Alpha Windward LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 5.3% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 104,080 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,285 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF makes up about 5.6% of Alpha Windward LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Alpha Windward LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF were worth $8,728,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Roof Eidam & Maycock ADV bought a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the third quarter valued at about $32,000. Cribstone Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the third quarter valued at about $34,000. Pathstone Family Office LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 120.5% in the second quarter. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 430 shares of the company’s stock valued at $35,000 after purchasing an additional 235 shares during the last quarter. Usca Ria LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the third quarter valued at about $50,000. Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the third quarter valued at about $51,000.

NYSEARCA BND traded up $0.11 on Tuesday, reaching $84.27. The company had a trading volume of 3,347,433 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,430,261. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $84.06 and its 200-day moving average is $83.95. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52 week low of $79.14 and a 52 week high of $85.30.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 24th were issued a $0.1873 dividend. This represents a $2.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 23rd. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.18.

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

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