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VBIRX Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Adm

  • Fund
  • VBIRX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $10.59
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

VBIRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.5%
  • Net Assets $44.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.59
$10.42
$10.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.09%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 52.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$10,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Total Bond Market
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.30%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund Admiral Shares (VBIRX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that tracks short-term investment-grade bonds in the U.S. VBIRX tracks the Barclays U.S. 1–5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index and includes exposure to Treasury, agency and investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund uses an index sampling style to provide exposure that closely resembles the underlying index.

As an index covering short-term investment-grade bonds, VBIRX makes an ideal core position and can form the backbone of any portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VBIRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.5% -29.9% 209.8% 45.60% 4
1 Yr 2.4% -15.9% 20.3% 57.00% 3
3 Yr 1.8% * -6.4% 10.4% 64.81% 4
5 Yr 1.5% * -3.4% 9.0% 74.51% 4
10 Yr 3.4% * -1.1% 10.2% 68.72% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.5% -51.0% 6.6% 6.12% 1
2014 N/A -0.4% 2.9% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -4.9% -0.8% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 0.8% 13.9% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -1.7% 3.8% N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.5% -8.1% 209.8% 46.24% 4
1 Yr 2.4% -19.0% 20.3% 45.83% 3
3 Yr 1.8% * -7.1% 10.4% 61.32% 4
5 Yr 1.5% * -4.3% 9.0% 72.34% 4
10 Yr 3.4% * -1.1% 10.2% 67.72% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.5% -51.0% 6.6% 6.12% 1
2014 N/A -0.3% 4.5% N/A N/A
2013 N/A -4.6% 0.6% N/A N/A
2012 N/A 1.4% 15.7% N/A N/A
2011 N/A -0.9% 5.5% N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VBIRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 44.9 B 319 K 169 B 0.56% 1
Number of Holdings 2355 1 17404 1.02% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 6.63 B -36 B 21.5 B 0.41% 1
Weighting of Top 10 14.7% 0.0% 1826.2% 24.67% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 1.125% 1.75%
  2. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.68%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.5% 1.66%
  4. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.59%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.625% 1.50%
  6. US Treasury Note 1.375% 1.46%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.375% 1.32%
  8. US Treasury Note 0.625% 1.25%
  9. US Treasury Note 1.625% 1.24%
  10. US Treasury Note 1% 1.23%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
97.44% -175.98% 181.87% 3.71% 1
Cash
2.55% -82.73% 275.92% 23.91% 5
Preferred Stocks
0.01% -0.07% 17.65% 7.73% 3
Other
0.00% -15.97% 117.15% 13.22% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 18.40% 5.29% 3
Stocks
0.00% -5.60% 98.06% 5.39% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Government
66.88% -990.83% 129.84% 0.71% 1
Corporate
30.07% 0.00% 502.59% 17.96% 3
Cash & Equivalents
2.55% -63.55% 811.66% 24.77% 5
Municipal
0.33% 0.00% 106.20% 11.50% 3
Securitized
0.12% 0.00% 275.57% 28.84% 5
Derivative
0.00% -895.14% 18.41% 2.14% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
US
84.87% -513.97% 163.91% 8.70% 2
Non US
12.57% -5.42% 399.20% 12.31% 3

VBIRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.09% 0.00% 42.51% 14.20% 1
Management Fee 0.07% 0.00% 2.15% 4.58% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.63% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIRX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.15% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIRX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBIRX Rank Quintile
Turnover 52.00% 0.00% 1944.00% 12.77% 2

VBIRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 1.30% 25.38% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.30% -1.76% 17.13% 16.95% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Daily Annually

VBIRX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.44

Tenure Rank

6.3%

Barrickman is a portfolio manager of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management with Vanguard since 1999, managed investment portfolios since 2005 and co-managed the intermediate-term bond index fund since 2008. Barrickman holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.


Yan Pu

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.44

Tenure Rank

6.3%

Yan Pu, CFA, Portfolio Manager. She has worked in investment management since 2000; has been with Vanguard since 2004; has managed investment portfolios since 2007; and has co-managed the Short-Term Bond Index Fund since 2013. Education: B.S., Ji’Nan University, P.R. China; M.B.A., Drexel University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.6

Category Average

5.91

Category Mode

1.6