Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) Shares Acquired by Envestnet Asset Management Inc.

Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 11,795,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 393,484 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF comprises approximately 0.8% of Envestnet Asset Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest position. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. owned approximately 0.06% of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF worth $623,177,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Assetmark Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 173.1% in the first quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 5,022,941 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $263,001,000 after acquiring an additional 3,183,738 shares during the period. MD Financial Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 9.0% during the second quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,338,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $70,704,000 after purchasing an additional 110,984 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 12.7% during the first quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 1,275,453 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $66,783,000 after purchasing an additional 143,352 shares during the period. AE Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 150.8% during the second quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,164,022 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $61,495,000 after purchasing an additional 699,822 shares during the period. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 3.1% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,091,747 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $57,716,000 after purchasing an additional 32,670 shares during the period.

Shares of NASDAQ VMBS traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $53.11. 2,965 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 852,897. The business’s 50 day moving average is $52.88. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 1-year low of $50.19 and a 1-year high of $53.17.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 6th. Investors of record on Friday, August 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.133 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.01%.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF Profile

Vanguard Mortgage Backed Securities ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted, mortgage-backed securities index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. MBS Float Adjusted Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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