Washington Trust Bank acquired a new stake in Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 1,670 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $201,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VAW. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Vanguard Materials ETF by 1.7% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 12,526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,680,000 after purchasing an additional 204 shares during the period. Baird Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF by 11.7% during the fourth quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,904 shares of the company’s stock worth $255,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the period. Polianta Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF during the first quarter worth $12,894,000. Larson Financial Group LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF by 100.0% during the first quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 660 shares of the company’s stock worth $64,000 after purchasing an additional 330 shares during the period. Finally, Carroll Financial Associates Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Materials ETF by 160.4% during the first quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 789 shares of the company’s stock worth $75,000 after purchasing an additional 486 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Materials ETF stock remained flat at $$128.98 on Friday. The stock had a trading volume of 54,813 shares, compared to its average volume of 133,440. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $123.70 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $116.79. Vanguard Materials ETF has a 12 month low of $81.10 and a 12 month high of $135.19.

Vanguard Materials ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Materials ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Materials 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the materials sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of companies in a wide range of commodity-related manufacturing industries.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Materials ETF (NYSEARCA:VAW)

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