Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) by 4.9% in the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 6,101,097 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 284,772 shares during the period. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF makes up about 0.7% of Envestnet Asset Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest position. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. owned approximately 0.17% of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF worth $592,172,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Joseph P. Lucia & Associates LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the first quarter valued at $630,000. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 159.6% during the first quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 255,638 shares of the company’s stock worth $23,554,000 after purchasing an additional 157,175 shares during the period. AE Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 20.1% during the second quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 11,610 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,127,000 after purchasing an additional 1,941 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 3.8% during the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 156,266 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,398,000 after purchasing an additional 5,729 shares during the period. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 4.3% during the first quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 36,112 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,327,000 after purchasing an additional 1,481 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock traded up $0.82 on Thursday, reaching $104.43. 11,238 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 405,373. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $97.81. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a fifty-two week low of $83.46 and a fifty-two week high of $103.61.

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Bond Index Funds (the Fund), formerly Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF, seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.Long Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

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