Brookstone Capital Management increased its ownership of VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW – Get Rating) stock by 97.4% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The company owned 6,124 shares of the virtualization software provider after purchasing an additional 3,022 shares during the quarter. Brookstone Capital Management’s stake in VMware was worth $680,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors have also changed their holdings in the company. Silver Lake Group LLC acquired a new position in VMware stock valued at $4,872,849,000 during the fourth quarter. Dodge & Cox increased its stake in VMware shares by 206.5% in the fourth quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 25,453,582 shares of the virtualization software provider, valued at $2,949,561,000, after purchasing an additional 17,149,182 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its holding in VMware stock in the 4th…