HT Partners LLC Trims Holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)

HT Partners LLC lessened its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 81.4% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 19,314 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 84,518 shares during the period. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF makes up about 0.5% of HT Partners LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position. HT Partners LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $994,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in VMBS. Raymond James & Associates lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 39.6% in the second quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 499,260 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $25,667,000 after purchasing an additional 141,693 shares in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 2,281.9% in the third quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 1,671,587 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $85,251,000 after purchasing an additional 1,601,407 shares in the last quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 32.9% in the third quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 827,148 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $42,185,000 after purchasing an additional 204,820 shares in the last quarter. Keybank National Association OH lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 2.6% in the third quarter. Keybank National Association OH now owns 1,870,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $95,379,000 after purchasing an additional 48,171 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 3.1% in the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,538,763 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $486,477,000 after purchasing an additional 282,405 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VMBS stock traded up $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $51.58. The company had a trading volume of 22,392 shares, compared to its average volume of 818,487. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 12 month low of $50.19 and a 12 month high of $52.32.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 26th were issued a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 24th. This is a positive change from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF

Vanguard Mortgage Backed Securities ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted, mortgage-backed securities index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. MBS Float Adjusted Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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