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

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund (NASDAQ:VGITGet Rating) was the target of a significant decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 961,500 shares, a decline of 40.6% from the April 30th total of 1,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,353,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.4 days.

Shares of Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund stock opened at $61.97 on Friday. Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund has a one year low of $60.73 and a one year high of $68.83. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $61.79 and a 200-day simple moving average of $64.37.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 3rd were given a dividend of $0.065 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 2nd. This is an increase from Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.26%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Eaton Vance Management acquired a new position in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its holdings in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund by 1,778.6% in the fourth quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $35,000 after purchasing an additional 498 shares in the last quarter. NewSquare Capital LLC acquired a new position in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund in the first quarter valued at approximately $35,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA purchased a new stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund in the first quarter valued at approximately $44,000. Finally, First Command Financial Services Inc. purchased a new stake in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $47,000.

About Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury Index Fund (Get Rating)

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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