Essex Savings Bank Takes $205,000 Position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

Essex Savings Bank acquired a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 2,317 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $205,000.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in BND. MBE Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the first quarter valued at $26,000. HCR Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the second quarter valued at about $26,000. Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the first quarter valued at about $33,000. HHM Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF during the first quarter valued at about $33,000. Finally, Ellis Investment Partners LLC grew its position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 125.5% during the first quarter. Ellis Investment Partners LLC now owns 460 shares of the company’s stock valued at $39,000 after acquiring an additional 256 shares during the period.

BND stock traded up $0.12 during trading on Friday, reaching $89.46. 5,110,509 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,303,004. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $88.45 and its 200-day moving average price is $86.68. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52-week low of $76.49 and a 52-week high of $89.47.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 2nd were given a dividend of $0.162 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 1st.

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF 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.

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

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