Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) is Voya Financial Advisors Inc.’s Largest Position

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Voya Financial Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND) by 7.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,182,956 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 85,306 shares during the period. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF accounts for 5.4% of Voya Financial Advisors Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its biggest holding. Voya Financial Advisors Inc. owned about 0.21% of Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF worth $99,806,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 244.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,781,289 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,227,882,000 after purchasing an additional 10,485,046 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 6.2% in the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 13,921,078 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,175,357,000 after purchasing an additional 814,635 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 8.7% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 8,119,480 shares of the company’s stock valued at $674,486,000 after purchasing an additional 652,795 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE increased its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 1.6% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 5,655,653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $469,814,000 after purchasing an additional 91,517 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Morningstar Investment Services LLC increased its stake in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF by 0.9% in the second quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC now owns 5,466,144 shares of the company’s stock valued at $454,070,000 after purchasing an additional 50,584 shares in the last quarter.

BND traded down $0.17 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $84.17. The company had a trading volume of 3,876,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,819,882. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF has a 52 week low of $78.36 and a 52 week high of $85.30. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $84.03 and its 200 day moving average price is $83.55.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 3rd will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 2nd.

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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