Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF (NASDAQ:VGIT – Get Free Report) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,230,000 shares, a growth of 65.3% from the January 15th total of 743,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,627,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days.
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF Trading Up 0.1 %
Shares of NASDAQ:VGIT traded up $0.04 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $58.60. 1,210,463 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,291,892. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $58.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $57.99. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF has a twelve month low of $56.07 and a twelve month high of $60.94.
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF Increases Dividend
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were paid a $0.1674 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.17. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $2.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.43%.
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About Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index ETF
Vanguard Intermediate Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with an intermediate-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.
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