Eqis Capital Management Inc. Cuts Stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

Eqis Capital Management Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 8.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 239,735 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 22,935 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF comprises about 1.1% of Eqis Capital Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 13th biggest holding. Eqis Capital Management Inc. owned 0.12% of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF worth $12,768,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in VMBS. First PREMIER Bank bought a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $25,000. Elmwood Wealth Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 57.1% during the second quarter. Elmwood Wealth Management Inc. now owns 550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $35,000. AlphaMark Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $37,000. Finally, Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 336.1% during the second quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 737 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $39,000 after buying an additional 568 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of VMBS stock traded up $0.01 on Tuesday, reaching $53.11. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,902 shares, compared to its average volume of 793,415. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $53.18 and its 200-day simple moving average is $52.85. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 1 year low of $50.22 and a 1 year high of $53.36.

About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF

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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