Essex Financial Services Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) by 20.7% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 64,952 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 11,132 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Financials ETF makes up approximately 1.1% of Essex Financial Services Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest position. Essex Financial Services Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Financials ETF were worth $4,549,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Simplex Trading LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $132,000. IFG Advisory LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $207,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF by 34.0% in the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,505 shares of the company’s stock worth $246,000 after buying an additional 890 shares during the period. Leavell Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $261,000. Finally, Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Financials ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $273,000.

Shares of Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH) opened at $69.31 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $7,730.00 and a P/E ratio of 8.54. Vanguard Financials ETF has a fifty-two week low of $58.24 and a fifty-two week high of $75.48.

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About Vanguard Financials ETF

Vanguard Financials ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Financials Index Fund. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) US Investable Market Financials Index, an index of stocks of large, medium and small United States companies in the financials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Financials ETF (NYSEARCA:VFH)

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