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VTAPX Vanguard Shrt-Term Infl-Prot Sec Idx Adm

  • Fund
  • VTAPX
  • Price as of: Jan 18, 2019
  • $24.09
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.04%
  • Category
  • Inflation-Protected Bonds

VTAPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.5%
  • Net Assets $26.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 78.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.09
$23.92
$24.59

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.06%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 25.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Inflation-Protected Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Inflation-Protected Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 2.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Oct 16, 2012
  • 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. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) 0-5 Year Index. The index is a market-capitalization-weighted index that includes all inflation-protected public obligations issued by the U.S. Treasury with remaining maturities of less than 5 years.

VTAPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.3% -5.8% 7.2% 36.82% 3
1 Yr 0.5% -8.3% 10.5% 11.50% 1
3 Yr 1.4% * -3.0% 7.6% 61.96% 4
5 Yr 0.5% * -1.5% 3.8% 69.10% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 10.8% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -1.9% -11.1% 9.4% 12.76% 2
2017 -0.7% -6.8% 9.2% 68.56% 5
2016 1.9% -15.1% 12.1% 59.28% 4
2015 -0.2% -19.2% 3.1% 11.40% 1
2014 -2.0% -14.0% 20.3% 60.11% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 0.3% -5.8% 5.4% 36.32% 3
1 Yr 0.5% -8.4% 14.3% 12.50% 1
3 Yr 1.4% * -4.0% 7.6% 52.17% 3
5 Yr 0.5% * -1.8% 3.8% 60.11% 3
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 10.8% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2018 -1.9% -11.1% 9.4% 13.27% 2
2017 -0.7% -6.8% 9.2% 69.07% 5
2016 1.9% -11.7% 12.1% 65.46% 4
2015 -0.2% -12.9% 5.4% 13.99% 1
2014 -1.2% -11.4% 26.1% 69.40% 5

NAV & Total Return History

VTAPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Dec 31, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 26.9 B 1.26 M 26.9 B 0.50% 1
Number of Holdings 16 3 1505 27.14% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 21.1 B -23.9 M 21.1 B 0.50% 1
Weighting of Top 10 78.5% 5.1% 398.4% 11.06% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 9.21%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 9.14%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 7.96%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.91%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.64%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 7.55%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.51%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.50%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.31%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 6.73%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
97.04% 0.00% 124.46% 19.90% 4
Cash
2.96% -25.39% 61.39% 8.04% 2
Stocks
0.00% -0.11% 17.52% 5.47% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.91% 4.02% 1
Other
0.00% -3.55% 13.79% 11.56% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 5.84% 8.04% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
Government
97.04% 0.00% 123.95% 10.55% 2
Cash & Equivalents
2.96% -25.39% 58.08% 8.04% 2
Derivative
0.00% -21.70% 8.49% 4.52% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 53.60% 18.59% 4
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 65.58% 20.10% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 99.77% 5.03% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
US
97.04% 31.96% 129.40% 14.07% 3
Non US
0.00% -5.36% 23.76% 20.10% 4

VTAPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.06% 0.04% 17.48% 60.20% 1
Management Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.69% 17.91% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.35% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTAPX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 2.25% 4.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

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

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTAPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 25.00% 0.78% 519.00% 22.11% 2

VTAPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 6.25% 46.46% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.81% -1.31% 5.26% 8.96% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VTAPX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Oct 12, 2012

Tenure

6.22

Tenure Rank

9.2%

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

0.0

Category High

22.6

Category Average

6.44

Category Mode

4.0