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Welch & Forbes Llc Buys Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF, First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ...

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Boston, MA, based Investment company Welch & Forbes Llc (Current Portfolio) buys Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF, First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF, Verisk Analytics Inc, ConocoPhillips, HP Inc, sells Service Properties Trust, iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF, iShares Russell Top 200 Value ETF, Rio Tinto PLC, iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Welch & Forbes Llc. As of 2021Q4, Welch & Forbes Llc owns 386 stocks with a total value of $6.7 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

  • New Purchases: VUSB, HPQ, IFF, IEFA, F, BEN, ICE, OSBC, SRE, WAB, KD, IEF, SUSA, VNQ,

  • Added Positions: AMZN, MDY, CMCSA, JNJ, ADBE, SWK, BAC, IWM, FTSL, FISV, CB, SBUX, TJX, RTX, WSO, VRSK, FTSM, PFF, SPY, VEA, ECL, COP, CVX, BLL, ACN, AOS, BRK.B, IVV, GDX, COF, DXJ, DOW, PYPL, APTV, NEE, VMW, CSCO, WMT, VZ, GM, OMC, MCD, STZ, LECO, LIN, LHX, HAIN, RPM, USMV, VWO, BLK, FXH, MKC, GLD, IAU, IJH, IJR, IWB, IWF, MS, EOG, ILMN, A, QQQ, SCHD, TIP, TSLA, DD, TGT, CGNX, RDS.A, DIS, WEC, YUM, PH, PNC, EFA, XYL, NVS, PSX, NSC, NKE, CTVA, COIN, AGG, BSV,

  • Reduced Positions: NVDA, FB, VRTX, BSX, EMLP, EXPD, GOOGL, CHKP, OTIS, BMY, FTV, AFL, MRK, ORCL, LANC, INTC, ITW, SYY, SVC, TSCO, IGSB, HON, T, ADP, EW, LQD, IWD, CTAS, AMGN, MMM, WFC, WTS, WY, ZBH, EBAY, KYN, BX, WAT, VIG, DFS, WBA, PM, NOW, KKR, SDY, HUBS, MBB, IWS, IWR, VNT, BKLN, IWN, VO, IVW, FXI, DIA, DVY, EEM, FDN, CSL, JKHY, GS, GPN, GIS, GE, EMR, DE, CPRT, CL, K, CVS, CSX, CF, OZK, BP, TFC, AON, AXP, PTC, VFC, UPS, USB, GL, SU, SRCL, SO, SMG, BKNG, VLO, NVO, NOC, JWN, NWL, VTRS, MET, SPGI, LOW,

  • Sold Out: RIO, BABA, ZM, OGN, IWX, IWY, BIIB, DMLP, BUD, TTOO, DOCU, SRRK, GXC, VBR,


For the details of WELCH & FORBES LLC's stock buys and sells,
go to https://www.gurufocus.com/guru/welch+%26+forbes+llc/current-portfolio/portfolio

These are the top 5 holdings of WELCH & FORBES LLC

  1. Apple Inc (AAPL) - 1,845,441 shares, 4.91% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.96%

  2. Microsoft Corp (MSFT) - 900,857 shares, 4.54% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.73%

  3. Danaher Corp (DHR) - 690,113 shares, 3.40% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.8%

  4. The Home Depot Inc (HD) - 437,423 shares, 2.72% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.78%

  5. NVIDIA Corp (NVDA) - 602,938 shares, 2.65% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 2.7%

New Purchase: Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF (VUSB)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF. The purchase prices were between $49.92 and $50.09, with an estimated average price of $50.01. The stock is now traded at around $49.880000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.08%. The holding were 106,517 shares as of 2021-12-31.

New Purchase: HP Inc (HPQ)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in HP Inc. The purchase prices were between $26.48 and $38.1, with an estimated average price of $32.89. The stock is now traded at around $37.630000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. The holding were 11,948 shares as of 2021-12-31.

New Purchase: BTC iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in BTC iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF. The purchase prices were between $71.13 and $76.32, with an estimated average price of $74.06. The stock is now traded at around $73.650000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. The holding were 8,820 shares as of 2021-12-31.

New Purchase: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. The purchase prices were between $135.47 and $153.12, with an estimated average price of $145.73. The stock is now traded at around $141.220000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. The holding were 2,351 shares as of 2021-12-31.

New Purchase: Sempra Energy (SRE)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in Sempra Energy. The purchase prices were between $119.66 and $132.28, with an estimated average price of $126.77. The stock is now traded at around $135.720000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. The holding were 1,563 shares as of 2021-12-31.

New Purchase: Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund ETF (VNQ)

Welch & Forbes Llc initiated holding in Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund ETF. The purchase prices were between $101.58 and $116.01, with an estimated average price of $108.38. The stock is now traded at around $108.320000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. The holding were 2,419 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF (FTSM)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF by 24.71%. The purchase prices were between $59.78 and $59.9, with an estimated average price of $59.83. The stock is now traded at around $59.775000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. The holding were 137,336 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: ConocoPhillips (COP)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in ConocoPhillips by 46.84%. The purchase prices were between $68.6 and $77.03, with an estimated average price of $72.91. The stock is now traded at around $87.510000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. The holding were 44,975 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in Verisk Analytics Inc by 30.61%. The purchase prices were between $198.81 and $230.03, with an estimated average price of $218.74. The stock is now traded at around $198.450000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. The holding were 20,119 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: Dow Inc (DOW)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in Dow Inc by 40.10%. The purchase prices were between $52.76 and $60.06, with an estimated average price of $56.99. The stock is now traded at around $60.200000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. The holding were 22,127 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: iShares Core S&P 500 ETF (IVV)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in iShares Core S&P 500 ETF by 20.72%. The purchase prices were between $428.93 and $479.53, with an estimated average price of $460.12. The stock is now traded at around $458.500000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. The holding were 9,001 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Added: iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF (AGG)

Welch & Forbes Llc added to a holding in iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF by 55.97%. The purchase prices were between $113.17 and $115.05, with an estimated average price of $114.13. The stock is now traded at around $111.490000. The impact to a portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. The holding were 5,412 shares as of 2021-12-31.

Sold Out: Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in Zoom Video Communications Inc. The sale prices were between $181.81 and $285.66, with an estimated average price of $233.56.

Sold Out: Organon & Co (OGN)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in Organon & Co. The sale prices were between $28.67 and $37.13, with an estimated average price of $32.51.

Sold Out: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. The sale prices were between $111.96 and $177.7, with an estimated average price of $145.1.

Sold Out: iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF (IWY)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF. The sale prices were between $150.79 and $175.61, with an estimated average price of $166.62.

Sold Out: Rio Tinto PLC (RIO)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in Rio Tinto PLC. The sale prices were between $59.9 and $71.09, with an estimated average price of $64.71.

Sold Out: iShares Russell Top 200 Value ETF (IWX)

Welch & Forbes Llc sold out a holding in iShares Russell Top 200 Value ETF. The sale prices were between $65.43 and $70.18, with an estimated average price of $68.15.



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