BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) by 50.5% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 106,932 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 35,874 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA’s holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF were worth $8,511,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $30,000. Mackey Komara & Dankovich LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $31,000. Guidant Wealth Advisors acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the first quarter worth about $31,000. Next Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $32,000. Finally, Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF during the fourth quarter worth about $36,000.
Shares of BSV traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $79.59. 804,214 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,589,322. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a twelve month low of $77.66 and a twelve month high of $79.73.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were given a dividend of $0.1566 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $1.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. This is a boost from Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.15.
About Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).
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