Eagle Asset Management Inc. Sells 745 Shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

Eagle Asset Management Inc. lessened its holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS) by 3.1% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 23,254 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 745 shares during the period. Eagle Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF were worth $1,238,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in VMBS. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 8.1% during the second quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 46,560,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,459,783,000 after buying an additional 3,485,953 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 111.7% during the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 26,160,830 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,382,076,000 after buying an additional 13,802,351 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 5.2% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 12,404,336 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $660,655,000 after buying an additional 608,445 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 15.3% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 3,387,598 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $178,967,000 after buying an additional 449,303 shares during the period. Finally, LPL Financial LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF by 7.4% during the second quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 2,359,390 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $124,647,000 after buying an additional 162,145 shares during the period.

NASDAQ VMBS opened at $53.14 on Thursday. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF has a 52 week low of $50.32 and a 52 week high of $53.36. The company has a fifty day moving average of $53.18 and a two-hundred day moving average of $52.86.

About Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (NASDAQ:VMBS)

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