NYSEARCA:BLV - Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$90.92 +0.85 (+0.94 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 10:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$90.07
Today's Range$90.60 - $91.00
52-Week Range$83.46 - $91.34
Volume20,482 shs
Average Volume448,349 shs
Market Capitalization$2.77 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.52%
BetaN/A
Vanguard Bond Index Funds (the Fund), formerly Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF, seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.Long Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index). The Index includes all medium and larger issues of the United States Government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities of greater than 10 years and are publicly issued. The Fund invests by sampling the Index, meaning that it holds a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. All of the Fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the Index. The Fund's investment advisor is The Vanguard Group, Inc.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Long-Term Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:BLV
Inception Date4/3/2007
Fund ManagerJoshua C. Barrickman
Phone+1-610-6691000

Fund Focus

Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkBarclays US L Govt/Credit Fl Adj TR USD
CategoryBroad Debt
FocusBroad Debt
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$2.23 billion
Average Daily Volume$268,402.00
Discount/Premium1.35%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.04%
Other Expenses0.03%
Total Expenses0.07%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.07%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
Lead Market MakerSusquehanna

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "BLV."

How often does Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.2926 per share on Wednesday, March 6th. This represents a $3.51 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.86%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.29. View Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BLV stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF investors own include United Continental (UAL), Tesla (TSLA), Oracle (ORCL), J M Smucker (SJM), AstroNova (ALOT), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Deere & Company (DE), Honda Motor (HMC) and Target (TGT).

Who are Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's key executives?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • F. William McNabb III, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
  • Thomas J. Higgins, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Kathryn J. Hyatt, Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Heidi Stam, Secretary (Age 57)
  • Emerson U. Fullwood, Independent Trustee (Age 69)
  • Rajiv L. Gupta, Independent Trustee (Age 71)
  • Amy Gutmann, Independent Trustee (Age 64)
  • JoAnn H Heisen, Independent Trustee (Age 63)
  • F. Joseph Loughrey, Independent Trustee (Age 69)

Who are Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (19.06%), LPL Financial LLC (2.41%), Advisor Group Inc. (1.86%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (1.54%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.48%) and QS Investors LLC (1.10%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock?

BLV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Global Financial Private Capital LLC, NYL Investors LLC, QS Investors LLC, LPL Financial LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC and Sowell Financial Services LLC.

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock?

BLV stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Capital Management Inc., CMC Financial Group, Advisor Group Inc., Visionary Asset Management Inc., HT Partners LLC, Cardan Capital Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF?

Shares of BLV can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's stock price today?

One share of BLV stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.92.

How big of a company is Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $2.77 billion.

What is Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's official website?

The official website for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF is http://www.vanguard.com/.

How can I contact Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF?

Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's mailing address is P.O. Box 2600, VALLEY FORGE, PA 19482, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-610-6691000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA BLV)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  36 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  40 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  76
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BLV will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BLV will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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