Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in January. As of January 12th, there was short interest totalling 8,467,791 shares, a growth of 189.6% from the December 29th total of 2,924,216 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,175,388 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days.

Shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK) traded up $0.06 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $59.73. The stock had a trading volume of 1,266,668 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,547,871. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF has a twelve month low of $49.37 and a twelve month high of $63.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $19,620.00 and a P/E ratio of -6.06.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of VGK. Trust Co. of Vermont purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $100,000. Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 192.1% in the fourth quarter. Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. now owns 1,700 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 1,118 shares in the last quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 185.8% in the fourth quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 2,818 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $167,000 after acquiring an additional 1,832 shares in the last quarter. BB&T Investment Services Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF in the second quarter valued at $174,000. Finally, Westside Investment Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF by 566.7% in the second quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $185,000 after acquiring an additional 1,700 shares in the last quarter.

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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF 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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