Investors sold shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) on strength during trading on Friday. $46.76 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $96.30 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $49.54 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF had the 15th highest net out-flow for the day. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF traded up $0.16 for the day and closed at $79.33

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th were paid a dividend of $0.198 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.19. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 24th.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in BND. Jane Street Group LLC grew its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 7,370.3% during the third quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 2,692,353 shares of the company’s stock worth $211,888,000 after buying an additional 2,656,312 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 10.1% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 27,085,658 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,131,641,000 after purchasing an additional 2,479,373 shares in the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 10.8% during the third quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 21,562,627 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,697,025,000 after purchasing an additional 2,105,548 shares in the last quarter. LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the second quarter worth $1,134,000. Finally, LPL Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 5.5% during the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 13,055,107 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,027,437,000 after purchasing an additional 679,241 shares in the last quarter.

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About Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures a spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed-income securities in the United States, including government, corporate and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, all with maturities of more than one year.

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