Manning & Napier Group LLC raised its position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 43.8% during the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 183,071 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 55,799 shares during the period. Manning & Napier Group LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF were worth $14,861,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of BND. Doyle Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $29,000. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 1,810.0% during the fourth quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 382 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,000 after purchasing an additional 362 shares in the last quarter. Essex Savings Bank bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $32,000. Guidant Wealth Advisors bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $47,000. Finally, Acima Private Wealth LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $49,000.

NYSEARCA BND opened at $80.88 on Thursday. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52-week low of $77.46 and a 52-week high of $81.31.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.20 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, April 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.19. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.97%.

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About Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures a spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed-income securities in the United States, including government, corporate and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, all with maturities of more than one year.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

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