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VFISX Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Inv

  • Fund
  • VFISX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2016
  • $10.67
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Government Bonds

VFISX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • Net Assets $7.78 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.67
$10.64
$10.80

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 211.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Government Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short Government

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 0.69%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short Term Treasury Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Oct 28, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gemma Wright-Casparius

VFISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -10.6% 4.6% 11.08% 1
1 Yr -0.1% -5.9% 56.6% 70.82% 4
3 Yr -0.1% * -2.2% 14.5% 84.64% 5
5 Yr -0.3% * -2.0% 7.1% 82.94% 5
10 Yr 0.3% * 0.1% 10.4% 88.82% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.4% -46.1% 0.2% 7.53% 1
2014 0.1% -8.3% 41.3% 51.82% 4
2013 -0.6% -26.8% 3.1% 4.65% 1
2012 -0.5% -24.0% 9.1% 29.61% 3
2011 1.0% -5.9% 56.0% 43.93% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.2% -10.6% 5.2% 27.34% 2
1 Yr 0.1% -8.4% 14.8% 50.13% 3
3 Yr 0.0% * -3.0% 14.5% 76.74% 4
5 Yr 0.0% * -2.0% 7.1% 78.47% 5
10 Yr 1.0% * 0.1% 10.4% 88.08% 5

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -0.2% -7.8% 4.0% 24.86% 2
2014 0.2% -8.8% 51.5% 57.34% 4
2013 -0.5% -26.7% 3.2% 7.02% 1
2012 0.3% -2.0% 16.7% 49.85% 4
2011 1.6% -6.0% 101.6% 55.80% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VFISX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 7.78 B 1.2 M 27.1 B 1.73% 1
Number of Holdings 123 6 18548 21.98% 4
Net Assets in Top 10 2.33 B -28.1 M 9.61 B 1.73% 1
Weighting of Top 10 29.5% 0.0% 147.5% 28.64% 4

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 0.75% 5.41%
  2. US Treasury Note 0.75% 3.57%
  3. US Treasury Note 3.23%
  4. US Treasury Note 1.875% 2.90%
  5. US Treasury Note 0.75% 2.69%
  6. US Treasury Note 0.875% 2.67%
  7. US Treasury Note 1.5% 2.42%
  8. US Treasury Note 0.625% 2.36%
  9. US Treasury Note 1% 2.22%
  10. US Treasury Note 2.25% 2.04%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
98.49% 0.00% 168.20% 15.80% 3
Cash
1.51% -68.54% 100.00% 21.23% 3
Other
0.00% -0.88% 9.45% 9.63% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.16% 0.49% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.64% 1.23% 1
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 15.23% 1.73% 1

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
Government
94.19% -29.70% 100.00% 6.67% 1
Securitized
3.93% 0.00% 147.78% 30.62% 5
Cash & Equivalents
1.51% -68.54% 100.00% 21.98% 3
Corporate
0.36% 0.00% 76.92% 13.83% 3
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 18.73% 6.17% 2
Derivative
0.00% -33.10% 0.10% 1.23% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
US
97.95% 0.00% 168.20% 15.06% 3
Non US
0.54% 0.00% 95.41% 11.36% 2

VFISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.04% 17.30% 41.48% 1
Management Fee 0.16% 0.00% 1.50% 11.11% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFISX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFISX Rank Quintile
Turnover 211.00% 0.00% 1609.00% 11.41% 4

VFISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.1% 0.00% 3.47% 49.49% 5

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 0.69% -3.48% 3.23% 39.26% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VFISX - Managers

Gemma Wright-Casparius

Manager

Start Date

Jan 02, 2015

Tenure

1.83

Tenure Rank

21.0%

Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 1980; has managed investment portfolios since 2008; and has co-managed the Fund since joining Vanguard in 2011. Education: B.B.A. and M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

30.9

Category Average

6.41

Category Mode

4.8