Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF (NASDAQ:VYMI) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

Shares of Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF (NASDAQ:VYMIGet Free Report) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 342,145 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 6% from the previous session’s volume of 364,929 shares.The stock last traded at $69.88 and had previously closed at $69.49.

Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF Trading Up 0.7 %

The company has a market capitalization of $7.64 billion, a PE ratio of 9.68 and a beta of 0.81. The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $69.83 and its 200-day simple moving average is $67.96.

Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, June 25th. Investors of record on Friday, June 21st were issued a $1.009 dividend. This is a positive change from Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 21st. This represents a $4.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.77%.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VYMI. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF by 2.2% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 4,381,182 shares of the company’s stock valued at $271,151,000 after buying an additional 95,433 shares during the period. Orgel Wealth Management LLC increased its position in Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF by 4.5% during the 1st quarter. Orgel Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,434,088 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,465,000 after purchasing an additional 105,371 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF by 0.3% in the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,584,045 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,323,000 after purchasing an additional 5,146 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its position in shares of Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF by 7.1% in the 3rd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 966,339 shares of the company’s stock worth $59,807,000 after purchasing an additional 63,889 shares during the period. Finally, Confluence Wealth Services Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF by 14.6% in the 1st quarter. Confluence Wealth Services Inc. now owns 784,851 shares of the company’s stock worth $53,998,000 after purchasing an additional 100,189 shares during the period.

About Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF

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The Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF (VYMI) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in high dividend yield equity. The fund tracks a market-cap-weighted index of developed and emerging market firms (ex-US) that are expected to pay above average dividends over the next 12 months. VYMI was launched on Feb 25, 2016 and is managed by Vanguard.

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