Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund (NASDAQ:VMBS) Stock Price Passes Below 200-Day Moving Average of $46.97

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund (NASDAQ:VMBSGet Rating) shares crossed below its two hundred day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $46.97 and traded as low as $45.29. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund shares last traded at $45.45, with a volume of 2,210,517 shares trading hands.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund Trading Down 0.7 %

The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $44.98 and its 200 day simple moving average is $46.97.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 7th. Investors of record on Friday, September 2nd were given a dividend of $0.098 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.59%. This is a positive change from Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.09.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Guidance Point Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund by 6.8% in the first quarter. Guidance Point Advisors LLC now owns 32,601 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,576,000 after purchasing an additional 2,086 shares during the period. Summit Wealth Group LLC grew its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund by 4.8% during the first quarter. Summit Wealth Group LLC now owns 188,136 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,426,000 after buying an additional 8,558 shares in the last quarter. Absolute Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund by 12.2% in the first quarter. Absolute Capital Management LLC now owns 5,420 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $272,000 after purchasing an additional 589 shares during the last quarter. Evolution Advisers Inc. boosted its position in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund by 1.7% in the first quarter. Evolution Advisers Inc. now owns 149,539 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,491,000 after purchasing an additional 2,493 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 19,759,767 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $989,964,000 after buying an additional 248,296 shares during the last quarter.

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund Company Profile

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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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