Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) Shares Bought by First Allied Advisory Services Inc.

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 11.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 433,403 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 44,199 shares during the period. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF comprises about 1.4% of First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 5th largest position. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. owned about 0.09% of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF worth $35,328,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 8.6% in the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 18,835,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,536,377,000 after purchasing an additional 1,492,824 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 89.7% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 17,563,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,439,533,000 after acquiring an additional 8,303,236 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 6.2% during the 4th quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 15,843,331 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,292,340,000 after acquiring an additional 918,173 shares during the last quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. grew its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 16.8% during the 4th quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 15,294,119 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,247,599,000 after acquiring an additional 2,199,174 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Betterment LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 12.4% during the 3rd quarter. Betterment LLC now owns 3,266,203 shares of the company’s stock worth $267,698,000 after acquiring an additional 360,752 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) traded up $0.09 on Thursday, reaching $79.36. 1,250,149 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,020,033. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 1 year low of $79.23 and a 1 year high of $82.71.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a $0.1766 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.67%. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.17.

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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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

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