Surevest Inc. Purchases New Position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

Surevest Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 19,094 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,601,000.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in BND. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the third quarter worth $26,308,000. Prudential PLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 51.0% in the second quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 15,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,304,000 after acquiring an additional 5,300 shares in the last quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 11.9% in the third quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC now owns 62,135 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,240,000 after acquiring an additional 6,599 shares in the last quarter. Man Group plc increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 11.6% in the second quarter. Man Group plc now owns 7,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $640,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Acorn Wealth Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 7.2% in the third quarter. Acorn Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 76,131 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,368,000 after acquiring an additional 5,121 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF stock opened at $84.16 on Tuesday. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 1 year low of $79.14 and a 1 year high of $85.30. The business has a 50-day moving average of $84.06 and a two-hundred day moving average of $83.95.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 24th were issued a $0.1873 dividend. This is an increase from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.18. This represents a $2.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 23rd.

About Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF

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.

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

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