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About Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV)
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.
Fund NameVanguard Long-Term Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerJoshua C. Barrickman
Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkBarclays US L Govt/Credit Fl Adj TR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$2.21 billion
Average Daily Volume$164,573.00
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.
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 Tuesday, May 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.2863 per share on Friday, May 4th. This represents a $3.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.88%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 1st. This is a boost from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.27. View Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's Dividend History.
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?
News stories about BLV stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.00 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (19.25%), LPL Financial LLC (3.50%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (2.22%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.85%), Lincoln National Corp (1.00%) and Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.86%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF.
Which institutional investors are selling Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock?
BLV stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., US Bancorp DE, First Allied Advisory Services Inc., Financial Advocates Investment Management, Evergreen Capital Management LLC, Parallel Advisors LLC, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC and S. R. Schill & Associates. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF.
Which institutional investors are buying Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF stock?
BLV stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LPL Financial LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, NYL Investors LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., Morningstar Investment Services LLC and Change Path 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 $88.54.
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 (BLV)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.
Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) Dividend Information
Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF pays an annual dividend of $3.15 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.56%. BLV's most recent monthly dividend payment was Friday, May 4.
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Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BLV) Dividend History by Quarter
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