Arete Wealth Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

Arete Wealth Advisors LLC lowered its stake in Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHTGet Rating) by 7.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,801 shares of the company’s stock after selling 154 shares during the period. Arete Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Health Care ETF were worth $458,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VHT. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 327.1% in the fourth quarter. Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. now owns 20,930 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,576,000 after buying an additional 16,030 shares during the last quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF in the fourth quarter worth $204,000. Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF during the fourth quarter worth $40,000. Sigma Planning Corp raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 2.7% during the fourth quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 10,813 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,881,000 after purchasing an additional 285 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Intelligence Driven Advisers LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF during the fourth quarter worth $202,000.

Vanguard Health Care ETF Price Performance

Shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF stock opened at $244.84 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $236.93 and a 200 day moving average price of $242.59. Vanguard Health Care ETF has a 1 year low of $217.12 and a 1 year high of $268.72.

About Vanguard Health Care ETF

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Vanguard Health Care ETF seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Health Care 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the health care sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS). This GICS sector is made up of two main industry groups.

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