Morningstar Investment Services LLC Has $2.99 Million Stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

Morningstar Investment Services LLC lowered its stake in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) by 6.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 30,769 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,050 shares during the quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC’s holdings in Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF were worth $2,986,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 449.2% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,289,482 shares of the company’s stock valued at $319,277,000 after buying an additional 2,690,503 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 4.9% in the second quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,101,097 shares of the company’s stock worth $592,172,000 after acquiring an additional 284,772 shares during the period. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. grew its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 159.6% in the first quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 255,638 shares of the company’s stock valued at $23,554,000 after purchasing an additional 157,175 shares in the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC grew its position in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 271.1% in the second quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 159,254 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,258,000 after purchasing an additional 116,342 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF by 15.9% during the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 580,204 shares of the company’s stock valued at $56,315,000 after purchasing an additional 79,750 shares during the period.

BLV traded down $0.05 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $101.13. 1,558 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 403,147. The company’s 50-day moving average is $101.92 and its two-hundred day moving average is $94.89. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a 12-month low of $83.46 and a 12-month high of $106.07.



The business also recently announced a — dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 4th were paid a $0.286 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 3rd. This represents a yield of 3.3%.

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Bond Index Funds (the Fund), formerly Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF, seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.Long Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)

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