Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) Sees Significant Drop in Short Interest

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 488,671 shares, a decrease of 47.3% from the February 28th total of 927,794 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,313,378 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 4.7% during the third quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 483,746 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,647,000 after purchasing an additional 21,910 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Investment Services Inc. lifted its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 9.2% during the third quarter. BB&T Investment Services Inc. now owns 485,135 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,754,000 after purchasing an additional 40,863 shares during the last quarter. Summit Equities Inc lifted its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 149.8% during the third quarter. Summit Equities Inc now owns 9,579 shares of the company’s stock worth $785,000 after purchasing an additional 5,745 shares during the last quarter. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the third quarter worth $417,000. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC lifted its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 5.3% during the third quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 719,060 shares of the company’s stock worth $58,772,000 after purchasing an additional 36,455 shares during the last quarter.

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Shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF stock traded down $0.26 on Wednesday, hitting $79.41. 1,721,225 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,581,113. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52-week low of $79.14 and a 52-week high of $82.71.

The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which was paid on Thursday, April 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd were paid a dividend of $0.0192 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, April 2nd.

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Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Company 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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