Sii Investments Inc. WI boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 5.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 317,622 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 15,768 shares during the period. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF accounts for 1.0% of Sii Investments Inc. WI’s portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Sii Investments Inc. WI’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF were worth $16,725,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 39.6% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,586,395 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $188,860,000 after buying an additional 1,017,298 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 15.2% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,364,909 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $282,469,000 after buying an additional 706,895 shares in the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 5.4% during the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 914,221 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $48,143,000 after buying an additional 47,053 shares in the last quarter. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 24.9% during the 2nd quarter. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI now owns 32,313 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,702,000 after buying an additional 6,434 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Keybank National Association OH raised its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Keybank National Association OH now owns 1,602,330 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $84,379,000 after buying an additional 35,840 shares in the last quarter.

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Shares of Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF (VMBS) traded up 0.09% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $52.82. 142,157 shares of the stock were exchanged. Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF has a 1-year low of $51.82 and a 1-year high of $53.92. The company’s 50-day moving average is $52.92 and its 200-day moving average is $52.75.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be 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 is Monday, October 2nd. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

Vanguard Mortgage Bkd Sects ETF 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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