Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Purchases 97,888 Shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 14.1% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 794,213 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 97,888 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $63,212,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $30,000. Mackey Komara & Dankovich LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $31,000. Guidant Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the first quarter worth about $31,000. Next Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $32,000. Finally, Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $36,000.

Shares of BSV stock traded up $0.06 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $79.65. 18,542 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,691,948. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 1 year low of $77.66 and a 1 year high of $79.73.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.1566 per share. This is a positive change from Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.15. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%.

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Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF Company Profile

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-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. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

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