Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC Buys 129,561 Shares of Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWO)

Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:VWOGet Rating) by 163.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 209,044 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 129,561 shares during the quarter. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF comprises approximately 1.8% of Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest holding. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF were worth $10,339,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of VWO. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC raised its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 10.9% during the 3rd quarter. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC now owns 67,562 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,379,000 after buying an additional 6,654 shares during the period. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the 4th quarter worth $1,265,000. Wedmont Private Capital acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the 4th quarter worth $16,365,000. Natixis acquired a new stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $7,321,000. Finally, Pure Financial Advisors LLC raised its stake in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF by 10.4% during the 4th quarter. Pure Financial Advisors LLC now owns 532,217 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $26,323,000 after buying an additional 49,989 shares during the period.

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF stock traded up $1.00 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $41.48. 15,708,747 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,131,354. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF has a fifty-two week low of $40.02 and a fifty-two week high of $55.16. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $44.65 and its 200-day simple moving average is $47.94.

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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