Symmetry Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 28.3% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 34,651 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 7,645 shares during the period. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF comprises approximately 1.0% of Symmetry Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest position. Symmetry Partners LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $1,825,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of VMBS. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the second quarter valued at $256,000. Garde Capital Inc. acquired a new position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the second quarter valued at $372,000. First Heartland Consultants Inc. acquired a new position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the second quarter valued at $386,000. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 8.3% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,612 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $454,000 after buying an additional 659 shares during the last quarter. Finally, National Planning Corp increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 4.6% in the second quarter. National Planning Corp now owns 39,216 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,058,000 after buying an additional 1,736 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) opened at 52.91 on Friday. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 52-week low of $51.82 and a 52-week high of $54.01. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $52.72 and a 200 day moving average of $52.59.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were paid a dividend of $0.096 per share. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.18%. This is a boost from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 1st.

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Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects 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 Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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