Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV) Shares Sold by Commonwealth Equity Services LLC

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC decreased its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) by 15.6% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 36,002 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,641 shares during the quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF were worth $3,147,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in BLV. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $306,000. Nwam LLC raised its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 6.0% in the second quarter. Nwam LLC now owns 11,513 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,021,000 after purchasing an additional 655 shares during the period. SignalPoint Asset Management LLC raised its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 3.2% in the second quarter. SignalPoint Asset Management LLC now owns 32,991 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,924,000 after purchasing an additional 1,009 shares during the period. Eqis Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 9.4% in the second quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 130,718 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,587,000 after purchasing an additional 11,189 shares during the period. Finally, Sei Investments Co. raised its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 61.5% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,883 shares of the company’s stock valued at $167,000 after purchasing an additional 717 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA BLV opened at $84.35 on Friday. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a 52-week low of $83.46 and a 52-week high of $95.98.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 2nd were given a $0.2903 dividend. This is a positive change from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.28. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $3.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.13%.

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Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Bond Index Funds (the Fund), formerly Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF, seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.Long Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

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