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

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$84.17 -0.06 (-0.07 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.23
Today's Range$84.11 - $84.37
52-Week Range$83.46 - $95.98
Volume114,365 shs
Average Volume163,291 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.73%
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$2.09 billion
Average Daily Volume$128,940.00
Discount/Premium0.25%

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 announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.2903 per share on Tuesday, November 6th. This represents a $3.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.28. View Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's Dividend History.

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

Media coverage about BLV stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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 shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (18.82%), LPL Financial LLC (3.47%), Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.71%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (2.21%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.84%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.60%).

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 HT Partners LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Beacon Capital Management Inc., Moneywise Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Rockland Trust Co. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

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

BLV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Bank of New York Mellon Corp, NYL Investors LLC, Sowell Financial Services LLC, Violich Capital Management Inc., Private Advisor Group LLC, PFS Investments Inc. and Proequities Inc..

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 $84.17.

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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  30 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  37 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  67
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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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