Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) Holdings Increased by Hilltop Holdings Inc.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 903.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 313,144 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 281,927 shares during the quarter. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF comprises approximately 4.4% of Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest holding. Hilltop Holdings Inc. owned 0.07% of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF worth $25,030,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Alexandria Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 4.6% in the 1st quarter. Alexandria Capital LLC now owns 50,363 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,025,000 after purchasing an additional 2,198 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 4.3% in the first quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 11,641,269 shares of the company’s stock valued at $930,487,000 after buying an additional 483,597 shares during the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 7.5% in the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,078,929 shares of the company’s stock valued at $86,227,000 after buying an additional 75,104 shares during the last quarter. Capstone Financial Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 71.2% in the first quarter. Capstone Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 253,619 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,272,000 after buying an additional 105,483 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Natixis raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 6.2% in the first quarter. Natixis now owns 47,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,801,000 after buying an additional 2,776 shares during the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:BND traded up $0.09 on Thursday, hitting $78.96. 20,076 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,401,410. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52 week low of $78.30 and a 52 week high of $82.71.



The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 4th were issued a dividend of $0.1846 per share. This is a boost from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.18. This represents a $2.22 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 1st.

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Company Profile

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.

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

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