Eukles Asset Management grew its stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 3.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,358 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 143 shares during the quarter. Eukles Asset Management’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $381,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Meridian Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $84,000. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 7.3% in the 1st quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 3,432 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $298,000 after purchasing an additional 232 shares during the period. MD Financial Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 39.3% in the 1st quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,120,654 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $97,396,000 after purchasing an additional 316,368 shares during the period. NEXT Financial Group Inc lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 14.3% in the 2nd quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 40,325 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,551,000 after purchasing an additional 5,043 shares during the period. Finally, Guidant Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 10.0% in the 1st quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 38,392 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,337,000 after purchasing an additional 3,504 shares during the period.

Shares of VNQ stock traded up $0.66 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $90.02. The company had a trading volume of 388,330 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,949,176. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $88.97. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a 1-year low of $71.08 and a 1-year high of $91.85.

Vanguard Real Estate ETF Profile

Vanguard REIT ETF (the Fund) is an open-end investment company. The Fund invests in stocks issued by real estate investment trusts (REITs), companies that purchase office buildings, hotels, and other real property. It tracks the return of the MSCI US RIT Index, a gauge of real estate stocks. The Vanguard Group, Inc provides investment advisory services to the Fund.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)

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