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VBIRX Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Adm

  • Fund
  • VBIRX
  • Price as of: Dec 08, 2016
  • $10.45
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

VBIRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.2%
  • Net Assets $46.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.45
$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 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.2%
  • 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 0.2% -11.3% 201.5% 51.94% 4
1 Yr 1.1% -12.6% 13.8% 73.00% 4
3 Yr 1.1% * -5.9% 8.2% 69.68% 4
5 Yr 1.2% * -3.1% 13.6% 80.97% 5
10 Yr 3.0% * -2.2% 9.5% 66.88% 4

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.5% -33.0% 3.0% 4.41% 1
2014 -0.1% -9.3% 14.9% 37.64% 3
2013 -1.3% -24.1% 40.4% 19.58% 2
2012 0.2% -100.0% 18.7% 61.70% 5
2011 0.6% -20.6% 15.5% 33.41% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -9.9% 204.3% 60.26% 4
1 Yr 1.1% -12.6% 16.3% 58.12% 3
3 Yr 1.1% * -7.2% 8.2% 62.06% 4
5 Yr 1.2% * -3.9% 13.6% 78.51% 5
10 Yr 3.0% * -2.2% 9.5% 65.42% 4

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.4% -32.5% 4.5% 18.94% 2
2014 0.0% -8.3% 16.8% 55.96% 4
2013 -1.0% -12.9% 58.5% 29.62% 3
2012 0.5% -100.0% 35.2% 70.37% 5
2011 1.1% -20.7% 18.1% 47.50% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VBIRX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 46.2 B 319 K 176 B 0.66% 1
Number of Holdings 2439 1 17569 1.17% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 6.46 B -36 B 36.7 B 0.97% 1
Weighting of Top 10 13.9% 0.0% 1167.9% 26.91% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.62%
  2. US Treasury Note 1.5% 1.55%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.48%
  4. US Treasury Note 1.625% 1.43%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.375% 1.40%
  6. US Treasury Note 1.125% 1.39%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.375% 1.32%
  8. US Treasury Note 1.375% 1.26%
  9. US Treasury Note 1.25% 1.23%
  10. US Treasury Note 1.125% 1.20%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
99.40% -175.98% 1241.14% 4.17% 1
Cash
0.59% -1141.94% 275.92% 23.86% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.01% -0.45% 17.66% 7.32% 3
Other
0.00% -30.13% 98.36% 13.68% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 12.73% 5.60% 3
Stocks
0.00% -3.27% 98.55% 5.85% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
Government
68.78% -389.49% 1167.69% 1.17% 1
Corporate
28.42% 0.00% 221.70% 21.06% 4
Securitized
1.88% 0.00% 105.84% 28.89% 5
Cash & Equivalents
0.58% -1141.94% 416.01% 24.31% 5
Municipal
0.34% 0.00% 98.41% 12.21% 3
Derivative
0.00% -513.07% 38.63% 2.49% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank Quintile
US
85.55% -370.09% 982.00% 11.60% 2
Non US
13.85% -45.82% 351.70% 13.84% 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% 14.05% 1
Management Fee 0.07% 0.00% 2.15% 4.43% 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% 1856.00% 13.08% 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% 17.61% 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

3.77

Tenure Rank

6.3%

Mr. Barrickman is a principal, senior portfolio manager, and head of fixed income indexing Americas. He and his team manage bond index fund portfolios invested in U.S. and international bond markets (including government, mortgage-backed, and corporate securities). The team also manages several bond index ETFs. Mr. Barrickman, who joined Vanguard in 1998, has more than ten years of fixed income experience. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® certification and earned a B.S. from Ohio Northern University and an M.B.A. from Lehigh University.


Yan Pu

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

3.77

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

27.9

Category Average

6.12

Category Mode

1.9