Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 5.2% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 20,042 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 990 shares during the quarter. Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $1,049,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of VMBS. Gemmer Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the first quarter valued at $26,000. Pinnacle Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the fourth quarter valued at $35,000. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.8% during the fourth quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $40,000 after buying an additional 205 shares during the last quarter. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.5% during the fourth quarter. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 912 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $47,000 after buying an additional 239 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 181.4% in the fourth quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,027 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $52,000 after purchasing an additional 662 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ:VMBS traded up $0.06 on Tuesday, hitting $52.00. The stock had a trading volume of 727,777 shares, compared to its average volume of 823,122. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 52-week low of $50.19 and a 52-week high of $52.46.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd were paid a $0.149 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 1st. This represents a $1.79 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.44%. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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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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