Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS) : The money flow analysis of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS) indicates a $2.03 million of outflow was on downticks, whereas, the investors on Wednesday gobbled up stocks worth $12.65 million on upticks. The ratio between the upticks and downticks was clearly in favor of the bulls at 6.23 and so was the total money flow at $10.62 million. The bulls lapped up $9.93 million worth of block trades on upticks. The money flow was $9.93 million in block trades, underlining the interest of the bulls in the stock even when the stock was declining.However, the price action shows that the bears had an upper hand in the stock of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS), pushing it down by -0.02% for the day. The stock slid $0.01 and traded at $53.96 during the day. Nonetheless, the stock is 0.11% over the previous weeks close.
Shares of Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF rose by 0.26% in the last five trading days and 0.3% for the last 4 weeks. Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF is up 0.35% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 2.35%.
Vanguard Mortgage Backed Securities ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted, mortgage-backed securities index. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. MBS Float Adjusted Index (the Index). The Index covers the United States agency mortgage-backed, pass-through securities issued by Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA), Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC). To be included in the Index, pool aggregates must have at least $250 million outstanding and a weighted average maturity of at least one year. The Fund invests by sampling the Index, meaning that it holds a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. The Funds investment advisor is Vanguard Fixed Income Group.