Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) shares hit a new 52-week high on Monday . The company traded as high as $52.35 and last traded at $52.27, with a volume of 4586 shares. The stock had previously closed at $52.26.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th were paid a dividend of $0.116 per share. This represents a $1.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 1st.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.8% during the 4th quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $40,000 after purchasing an additional 205 shares during the period. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.5% during the 4th quarter. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 912 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $47,000 after purchasing an additional 239 shares during the period. FDx Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 4.9% during the 4th quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 5,687 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $293,000 after purchasing an additional 266 shares during the period. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 4.5% during the 4th quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 6,799 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $350,000 after purchasing an additional 293 shares during the period. Finally, Financial Advocates Investment Management lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 3.0% during the 4th quarter. Financial Advocates Investment Management now owns 13,938 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $310,000 after purchasing an additional 407 shares during the period.

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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF Company Profile (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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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