Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) Reaches New 1-Year High at $153.27

Vanguard Utilities ETF (NYSEARCA:VPU) hit a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as $153.27 and last traded at $153.27, with a volume of 30200 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $152.31.

The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $147.25 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $141.55.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Utilities ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $2,115,000. Doyle Wealth Management grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 14.3% in the third quarter. Doyle Wealth Management now owns 3,239 shares of the company’s stock worth $465,000 after purchasing an additional 405 shares in the last quarter. Guidance Point Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Guidance Point Advisors LLC now owns 10,321 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,477,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares in the last quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF by 50.4% in the fourth quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC now owns 212 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after purchasing an additional 71 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Utilities ETF in the third quarter worth $2,704,000.

Vanguard Utilities ETF Company Profile (NYSEARCA:VPU)

Vanguard Utilities ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded class of shares issued by Vanguard Utilities Index Fund. The Fund tracks the performance of Morgan Stanley Capital International United States Investable Market Utilities Index, an index made up of stocks of large, medium-size and small United States companies in the utilities sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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