Investors bought shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $87.44 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $39.37 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $48.07 million into the stock. Of all equities tracked, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF had the 4th highest net in-flow for the day. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF traded down ($0.26) for the day and closed at $79.40

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.1766 per share. This is a positive change from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.17. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.67%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of BND. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 89.7% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 17,563,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,439,533,000 after purchasing an additional 8,303,236 shares in the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 16.8% during the fourth quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 15,294,119 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,247,599,000 after purchasing an additional 2,199,174 shares in the last quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 2.9% during the fourth quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 54,011,847 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,405,746,000 after purchasing an additional 1,546,774 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 8.6% during the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 18,835,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,536,377,000 after purchasing an additional 1,492,824 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LPL Financial LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 11.0% during the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 11,157,672 shares of the company’s stock worth $910,131,000 after purchasing an additional 1,103,656 shares in the last quarter.

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Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Company Profile

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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