Gemmer Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 4.4% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 106,603 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,528 shares during the period. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF accounts for 2.6% of Gemmer Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 12th biggest holding. Gemmer Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $8,318,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in BSV. Barclays PLC bought a new position in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the first quarter worth $717,000. Ancora Advisors LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 6.5% during the first quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 67,734 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,313,000 after buying an additional 4,125 shares during the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the first quarter valued at $760,000. Garde Capital Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 59.7% in the first quarter. Garde Capital Inc. now owns 11,075 shares of the company’s stock valued at $869,000 after purchasing an additional 4,141 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Private Capital Group LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 72,717.9% in the first quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 56,798 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,455,000 after purchasing an additional 56,720 shares in the last quarter.
BSV traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $77.85. The company had a trading volume of 54,753 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,711,427. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 52 week low of $77.66 and a 52 week high of $79.81.
The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 2nd were paid a $0.1345 dividend. This represents a $1.61 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 1st.
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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