Principal Securities Inc. Makes New Investment in Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHT)

Principal Securities Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF (NYSEARCA:VHTFree Report) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 29,275 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,339,000.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of VHT. Advantage Trust Co acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF during the fourth quarter worth $2,553,000. Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 28.1% during the fourth quarter. Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. now owns 14,445 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,621,000 after purchasing an additional 3,166 shares during the last quarter. Gryphon Financial Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF by 13.3% during the fourth quarter. Gryphon Financial Partners LLC now owns 3,502 shares of the company’s stock worth $878,000 after purchasing an additional 410 shares during the last quarter. Balanced Wealth Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF during the fourth quarter worth $206,000. Finally, Sovereign Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Health Care ETF during the fourth quarter worth $288,000.

Vanguard Health Care ETF Stock Up 0.1 %

Shares of VHT stock traded up $0.14 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $262.19. 392,627 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 187,947. Vanguard Health Care ETF has a fifty-two week low of $222.27 and a fifty-two week high of $271.53. The stock has a market cap of $17.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.22 and a beta of 0.61. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $262.16 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $253.26.

Vanguard Health Care ETF Company Profile

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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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