HL Financial Services LLC Acquires Shares of 35,382 Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)

HL Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 35,382 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,804,000.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Symmetry Partners LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 2.1% in the second quarter. Symmetry Partners LLC now owns 47,218 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,427,000 after buying an additional 981 shares in the last quarter. Private Capital Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 11.6% in the second quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 9,725 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $499,000 after buying an additional 1,007 shares in the last quarter. Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 14.8% in the second quarter. Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. now owns 8,059 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $414,000 after buying an additional 1,040 shares in the last quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 38.6% in the third quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc now owns 4,707 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $240,000 after purchasing an additional 1,310 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 0.6% in the third quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 222,029 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $11,323,000 after purchasing an additional 1,325 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of VMBS stock opened at $50.31 on Friday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a one year low of $50.19 and a one year high of $52.73.

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

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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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