Investors purchased shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $332.39 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $48.82 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $283.57 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF had the highest net in-flow for the day. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF traded down ($0.03) for the day and closed at $78.98
The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 27th were given a $0.1162 dividend. This is a positive change from Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a $1.39 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Oak Point Wealth Management bought a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $258,000. Bremer Trust National Association bought a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $303,000. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC bought a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $1,253,000. White Lighthouse Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $1,470,000. Finally, Atlantic Trust Group LLC raised its position in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 14.3% in the third quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 24,217 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,932,000 after acquiring an additional 3,025 shares during the period.
About Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF
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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