Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund (NASDAQ:VWOB) Short Interest Up 23.6% in June

Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund (NASDAQ:VWOBGet Rating) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 794,400 shares, a growth of 23.6% from the June 15th total of 642,500 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 657,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Global Retirement Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $26,000. Hanseatic Management Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund during the fourth quarter worth $35,000. MCF Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund in the 1st quarter valued at $34,000. Qube Research & Technologies Ltd purchased a new position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund in the 1st quarter valued at $39,000. Finally, Geneos Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new position in Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund in the 4th quarter valued at $50,000.

Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund Trading Up 1.3 %

VWOB stock opened at $60.64 on Wednesday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $62.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $67.89. Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund has a 12 month low of $59.30 and a 12 month high of $80.57.

Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 5th were paid a dividend of $0.267 per share. This is an increase from Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond Index Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.26. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 1st. This represents a $3.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.28%.

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