IndexIQ Advisors LLC Acquires 18,952 Shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS)

IndexIQ Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 69.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 46,357 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,952 shares during the period. IndexIQ Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares were worth $2,471,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. NWK Group Inc. bought a new position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the 2nd quarter worth $57,000. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 736.7% during the 3rd quarter. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,230 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $66,000 after purchasing an additional 1,083 shares during the last quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 1,959.0% during the 3rd quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,256 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $67,000 after purchasing an additional 1,195 shares during the last quarter. Sofos Investments Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 25.3% during the 2nd quarter. Sofos Investments Inc. now owns 1,435 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $71,000 after purchasing an additional 290 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bogart Wealth LLC raised its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 359.1% during the 3rd quarter. Bogart Wealth LLC now owns 2,920 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $156,000 after purchasing an additional 2,284 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NASDAQ:VMBS opened at $52.08 on Friday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares has a 12-month low of $52.07 and a 12-month high of $54.13. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $52.79 and a 200 day simple moving average of $53.16.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 27th were issued a dividend of $0.054 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous monthly dividend of $0.05. This represents a $0.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 23rd.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares 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-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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