Sigma Planning Corp grew its position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) by 38.7% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 3,281 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 915 shares during the quarter. Sigma Planning Corp’s holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF were worth $302,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Strategic Investment Advisors MI boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 17.5% in the 1st quarter. Strategic Investment Advisors MI now owns 14,272 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,315,000 after purchasing an additional 2,130 shares during the period. Moneywise Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $3,469,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 9.9% in the 1st quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 143,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $13,264,000 after purchasing an additional 12,992 shares during the period. Barry Investment Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 1.8% in the 1st quarter. Barry Investment Advisors LLC now owns 167,161 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,402,000 after purchasing an additional 2,944 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 542.4% in the 1st quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 5,152 shares of the company’s stock worth $475,000 after purchasing an additional 4,350 shares during the period.

Shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock opened at $92.12 on Thursday. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a one year low of $83.46 and a one year high of $92.21.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.2754 per share. This represents a $3.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st.

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Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Bond Index Funds (the Fund), formerly Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF, seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.Long Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

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