Media stories about Vanguard Lg Term Govt Bd ETF (NASDAQ:VGLT) have trended positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Lg Term Govt Bd ETF earned a coverage optimism score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.3130611120584 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of VGLT stock traded up $0.05 on Friday, reaching $74.10. 15,757 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 118,046. Vanguard Lg Term Govt Bd ETF has a 52 week low of $71.47 and a 52 week high of $79.71.
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The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 4th were given a dividend of $0.168 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 1st. This is a positive change from Vanguard Lg Term Govt Bd ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $2.02 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.72%.
About Vanguard Lg Term Govt Bd ETF
Vanguard Long Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a long-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. It employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S.