Semmax Financial Advisors Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) by 12.6% in the 1st quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 23,503 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,380 shares during the period. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF comprises approximately 1.5% of Semmax Financial Advisors Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest holding. Semmax Financial Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF were worth $2,166,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Beacon Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 828.2% during the fourth quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 6,347,567 shares of the company’s stock worth $555,476,000 after acquiring an additional 5,663,709 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 37.8% during the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 653,841 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,325,000 after buying an additional 179,215 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 9.2% during the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 509,683 shares of the company’s stock valued at $44,603,000 after buying an additional 43,129 shares in the last quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV bought a new position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF during the first quarter valued at about $34,311,000. Finally, CMC Financial Group bought a new position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $27,193,000.

NYSEARCA BLV opened at $92.07 on Friday. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a fifty-two week low of $83.46 and a fifty-two week high of $92.22.

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

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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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