Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) Short Interest Update – MarketBeat

February 28, 2022 By admin

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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VMBS) was the recipient of a significant drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 180,900 shares, a drop of 81.4% from the January 15th total of 972,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,755,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.
Shares of VMBS stock traded up $0.20 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $51.27. The stock had a trading volume of 111,713 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,299,262. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $52.38 and its 200 day simple moving average is $52.95. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares has a 12 month low of $51.02 and a 12 month high of $54.05.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 2nd were given a $0.059 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 1st. This represents a $0.71 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.38%.
Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Regency Capital Management Inc. DE bought a new stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Lenox Wealth Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 1,304.5% during the fourth quarter. Lenox Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 618 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $33,000 after acquiring an additional 574 shares in the last quarter. Horan Securities Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the fourth quarter worth approximately $43,000. Fortis Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 179.6% during the third quarter. Fortis Advisors LLC now owns 948 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $51,000 after acquiring an additional 609 shares in the last quarter. Finally, National Bank of Canada FI purchased a new position in shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares during the fourth quarter worth approximately $54,000. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund ETF Shares
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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