Quantitative Advantage LLC Sells 1,212 Shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS)

Quantitative Advantage LLC lowered its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 7.4% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 15,179 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,212 shares during the quarter. Quantitative Advantage LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares were worth $810,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Intelligence Driven Advisers LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,827,000. Creative Planning raised its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 40.6% in the fourth quarter. Creative Planning now owns 10,188 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $551,000 after buying an additional 2,943 shares in the last quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 99.4% in the 4th quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 1,374 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $74,000 after buying an additional 685 shares in the last quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 6.3% during the 4th quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC now owns 24,250 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,311,000 after buying an additional 1,440 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Steel Peak Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $465,000.

NASDAQ VMBS traded down $0.02 on Friday, hitting $53.45. 19,035 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,413,535. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares has a 1-year low of $53.25 and a 1-year high of $54.66. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $53.51.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 4th were given a $0.026 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 3rd. This represents a $0.31 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.58%.

About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares

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 Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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