Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGSH) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 618,700 shares, an increase of 349.3% from the December 15th total of 137,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,795,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days.
Shares of NASDAQ VGSH opened at $60.57 on Friday. Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares has a 1-year low of $60.56 and a 1-year high of $61.64. The business’s 50 day moving average is $60.99 and its 200-day moving average is $61.27.
The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 27th were paid a dividend of $0.204 per share. This represents a $2.45 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.04%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 23rd. This is a positive change from Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous monthly dividend of $0.02.
About Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares
Vanguard Short Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.
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