Stifel Financial Corp raised its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 5.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 170,833 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 8,117 shares during the quarter. Stifel Financial Corp’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $8,983,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of VMBS. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF in the second quarter valued at $127,000. Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 198.6% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 2,899 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $153,000 after purchasing an additional 1,928 shares during the period. Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 4,096 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $216,000 after purchasing an additional 96 shares during the period. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $256,000. Finally, Garde Capital Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $372,000.

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Shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ VMBS) opened at 52.84 on Thursday. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 1-year low of $51.82 and a 1-year high of $53.88. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $52.92 and its 200-day moving average price is $52.76.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be paid a $0.096 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 2nd.

About Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF

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 Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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