BlackRock Inc. Decreases Stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:BND)

BlackRock Inc. reduced its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:BND) by 2.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 14,148,904 shares of the company’s stock after selling 384,661 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 1.46% of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares worth $1,209,024,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of BND. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 310.2% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 8,311 shares of the company’s stock worth $675,000 after purchasing an additional 6,285 shares in the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 41,029 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,524,000 after purchasing an additional 739 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 23.0% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 56,381 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,843,000 after buying an additional 10,545 shares during the last quarter. National Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 15,852 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,363,000 after buying an additional 680 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Moors & Cabot Inc. raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 10.9% during the 2nd quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 3,506 shares of the company’s stock worth $301,000 after buying an additional 346 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ:BND opened at $83.31 on Friday. Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares has a 52-week low of $83.30 and a 52-week high of $87.70. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $84.83 and a 200-day simple moving average of $85.60.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 27th were paid a dividend of $0.271 per share. This represents a $3.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 23rd. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous monthly dividend of $0.14.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:BND)

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