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Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV)

NYSEARCA: BLV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
104.37 -0.64 (-0.61%)
Sep 24, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$6.08B
NAV$104.88
Expense Ratio0.05%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out58.00M
Dividend (ttm)$6.20
Dividend Yield5.91%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 1, 2021
1-Year Return
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Volume223,963
Open104.68
Previous Close105.01
Day's Range104.21 - 105.01
52-Week Low94.35
52-Week High108.19
Beta0.03
Holdings2787
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
SectorBonds
RegionNorth America
IssuerVanguard Group
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolBLV
Index TrackedBloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index

Top 10 Holdings

13.48% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
United States Treasury BondsT 2.375 05/15/511.62%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.48%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.47%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.875 02/15/511.36%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.625 11/15/501.34%
United States Treasury BondsT 3.375 11/15/481.33%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.30%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.28%
United States Treasury BondsN/A1.19%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.375 08/15/501.11%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 1, 2021$0.24859Sep 7, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.249032Aug 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021$0.240789Jul 7, 2021
Jun 1, 2021$0.24843Jun 4, 2021
May 3, 2021$0.244145May 6, 2021
Apr 1, 2021$0.55756Apr 7, 2021
Full Dividend History

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