Providence First Trust Co increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 112.7% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 32,453 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 17,193 shares during the period. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF makes up 2.0% of Providence First Trust Co’s portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest position. Providence First Trust Co’s holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF were worth $2,635,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Man Group plc raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 21.1% in the third quarter. Man Group plc now owns 4,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $362,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 21.6% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,729,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $214,814,000 after buying an additional 484,133 shares in the last quarter. First Hawaiian Bank raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 31.4% in the fourth quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 3,180 shares of the company’s stock valued at $252,000 after buying an additional 760 shares in the last quarter. Arbor Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 11.7% in the fourth quarter. Arbor Investment Advisors LLC now owns 17,799 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,410,000 after buying an additional 1,864 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 230.4% in the fourth quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 31,980 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,533,000 after buying an additional 22,300 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF stock traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $81.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 46,523 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,627,312. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a fifty-two week low of $77.46 and a fifty-two week high of $81.31.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were paid a $0.195 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st. This is a boost from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.19. This represents a $2.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%.

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About Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures a spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed-income securities in the United States, including government, corporate and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, all with maturities of more than one year.

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