WealthTrust Fairport LLC trimmed its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 18.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 124,220 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 28,487 shares during the period. WealthTrust Fairport LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $6,541,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Ridgewood Investments LLC increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 3.9% in the 2nd quarter. Ridgewood Investments LLC now owns 9,410 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $496,000 after buying an additional 350 shares in the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 8.3% in the 2nd quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 8,612 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $454,000 after buying an additional 659 shares in the last quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc. increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 9.0% in the 2nd quarter. Wesbanco Bank Inc. now owns 8,037 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $423,000 after buying an additional 664 shares in the last quarter. National Planning Corp increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. National Planning Corp now owns 39,216 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,058,000 after buying an additional 1,736 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Gould Asset Management LLC CA increased its position in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 11.3% in the 2nd quarter. Gould Asset Management LLC CA now owns 24,160 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,272,000 after buying an additional 2,445 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ VMBS) traded down 0.047% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $53.055. The company had a trading volume of 88,450 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $52.85 and a 200-day moving average of $52.66. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 12-month low of $51.82 and a 12-month high of $54.01.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be issued a $0.097 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 1st. This is a positive change from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.19%.

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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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