Brookstone Capital Management lifted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 92.8% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 24,893 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,979 shares during the quarter. Brookstone Capital Management’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $1,282,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.8% in the fourth quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $40,000 after acquiring an additional 205 shares during the period. Kovack Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 7.6% in the fourth quarter. Kovack Advisors Inc. now owns 6,771 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $349,000 after acquiring an additional 476 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of 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 acquiring an additional 662 shares during the period. Advisors Asset Management Inc. grew its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 26.9% during the fourth quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,233 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $166,000 after buying an additional 685 shares during the period. Finally, DT Investment Partners LLC grew its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 18.5% during the fourth quarter. DT Investment Partners LLC now owns 5,461 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $281,000 after buying an additional 854 shares during the period.

Shares of NASDAQ VMBS opened at $51.68 on Thursday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 12-month low of $50.19 and a 12-month high of $51.93.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Monday, February 4th were given a dividend of $0.133 per share. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.09%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 1st.

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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF Company 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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