Commonwealth Equity Services LLC Grows Stock Holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VTIP)

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VTIP) by 165.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 530,489 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 330,570 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC owned approximately 0.17% of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares worth $27,802,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 25.0% in the 1st quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 131,135 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,759,000 after purchasing an additional 26,253 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 48.2% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,613 shares of the company’s stock worth $341,000 after buying an additional 2,150 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares in the first quarter worth approximately $363,000. Principal Financial Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 296.6% during the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 18,614 shares of the company’s stock valued at $959,000 after buying an additional 13,921 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Merriman Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares by 5.2% during the first quarter. Merriman Wealth Management LLC now owns 10,539 shares of the company’s stock valued at $543,000 after acquiring an additional 519 shares in the last quarter.

VTIP stock opened at $52.52 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $52.53 and its 200 day simple moving average is $52.19. Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares has a 12-month low of $50.59 and a 12-month high of $52.82.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 2nd were paid a $0.481 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 1st. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.66%. This is a boost from Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09.

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