Wintrust Investments LLC Reduces Holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC)

Wintrust Investments LLC decreased its position in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC) by 91.5% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 2,613 shares of the company’s stock after selling 27,960 shares during the period. Wintrust Investments LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF were worth $389,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Beacon Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 30.7% in the 2nd quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,163,607 shares of the company’s stock valued at $173,111,000 after buying an additional 273,120 shares during the period. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $28,435,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 20.9% during the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 325,685 shares of the company’s stock worth $48,449,000 after purchasing an additional 56,257 shares during the period. Morningstar Investment Services LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 8.8% during the 1st quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC now owns 321,630 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,704,000 after purchasing an additional 26,149 shares during the period. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF by 1.1% during the 1st quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 145,126 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,074,000 after purchasing an additional 1,525 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA:VDC traded up $0.64 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $154.66. 233 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 152,195. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $152.58 and its 200 day simple moving average is $146.94. Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF has a 1 year low of $124.93 and a 1 year high of $155.83.

About Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF

Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund, which seeks to track the investment performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Consumer Staples 25/50 Index, a benchmark of large-, mid-, and small-cap United States stocks in the consumer staples sector, as classified under the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:VDC)

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