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VTIPX Vanguard Shrt-Term Infl-Prot Sec Idx Inv

  • Fund
  • VTIPX
  • Price as of: Nov 15, 2018
  • $24.12
  • - $0.00
  • - 0.00%
  • Category
  • Inflation-Protected Bonds

VTIPX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.3%
  • Net Assets $26.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 79.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.12
$24.08
$24.82

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 27.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.26%
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 Inv
  • 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.

VTIPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTIPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.3% -12.5% 7.2% 14.93% 2
1 Yr 0.3% -5.7% 10.5% 18.00% 1
3 Yr 1.1% * -3.0% 6.7% 55.98% 3
5 Yr 0.3% * -1.5% 4.4% 56.74% 3
10 Yr N/A * 1.5% 11.2% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTIPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -0.8% -3.1% 9.4% 68.88% 5
2016 2.0% -6.8% 12.1% 62.89% 4
2015 -0.2% -19.2% 2.0% 5.67% 1
2014 -2.0% -14.4% 20.3% 61.96% 5
2013 -1.6% -27.3% 7.6% 11.11% 1

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTIPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD -1.3% -12.5% 5.4% 14.43% 2
1 Yr 0.3% -8.4% 14.3% 16.00% 1
3 Yr 1.1% * -4.0% 6.7% 50.00% 3
5 Yr 0.3% * -1.8% 4.4% 48.88% 3
10 Yr N/A * 1.5% 11.2% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTIPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2017 -0.8% -2.8% 9.4% 69.90% 5
2016 2.0% -6.8% 12.1% 68.04% 4
2015 -0.2% -12.9% 4.8% 8.76% 1
2014 -1.3% -11.7% 26.1% 72.28% 5
2013 -1.6% -27.7% 21.9% 15.56% 1

NAV & Total Return History

VTIPX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2018

Concentration Analysis

VTIPX Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 26.9 B 1.26 M 27.6 B 1.01% 1
Number of Holdings 16 3 1476 26.13% 5
Net Assets in Top 10 21.1 B -23.9 M 21.1 B 0.50% 1
Weighting of Top 10 79.1% 10.2% 303.0% 11.56% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 9.48%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 9.44%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 8.14%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.85%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 0.38% 7.73%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.73%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.70%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 7.48%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 6.94%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 6.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
Bonds
99.94% 0.00% 168.50% 8.96% 2
Cash
0.06% -68.49% 61.39% 21.61% 4
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 19.28% 3.98% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.05% 3.52% 1
Other
0.00% -0.73% 13.79% 9.05% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.40% 8.04% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
Government
99.94% 0.00% 168.39% 5.53% 1
Cash & Equivalents
0.06% -68.57% 58.08% 22.61% 4
Derivative
0.00% -21.70% 8.49% 5.03% 2
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 50.72% 18.59% 4
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 70.74% 20.60% 4
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 101.06% 5.03% 2

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
US
99.94% 31.96% 160.97% 8.04% 2
Non US
0.00% -35.69% 23.76% 20.60% 4

VTIPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTIPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.04% 17.48% 56.22% 1
Management Fee 0.13% 0.00% 0.70% 15.42% 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

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

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

VTIPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VTIPX Rank Quintile
Turnover 27.00% 0.78% 758.00% 22.11% 2

VTIPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTIPX Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.3% 0.00% 6.25% 45.50% 3

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTIPX Category Low Category High VTIPX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.26% -1.31% 5.17% 48.26% 4

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VTIPX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Oct 12, 2012

Tenure

6.05

Tenure Rank

9.6%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.2

Category High

22.4

Category Average

6.39

Category Mode

0.5