Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV)

NYSEARCA: BLV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
0.73 (0.75%)
Jan 27, 2022 3:41 PM EST - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.05%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out58.00M
Dividend (ttm)$3.47
Dividend Yield3.52%
Ex-Dividend DateDec 23, 2021
1-Year Return-8.07%
Previous Close97.77
Day's Range98.40 - 99.07
52-Week Low95.80
52-Week High95.80
Inception DateApr 3, 2007

About BLV

The investment seeks to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities of greater than 10 years and are publicly issued. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.

Asset ClassFixed Income
RegionNorth America
IssuerVanguard Group
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolBLV
Index TrackedBloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index

Top 10 Holdings

12.99% of assets
United States Treasury BondsT 2.375 05.15.511.55%
United States Treasury BondsT 2 08.15.511.40%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.35%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.31%
United States Treasury BondsT 3.375 11.15.481.30%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.30%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.875 02.15.511.21%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.875 02.15.411.20%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.20%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.16%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 23, 2021$0.45626Dec 29, 2021
Dec 1, 2021$0.2417Dec 6, 2021
Nov 1, 2021$0.24739Nov 4, 2021
Oct 1, 2021$0.239Oct 6, 2021
Sep 1, 2021$0.24859Sep 7, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.24903Aug 5, 2021
Full Dividend History


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