Visionary Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BIV) by 312.4% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 172,300 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 130,519 shares during the period. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF accounts for approximately 5.6% of Visionary Asset Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. Visionary Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF were worth $14,006,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Truvestments Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $100,000. Emerald Investment Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $101,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF by 276.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,536 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after acquiring an additional 1,128 shares during the last quarter. Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $125,000. Finally, Patton Albertson Miller Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $132,000.

Shares of BIV traded up $0.20 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $81.58. The company had a trading volume of 14,980 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,164,654. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF has a 1-year low of $79.35 and a 1-year high of $83.44.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th were given a $0.2006 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 24th. This is a boost from Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $2.41 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.95%.

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Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with an intermediate-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. 5-10 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BIV)

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