VBIRX: Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Adm

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VBIRX Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Adm

  • Fund
  • VBIRX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2019
  • $10.57
    - $0.01 - 0.10%

Profile

VBIRX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $49.7 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 12.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.57
$10.23
$10.64

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.07%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 48.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.7%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 12, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund Admiral Shares (VBIRX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that tracks short-term investment-grade bonds in the U.S. VBIRX tracks the Barclays U.S. 1–5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index and includes exposure to Treasury, agency and investment-grade corporate bonds. The fund uses an index sampling style to provide exposure that closely resembles the underlying index.

As an index covering short-term investment-grade bonds, VBIRX makes an ideal core position and can form the backbone of any portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.


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Performance

VBIRX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -0.1% 83.6% 77.34%
1 Yr 5.9% -1.8% 26.6% 39.29%
3 Yr 2.4%* -2.5% 9.4% 19.89%
5 Yr 1.9%* -14.7% 6.6% 18.84%
10 Yr 1.9%* -5.5% 7.9% 25.81%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.7% -12.4% 0.8% 9.80%
2017 -0.5% -2.8% 17.1% 93.25%
2016 0.0% -58.1% 8.6% 42.65%
2015 -0.5% -18.3% 3.0% 30.88%
2014 -0.1% -34.8% 26.9% 82.05%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -0.1% 83.6% 77.38%
1 Yr 5.9% -2.1% 26.6% 37.42%
3 Yr 2.4%* -2.5% 9.4% 25.35%
5 Yr 1.9%* -14.7% 6.6% 24.76%
10 Yr 1.9%* -1.4% 7.9% 32.90%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBIRX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.7% -11.7% 6.5% 16.00%
2017 -0.5% -2.7% 27.0% 94.05%
2016 0.0% -58.1% 10.7% 47.84%
2015 -0.5% -14.6% 4.2% 39.67%
2014 -0.1% -34.8% 26.9% 86.27%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VBIRX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank
Net Assets 49.7 B 691 K 247 B 1.00%
Number of Holdings 2508 2 17572 3.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 6.28 B -203 M 25.7 B 1.60%
Weighting of Top 10 12.62% 2.5% 138.1% 78.56%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 2.31%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 1.73%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 1.23%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 1.12%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 1.11%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 1.09%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.88% 1.05%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 1.03%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2% 0.98%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.75% 0.98%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBIRX % Rank
Bonds
98.54% 80.25% 160.29% 37.47%
Cash
0.80% -60.29% 28.73% 65.69%
Convertible Bonds
0.66% 0.00% 6.26% 29.29%
Stocks
0.00% -17.64% 26.52% 91.61%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 8.19% 92.36%
Other
0.00% -36.80% 30.83% 88.09%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBIRX % Rank
Government
73.41% -86.06% 125.80% 4.69%
Corporate
25.65% 0.00% 98.80% 38.36%
Cash & Equivalents
0.80% -60.29% 28.73% 65.87%
Municipal
0.09% 0.00% 149.42% 73.16%
Securitized
0.04% 0.00% 136.75% 54.25%
Derivative
0.00% -25.78% 41.91% 84.36%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBIRX % Rank
US
87.90% 60.74% 157.48% 68.82%
Non US
10.64% -27.08% 24.33% 19.16%

Expenses

VBIRX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.07% 0.00% 209.96% 98.49%
Management Fee 0.06% 0.00% 1.25% 3.06%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.63% N/A

Sales Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

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.

VBIRX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 48.00% 0.00% 2053.00% 51.89%

Distributions

VBIRX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.74% 0.00% 95.22% 69.18%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High VBIRX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.02% 0.00% 6.30% 78.89%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VBIRX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VBIRX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

6.77

6.8%

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 Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 33.02 7.7 7.54