Affiance Financial LLC reduced its holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 6.6% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 220,786 shares of the company’s stock after selling 15,712 shares during the period. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF makes up about 11.5% of Affiance Financial LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. Affiance Financial LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $17,347,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Northstar Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $300,000. First Hawaiian Bank boosted its holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 17.4% during the fourth quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 122,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,587,000 after buying an additional 18,089 shares in the last quarter. Webster Bank N. A. boosted its holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 22.1% during the fourth quarter. Webster Bank N. A. now owns 153,226 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,039,000 after buying an additional 27,756 shares in the last quarter. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth $810,000. Finally, Highwater Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth $615,000.

NYSEARCA BSV traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $78.64. 46,678 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,521,795. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 1 year low of $77.66 and a 1 year high of $79.01.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th were issued a dividend of $0.1432 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 24th. This is an increase from Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.14. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.19%.

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About Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

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