MA Private Wealth cut its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 4.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 20,380 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 917 shares during the quarter. MA Private Wealth’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $1,085,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 111.7% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 26,160,830 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,382,076,000 after purchasing an additional 13,802,351 shares in the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 8.1% in the second quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 46,560,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,459,783,000 after purchasing an additional 3,485,953 shares in the last quarter. Assetmark Inc. grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 173.1% in the first quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 5,022,941 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $263,001,000 after purchasing an additional 3,183,738 shares in the last quarter. Centersquare Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $83,012,000. Finally, AE Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 150.8% in the second quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,164,022 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $61,495,000 after purchasing an additional 699,822 shares in the last quarter.

VMBS stock traded down $0.10 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $53.19. The company had a trading volume of 308,842 shares, compared to its average volume of 796,200. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $53.19 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $52.68. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 52 week low of $50.19 and a 52 week high of $53.36.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 2nd were given a $0.112 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $1.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%.

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

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