Vanguard Total World Bond ETF (NASDAQ:BNDW) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

Vanguard Total World Bond ETF (NASDAQ:BNDWGet Free Report) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,700 shares, a decline of 60.3% from the December 31st total of 21,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 57,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days.

Vanguard Total World Bond ETF Stock Performance

Shares of BNDW traded down $0.10 on Friday, reaching $68.35. 70,609 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 61,623. Vanguard Total World Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $65.11 and a 12 month high of $70.36. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $68.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $67.56.

Vanguard Total World Bond ETF Increases Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were given a dividend of $1.0215 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd. This is a boost from Vanguard Total World Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.15. This represents a $12.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 17.93%.

Institutional Trading of Vanguard Total World Bond ETF

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Vanguard Total World Bond ETF by 77.2% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 270,484 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,944,000 after purchasing an additional 117,832 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE boosted its stake in Vanguard Total World Bond ETF by 46.9% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 252,984 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,451,000 after buying an additional 80,719 shares in the last quarter. Beacon Pointe Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Total World Bond ETF by 51.5% in the 2nd quarter. Beacon Pointe Advisors LLC now owns 231,895 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,866,000 after buying an additional 78,787 shares in the last quarter. Moneywise Inc. boosted its stake in Vanguard Total World Bond ETF by 6.6% in the 3rd quarter. Moneywise Inc. now owns 132,639 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,799,000 after buying an additional 8,257 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in Vanguard Total World Bond ETF by 6.2% in the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 129,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,584,000 after buying an additional 7,552 shares in the last quarter.

Vanguard Total World Bond ETF Company Profile

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The Vanguard Total World Bond ETF (BNDW) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in investment grade fixed income. The fund tracks a market-value-weighted index of global investment-grade bonds. BNDW was launched on Sep 4, 2018 and is managed by Vanguard.

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