Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC Raises Stock Position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWOGet Rating) by 163.0% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 209,044 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 129,561 shares during the period. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF makes up 1.8% of Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 9th biggest holding. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $10,339,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Gradient Investments LLC lifted its holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 36.9% in the fourth quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 864 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 233 shares during the period. Pacifica Partners Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 32.9% during the fourth quarter. Pacifica Partners Inc. now owns 986 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $49,000 after purchasing an additional 244 shares during the period. Costello Asset Management INC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 29.6% during the fourth quarter. Costello Asset Management INC now owns 1,037 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $51,000 after purchasing an additional 237 shares during the period. Barnett & Company Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 2,086.0% during the fourth quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 1,246 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $62,000 after purchasing an additional 1,189 shares during the period. Finally, OLD Second National Bank of Aurora raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 154.8% during the fourth quarter. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora now owns 1,274 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $66,000 after purchasing an additional 774 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA VWO traded up $1.00 during trading on Friday, hitting $41.48. 15,708,747 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 20,131,354. The business’s fifty day moving average is $44.65 and its 200 day moving average is $47.94. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a fifty-two week low of $40.02 and a fifty-two week high of $55.16.

About Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (Get Rating)

The Fund seeks to track the performance of the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Inclusion Index, that measures the return of stocks issued by companies located in emerging market countries.

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