Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGIT) Short Interest Down 60.0% in December


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Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGIT) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 36,300 shares, a decrease of 60.0% from the December 15th total of 90,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 828,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of VGIT. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares during the 3rd quarter valued at $65,102,000. Choate Investment Advisors boosted its stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares by 32.9% during the 3rd quarter. Choate Investment Advisors now owns 3,634,477 shares of the company’s stock valued at $256,158,000 after acquiring an additional 900,664 shares during the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares during the 3rd quarter valued at $19,485,000. OneAscent Financial Services LLC boosted its stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares by 57.0% during the 3rd quarter. OneAscent Financial Services LLC now owns 693,052 shares of the company’s stock valued at $48,846,000 after acquiring an additional 251,567 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares by 11.3% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,793,297 shares of the company’s stock worth $126,391,000 after purchasing an additional 182,094 shares during the period.

NASDAQ VGIT opened at $68.94 on Thursday. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares has a 12 month low of $66.19 and a 12 month high of $70.86. The company’s fifty day moving average price is $69.46 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $69.87.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 24th were paid a dividend of $0.557 per share. This represents a $6.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.70%. This is an increase from Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, December 23rd.

About Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares

Vanguard Intermediate Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with an intermediate-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.

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