Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) Shares Purchased by Eagle Ridge Investment Management

Eagle Ridge Investment Management boosted its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 6.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 299,129 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 17,495 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF comprises approximately 2.3% of Eagle Ridge Investment Management’s portfolio, making the stock its 11th biggest position. Eagle Ridge Investment Management owned approximately 0.16% of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF worth $15,803,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 4.3% in the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 11,402,407 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $597,030,000 after purchasing an additional 465,324 shares in the last quarter. Assetmark Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 173.1% in the first quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 5,022,941 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $263,001,000 after acquiring an additional 3,183,738 shares during the period. MD Financial Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 9.0% in the second quarter. MD Financial Management Inc. now owns 1,338,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $70,704,000 after acquiring an additional 110,984 shares during the period. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 12.7% in the first quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 1,275,453 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $66,783,000 after acquiring an additional 143,352 shares during the period. Finally, AE Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 150.8% in the second quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,164,022 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $61,495,000 after acquiring an additional 699,822 shares during the period.

Shares of VMBS stock traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $53.11. The stock had a trading volume of 2,161 shares, compared to its average volume of 852,897. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a twelve month low of $50.19 and a twelve month high of $53.17. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $52.88.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 2nd were issued a $0.133 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 1st.

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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