Short Interest in Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:BND) Declines By 80.9%

Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:BNDGet Rating) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,340,000 shares, a decrease of 80.9% from the March 31st total of 7,030,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,058,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days.

Shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares stock opened at $76.74 on Thursday. Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares has a 52 week low of $76.10 and a 52 week high of $87.07. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $79.29 and its two-hundred day moving average is $82.56.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 2nd were paid a $0.129 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.55 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.02%.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 310.2% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 8,311 shares of the company’s stock worth $675,000 after acquiring an additional 6,285 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 69.6% during the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 42,520,491 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,652,084,000 after acquiring an additional 17,456,799 shares during the last quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares during the third quarter worth approximately $311,000. Camden Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares by 11.5% during the third quarter. Camden Capital LLC now owns 2,806 shares of the company’s stock worth $240,000 after purchasing an additional 289 shares during the period. Finally, Strategic Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares during the third quarter worth $103,000.

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