W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC Trims Stock Holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VGSH)

W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC decreased its stake in Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VGSH) by 97.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 53,651 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,797,442 shares during the quarter. W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC owned approximately 0.06% of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF worth $3,269,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the business. Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF by 507.2% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 133,681 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,037,000 after buying an additional 111,666 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF by 397.1% during the 4th quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 24,681 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,484,000 after buying an additional 19,716 shares in the last quarter. Deutsche Bank AG bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $5,740,000. Monument Capital Management boosted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF by 30.8% during the 1st quarter. Monument Capital Management now owns 13,448 shares of the company’s stock worth $813,000 after buying an additional 3,169 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF by 2.1% in the 1st quarter. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC now owns 400,934 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,152,000 after purchasing an additional 8,170 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of VGSH traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $60.83. The stock had a trading volume of 3,729 shares, compared to its average volume of 938,772. Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $59.55 and a 12 month high of $60.99. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $60.81.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 6th. Investors of record on Friday, August 2nd will be issued a $0.122 dividend. This represents a $1.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 1st.

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF Profile

Vanguard Short Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VGSH)

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