 2.7% of First Financial Corp IN’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd biggest holding. First Financial Corp IN’s holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF were worth $4,117,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 20.4% in the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 2,236,477 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $339,796,000 after purchasing an additional 378,720 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 37.8% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,060,585 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $311,231,000 after acquiring an additional 565,442 shares during the period. Beacon Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,235,812 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $203,575,000 after acquiring an additional 14,423 shares during the period. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 47.9% in the third quarter. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 849,683 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $129,496,000 after acquiring an additional 275,011 shares during the period. Finally, CLS Investments LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Information Technology ETF by 19.3% in the third quarter. CLS Investments LLC now owns 274,154 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $41,669,000 after acquiring an additional 44,307 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT) traded up $0.99 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $173.43. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 497,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 634,878. Vanguard Information Technology ETF has a 12-month low of $124.46 and a 12-month high of $173.61. The firm has a market capitalization of $18,230.00 and a PE ratio of 6.94.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 15th were paid a $0.437 dividend. This represents a $1.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 14th. This is a boost from Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. Vanguard Information Technology ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 6.53%.

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About Vanguard Information Technology ETF

Vanguard Information Technology ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Information Technology 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the information technology sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Information Technology ETF (NYSEARCA:VGT)

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