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 $88.95 -0.15 (-0.17 %) (As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$89.10Today's Range$88.74 - $89.0152-Week Range$83.46 - $91.34Volume388,989 shsAverage Volume563,070 shsMarket Capitalization$3.23 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield3.51%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$2.21 billion Average Daily Volume$682,737.00 Discount/Premium0.41% 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, January 31st. Investors of record on Monday, February 4th will be given a dividend of $0.2851 per share on Wednesday, February 6th. This represents a $3.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 1st. This is a boost from Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's previous monthly dividend of $0.26. View Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF's Dividend History. Has Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about BLV stock have trended neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock'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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 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 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 Karpus Management Inc.. Which institutional 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., Advisor Group Inc., Visionary Asset Management Inc., HT Partners LLC, Cardan Capital Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and PNC Financial Services Group 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 $88.95. How big of a company is Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF? Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $3.23 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: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 35 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 40 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 75MarketBeat'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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is the discount rate different from the Federal Funds rate?