Rational Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 16.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 16,065 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,273 shares during the quarter. Rational Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $841,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Gemmer Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $26,000. Pinnacle Bank purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $35,000. Camarda Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $39,000. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 35.5% in the 4th quarter. Prime Capital Investment Advisors LLC now owns 912 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $47,000 after acquiring an additional 239 shares during the period. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 181.4% in the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,027 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $52,000 after acquiring an additional 662 shares during the period.

Shares of VMBS stock opened at $52.34 on Friday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 52 week low of $50.19 and a 52 week high of $52.46.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were paid a $0.127 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF Company 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-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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