Park Avenue Securities LLC cut its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 2.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 423,881 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 9,124 shares during the period. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF accounts for 2.4% of Park Avenue Securities LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th largest position. Park Avenue Securities LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $22,211,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Separately, First Heartland Consultants Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF during the second quarter valued at about $386,000.

Shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ VMBS) opened at 52.84 on Thursday. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 12 month low of $51.82 and a 12 month high of $54.01. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $52.72 and its 200 day moving average is $52.59.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd were given a $0.096 dividend. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 1st. This is a boost from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF Company 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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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