Advisor Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 21.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 396,666 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 70,980 shares during the quarter. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $19,560,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $127,000. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in 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 worth $153,000 after purchasing an additional 1,928 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its position in 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 worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 96 shares in the last quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $256,000. Finally, Garde Capital Inc. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $372,000.

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Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (VMBS) traded up 0.13% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $52.88. 215,005 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $52.92 and its 200-day moving average is $52.70. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 12 month low of $51.82 and a 12 month high of $54.01.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th were issued a dividend of $0.097 per share. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.20%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 1st.

Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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