Acropolis Investment Management LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 0.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 922,219 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,558 shares during the period. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF makes up 6.8% of Acropolis Investment Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 5th biggest position. Acropolis Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $48,992,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Captrust Financial Advisors acquired a new position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $123,000. Lido Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the second quarter valued at $200,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF in the second quarter worth about $1,328,000. Gladstone Institutional Advisory LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 17.6% in the second quarter. Gladstone Institutional Advisory LLC now owns 5,187 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $274,000 after acquiring an additional 777 shares during the period. Finally, First Foundation Advisors boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. First Foundation Advisors now owns 12,197 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $644,000 after acquiring an additional 676 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF stock traded up $0.01 on Tuesday, hitting $53.32. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,083 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,032,088. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 1 year low of $51.43 and a 1 year high of $53.36. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $53.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $53.12.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were given a dividend of $0.115 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd. This represents a $1.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.59%. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.10.

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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