Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) Sees Strong Trading Volume


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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) shares saw strong trading volume on Tuesday . 146,676 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 90% from the previous session’s volume of 1,416,962 shares.The stock last traded at $53.47 and had previously closed at $53.41.

The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $53.56 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $53.94.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 7th. Investors of record on Monday, April 5th were paid a $0.043 dividend. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 1st.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VMBS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 2,821.6% in the fourth quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 8,171,320 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $441,823,000 after purchasing an additional 7,891,632 shares in the last quarter. TD Ameritrade Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the 4th quarter worth approximately $108,366,000. Mather Group LLC. grew its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 17.5% during the 4th quarter. Mather Group LLC. now owns 3,699,426 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $200,028,000 after acquiring an additional 550,502 shares during the last quarter. First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the 4th quarter worth approximately $27,551,000. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Adviser L.P. grew its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 59.0% during the 4th quarter. Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Adviser L.P. now owns 1,154,215 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $62,408,000 after acquiring an additional 428,429 shares during the last quarter.

About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (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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