NYSEARCA:BLV - Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $88.71 -0.83 (-0.93 %) (As of 07/22/2018 08:58 AM ET)Previous Close$88.71Today's Range$88.65 - $89.1752-Week Range$86.51 - $95.98Volume93,178 shsAverage Volume199,335 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.55%BetaN/A Company ProfileDividend HistoryHeadlinesSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive BLV News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BLV and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer Vanguard Fund NameVanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company SymbolNYSEARCA:BLV Inception Date4/3/2007 Fund ManagerJoshua C. Barrickman Webwww.vanguard.com 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$2.22 billion Average Daily Volume$91,919.00 Discount/Premium0.31% 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 Monday, July 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.2882 per share on Friday, July 6th. This represents a $3.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.90%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 2nd. View Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's Dividend History. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF? 0 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF in the last year. There are currently for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "N/A." 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) Has Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about BLV stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.89 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's major shareholders? Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Beacon Capital Management Inc. (2.88%), HT Partners LLC (0.35%), PFS Investments Inc. (0.14%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.11%), Moneywise Inc. (0.11%) and Atria Investments LLC (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF. 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 Rockland Trust Co., Beacon Capital Management Inc., Moneywise Inc., Atria Investments LLC, PFS Investments Inc. and Creative Planning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF. Which major investors are buying Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock? BLV stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, GWM Advisors LLC, Clarus Wealth Advisors, HT Partners LLC and Nwam LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF. 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 $88.71. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 21 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 22 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 43MarketBeat'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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Are analyst ratings accurate?