Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS) Stake Increased by Citizens Financial Group Inc RI

Citizens Financial Group Inc RI grew its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 11.7% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 69,944 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 7,339 shares during the quarter. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $3,567,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. First Heartland Consultants Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 19.7% in the 2nd quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 28,226 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,451,000 after purchasing an additional 4,650 shares during the period. Raymond James & Associates grew its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 39.6% in the 2nd quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 499,260 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $25,667,000 after purchasing an additional 141,693 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 3.8% in the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,256,358 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $475,868,000 after purchasing an additional 335,950 shares during the period. Symmetry Partners LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 2.1% during the 2nd quarter. Symmetry Partners LLC now owns 47,218 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,427,000 after acquiring an additional 981 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bremer Trust National Association boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 59.8% during the 3rd quarter. Bremer Trust National Association now owns 77,957 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,976,000 after acquiring an additional 29,168 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ:VMBS opened at $50.23 on Monday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a twelve month low of $50.22 and a twelve month high of $52.80.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.134 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $1.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.20%. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF 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 ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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