M Holdings Securities Inc. Purchases 3,685 Shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND)

M Holdings Securities Inc. boosted its position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 24.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,476 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,685 shares during the period. M Holdings Securities Inc.’s holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF were worth $1,500,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of BND. RiverFront Investment Group LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $173,360,000. Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blaney LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $169,753,000. Executive Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF in the 4th quarter worth about $134,672,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 9.8% in the 1st quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 15,472,363 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,256,047,000 after purchasing an additional 1,380,308 shares in the last quarter. Finally, QS Investors LLC increased its holdings in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 11.4% in the 4th quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 13,413,969 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,062,521,000 after purchasing an additional 1,367,873 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of BND opened at $82.40 on Monday. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 12-month low of $77.46 and a 12-month high of $82.44.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 4th were issued a $0.193 dividend. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 3rd. This is a boost from Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.19.

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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.

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

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