NYSEARCA:BLV - Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $86.53 +0.18 (+0.21 %) (As of 12/17/2018 11:50 AM ET)Previous Close$86.35Today's Range$86.37 - $86.6552-Week Range$83.46 - $95.98Volume1,100 shsAverage Volume164,238 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.67%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartDividendInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media 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$2.14 billion Average Daily Volume$183,011.00 Discount/Premium0.40% 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 Monday, December 3rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.2855 per share on Thursday, December 6th. This represents a $3.43 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.96%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 3rd. 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 this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. 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 news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 bought 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 $86.58. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 31 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 38 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 69MarketBeat'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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Models, Which is Right For You?