Gradient Capital Advisors LLC lowered its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 6.6% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,152 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,078 shares during the period. Gradient Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $1,221,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Covington Capital Management lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 23.9% in the 2nd quarter. Covington Capital Management now owns 47,481 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,824,000 after purchasing an additional 9,148 shares during the period. Windsor Group LTD lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 47.7% in the 4th quarter. Windsor Group LTD now owns 6,677 shares of the company’s stock worth $538,000 after purchasing an additional 2,156 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $1,636,000. Signet Financial Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 70.0% in the 3rd quarter. Signet Financial Management LLC now owns 7,555 shares of the company’s stock worth $608,000 after purchasing an additional 3,111 shares during the period. Finally, Affiance Financial LLC lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter. Affiance Financial LLC now owns 231,640 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,714,000 after purchasing an additional 6,677 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:BSV opened at $80.74 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $80.63 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.68. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $78.57 and a 12 month high of $81.19.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 24th were paid a $0.1501 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 23rd. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.23%.

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

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