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VBISX Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VBISX
  • Price as of: Mar 20, 2019
  • $10.39
  • + $0.03
  • + 0.29%
  • Category
  • Total Bond Market

VBISX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.2%
  • Net Assets $48.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.39
$10.18
$10.39

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 48.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2018-11-19

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.94%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Mar 01, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

VBISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.8% -30.9% 14.2% 49.17% 4
1 Yr 2.7% -15.5% 21.5% 24.80% 2
3 Yr 1.1% * -6.1% 17.3% 78.61% 5
5 Yr 1.2% * -2.4% 14.8% 74.72% 4
10 Yr 2.0% * -0.7% 11.9% 86.04% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -0.7% -36.6% 9.9% 15.45% 2
2017 -0.5% -11.1% 25.1% 55.78% 5
2016 0.0% -13.3% 192.8% 43.55% 4
2015 -0.5% -33.0% 20.8% 8.84% 1
2014 -0.1% -9.3% 20.7% 38.70% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.8% -100.0% 14.2% 49.09% 4
1 Yr 2.7% -15.5% 21.5% 21.51% 2
3 Yr 1.1% * -7.0% 17.3% 72.61% 4
5 Yr 1.2% * -2.9% 14.8% 69.75% 4
10 Yr 2.0% * -0.7% 11.9% 85.59% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -0.7% -36.6% 9.9% 16.10% 2
2017 -0.5% -11.1% 25.1% 57.79% 5
2016 0.0% -9.0% 195.3% 54.74% 4
2015 -0.4% -32.5% 58.5% 24.27% 2
2014 0.0% -8.3% 58.3% 56.10% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VBISX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Feb 28, 2019

Concentration Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 48.2 B 319 K 210 B 0.66% 1
Number of Holdings 2453 1 17280 1.48% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 7.01 B -36 B 52.1 B 0.71% 1
Weighting of Top 10 14.5% 0.0% 1188.2% 27.87% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 2.25%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 2.03%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 1.80%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 1.47%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.18%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.18%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 1.18%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 1.16%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 1.15%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 1.15%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
99.06% -332.46% 611.62% 5.44% 1
Cash
0.71% -517.20% 439.76% 25.18% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.23% 0.00% 28.21% 8.14% 3
Stocks
0.00% -2.63% 98.80% 5.39% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 22.15% 6.71% 3
Other
0.00% -147.36% 99.99% 10.07% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
Government
72.82% -389.49% 503.27% 0.81% 1
Corporate
26.35% 0.00% 221.70% 24.26% 4
Cash & Equivalents
0.71% -790.54% 441.64% 24.26% 4
Municipal
0.09% 0.00% 99.00% 11.95% 3
Securitized
0.03% 0.00% 118.59% 32.50% 5
Derivative
0.00% -199.13% 272.90% 4.37% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
US
87.04% -370.09% 500.82% 11.50% 2
Non US
12.02% -171.42% 351.70% 14.65% 3

VBISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.00% 38.42% 13.38% 1
Management Fee 0.12% 0.00% 2.15% 4.17% 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

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBISX 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

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBISX 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.

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VBISX Rank Quintile
Turnover 48.00% 0.00% 2337.00% 15.21% 2

VBISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.2% 0.00% 1.75% 19.01% 4

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.94% -1.56% 7.22% 13.79% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VBISX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Feb 22, 2013

Tenure

6.02

Tenure Rank

5.7%

Joshua C. Barrickman, CFA, Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Fixed Income Indexing Americas. He has been with Vanguard since 1998, has worked in investment management since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2005, and has co-managed the Fund since 2013. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.2

Category Average

6.6

Category Mode

4.2