Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY decreased its holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 11.1% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 13,600 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,700 shares during the quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY’s holdings in Vanguard Real Estate ETF were worth $1,181,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the business. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV raised its position in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 354.0% during the 1st quarter. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV now owns 286 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $25,000 after acquiring an additional 223 shares in the last quarter. Lee Financial Co acquired a new stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the first quarter worth $26,000. Investors Research Corp acquired a new stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the first quarter worth $28,000. First National Corp MA ADV increased its position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF by 4.3% in the first quarter. First National Corp MA ADV now owns 68,973 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $29,000 after buying an additional 2,852 shares during the period. Finally, Armor Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Real Estate ETF in the first quarter worth $31,000.
VNQ stock traded down $0.30 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $88.88. 6,422,032 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,062,490. Vanguard Real Estate ETF has a one year low of $71.08 and a one year high of $91.85. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $88.91.
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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