MRA Associates USA LLC Makes New Investment in Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

MRA Associates USA LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 338 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $27,000.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BSV. Bartlett & Co. LLC boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 26.4% in the first quarter. Bartlett & Co. LLC now owns 2,402 shares of the company’s stock valued at $191,000 after acquiring an additional 502 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $36,400,000. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 225.7% in the first quarter. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV now owns 951 shares of the company’s stock valued at $76,000 after acquiring an additional 659 shares during the period. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF by 3.2% in the first quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 19,115 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,522,000 after acquiring an additional 593 shares during the period. Finally, Ellis Investment Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $81,000.

Shares of BSV stock traded up $0.12 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $81.05. The stock had a trading volume of 34,435 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,159,190. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $80.55 and its 200 day simple moving average is $79.76. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $77.66 and a 12 month high of $81.07.

About Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing strategy designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Bond Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:BSV)

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