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VSCSX Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bd Idx Admiral

  • Fund
  • VSCSX
  • Price as of: Feb 15, 2019
  • $21.45
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.05%
  • Category
  • Corporate Bonds

VSCSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $28.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.45
$21.11
$21.45

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.07%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 56.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Corporate Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 18, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 1 and 5 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

VSCSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.1% -70.8% 4.4% 60.46% 4
1 Yr 2.4% -6.6% 11.3% 10.73% 1
3 Yr 2.2% * -4.0% 8.8% 82.81% 5
5 Yr 1.9% * -1.3% 6.2% 74.10% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.7% 9.5% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -1.8% -11.7% 5.4% 16.09% 1
2017 0.2% -11.3% 8.3% 56.59% 4
2016 0.5% -10.0% 344.7% 56.98% 4
2015 -0.8% -18.3% 3.8% 5.04% 1
2014 0.0% -8.0% 12.3% 45.82% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 1.1% -70.8% 4.4% 60.46% 4
1 Yr 2.4% -10.7% 17.6% 9.20% 1
3 Yr 2.2% * -4.0% 8.8% 78.13% 4
5 Yr 1.9% * -1.3% 6.2% 69.72% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.5% 9.5% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -1.8% -11.7% 5.4% 16.79% 1
2017 0.2% -7.4% 8.3% 56.98% 4
2016 2.3% -7.6% 376.9% 54.65% 4
2015 1.4% -12.2% 7.7% 5.81% 1
2014 2.1% -8.0% 27.7% 44.62% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VSCSX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 28.7 B 435 K 29.1 B 0.76% 1
Number of Holdings 2207 5 2207 0.38% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 671 M -249 M 3.5 B 4.94% 1
Weighting of Top 10 2.7% 2.7% 153.2% 41.83% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bank of America Corporation 3% 0.31%
  2. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 2.34% 0.29%
  3. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 5.75% 0.27%
  4. CVS Health Corp 3.7% 0.32%
  5. Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance Inc. 3.3% 0.31%
  6. Apple Inc. 2.4% 0.22%
  7. Verizon Communications Inc. 5.15% 0.26%
  8. AbbVie Inc. 2.5% 0.24%
  9. Bank of America Corporation 3.3% 0.23%
  10. Morgan Stanley 2.75% 0.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
99.36% 32.59% 177.08% 6.46% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.64% 0.00% 18.16% 14.83% 3
Stocks
0.00% -3.46% 30.31% 11.41% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 31.28% 16.35% 3
Other
0.00% -12.85% 19.18% 13.31% 3
Cash
0.00% -81.50% 67.23% 33.84% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
Corporate
99.88% 0.00% 118.22% 0.76% 1
Securitized
0.09% 0.00% 116.75% 28.90% 4
Government
0.03% -30.37% 60.03% 35.74% 5
Derivative
0.00% -2.08% 61.94% 3.42% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% -81.69% 67.23% 33.84% 5
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 11.59% 17.11% 3

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
US
81.99% 8.19% 158.42% 18.63% 3
Non US
17.37% -1.12% 50.74% 12.93% 2

VSCSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.07% 0.00% 3.46% 52.09% 1
Management Fee 0.06% 0.00% 1.70% 13.69% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VSCSX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VSCSX Rank Quintile
Turnover 56.00% 6.00% 1515.00% 22.43% 2

VSCSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.7% 0.05% 1.89% 8.20% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.48% 0.12% 5.67% 48.29% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

VSCSX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Nov 19, 2009

Tenure

9.21

Tenure Rank

6.2%

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

0.1

Category High

23.1

Category Average

6.18

Category Mode

1.9