National Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 67,059 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 560 shares during the quarter. National Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $3,532,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in VMBS. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 12.5% in the second quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 20,015,904 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,054,037,000 after purchasing an additional 2,217,761 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 39.6% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,586,395 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $188,860,000 after purchasing an additional 1,017,298 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 15.2% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,364,909 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $282,469,000 after purchasing an additional 706,895 shares during the last quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 64.1% in the second quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 700,072 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,866,000 after purchasing an additional 273,423 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sawtooth Solutions LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 1,004.4% in the second quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 281,829 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $14,841,000 after purchasing an additional 256,310 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) traded up 0.06% during trading on Thursday, reaching $52.80. The company had a trading volume of 208,376 shares. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 52-week low of $51.82 and a 52-week high of $53.87. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $52.90 and a 200 day moving average price of $52.77.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were given a $0.096 dividend. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, October 2nd. This is a boost from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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About Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF

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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