Short Interest in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund (NASDAQ:VTIP) Declines By 66.4%

Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund (NASDAQ:VTIPGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 469,800 shares, a drop of 66.4% from the March 31st total of 1,400,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,405,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund stock opened at $50.76 on Thursday. Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund has a 1 year low of $50.27 and a 1 year high of $52.82. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $51.23 and its 200-day moving average price is $51.52.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 4th were given a dividend of $0.487 per share. This represents a $1.95 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, April 1st.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Manhattan Co. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund in the third quarter valued at $27,000. Curi Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund in the fourth quarter valued at $27,000. Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund by 24.1% in the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 53,727 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 10,419 shares in the last quarter. Strategic Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund in the first quarter valued at $31,000. Finally, Nvwm LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund in the fourth quarter valued at $37,000.

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