IFG Advisory LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 13.0% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 53,995 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,221 shares during the period. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF accounts for about 0.8% of IFG Advisory LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest holding. IFG Advisory LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $4,297,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. PHH Investments Ltd. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 1.7% during the 1st quarter. PHH Investments Ltd. now owns 126,993 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,107,000 after purchasing an additional 2,124 shares during the period. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 6.1% during the 1st quarter. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC now owns 378,585 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,132,000 after purchasing an additional 21,621 shares during the period. Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC now owns 3,381 shares of the company’s stock worth $269,000 after purchasing an additional 178 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 23.8% during the 1st quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 85,648 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,816,000 after purchasing an additional 16,462 shares during the period. Finally, Commerce Bank grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 14.3% during the 1st quarter. Commerce Bank now owns 72,014 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,732,000 after purchasing an additional 8,991 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA BSV traded up $0.12 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $79.71. 7,744 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,589,322. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 52-week low of $77.66 and a 52-week high of $79.73.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.1566 per share. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.36%. This is a boost from Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st.

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Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

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