First Heartland Consultants Inc. Trims Position in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

First Heartland Consultants Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLVFree Report) by 1.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 37,989 shares of the company’s stock after selling 464 shares during the period. First Heartland Consultants Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF were worth $2,548,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 1,065.5% in the second quarter. Cary Street Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 338 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,000 after buying an additional 309 shares during the last quarter. GHP Investment Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF during the 4th quarter valued at about $29,000. Meitav Investment House Ltd. acquired a new stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $30,000. FMR LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 510.6% during the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 574 shares of the company’s stock worth $44,000 after acquiring an additional 480 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ambassador Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $44,000.

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Price Performance

Shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock traded up $0.03 during trading on Monday, reaching $71.62. 581,466 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,084,842. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a 1-year low of $62.95 and a 1-year high of $77.99. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $73.14 and its 200 day moving average price is $70.07.

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were issued a $0.2617 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 22nd. This is a positive change from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF’s previous dividend of $0.25.

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Profile

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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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