Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGIT) Short Interest Update

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGIT) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totalling 668,300 shares, an increase of 792.3% from the May 13th total of 74,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,040,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares during the 4th quarter worth $28,000. Barrett Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares by 181.8% in the fourth quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 775 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares in the first quarter worth about $58,000. FMR LLC grew its stake in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares by 205.9% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 936 shares of the company’s stock worth $60,000 after acquiring an additional 630 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Eaton Vance Management acquired a new position in shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares during the first quarter valued at about $74,000.

VGIT traded down $0.06 during trading on Friday, hitting $68.07. The stock had a trading volume of 14,078 shares, compared to its average volume of 985,892. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares has a twelve month low of $67.09 and a twelve month high of $70.86. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $67.66.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 2nd were given a dividend of $0.064 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 1st. This is an increase from Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.77 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.13%.

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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