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Trending ETFs

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.70

$75.9 B

2.06%

$0.22

0.15%

Vitals

YTD Return

-1.6%

1 yr return

-0.1%

3 Yr Avg Return

3.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

2.0%

Net Assets

$75.9 B

Holdings in Top 10

16.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.7
$10.70
$10.87

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 49.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$3,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Short-Term Bond


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.70

$75.9 B

2.06%

$0.22

0.15%

VBISX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.71%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Mar 01, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

VBISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.6% -18.7% 96.6% 85.43%
1 Yr -0.1% -2.0% 19.1% 86.59%
3 Yr 3.5%* 0.8% 8.7% 37.05%
5 Yr 2.0%* 0.1% 6.5% 64.18%
10 Yr 1.7%* 0.2% 5.3% 71.40%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -23.0% 206.3% 19.63%
2019 2.5% -2.4% 9.3% 27.29%
2018 -0.7% -50.6% 1.0% 17.94%
2017 -0.5% -2.6% 4.6% 84.62%
2016 0.0% -65.8% 10.9% 64.67%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.6% -18.7% 96.6% 85.43%
1 Yr -0.1% -7.0% 19.1% 73.18%
3 Yr 3.5%* -0.7% 8.7% 33.45%
5 Yr 2.0%* -0.7% 6.5% 58.73%
10 Yr 1.7%* 0.1% 5.3% 68.37%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -23.0% 206.3% 19.63%
2019 2.5% -2.3% 9.3% 28.70%
2018 -0.7% -7.0% 6.5% 28.82%
2017 -0.5% -2.6% 8.2% 85.03%
2016 0.0% -65.2% 10.9% 73.11%

NAV & Total Return History


VBISX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Net Assets 75.9 B 6.22 M 79.6 B 0.80%
Number of Holdings 2655 4 5026 1.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 12.3 B -154 M 12.3 B 0.32%
Weighting of Top 10 16.56% 2.2% 100.0% 71.06%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 3.39%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.17%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.06%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 1.79%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.70%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.46%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.23%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.20%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.19%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
Bonds
98.09% 38.93% 126.39% 9.68%
Convertible Bonds
1.75% 0.00% 37.57% 56.83%
Cash
0.17% -33.34% 58.50% 91.43%
Stocks
0.00% -1.00% 9.45% 27.30%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 23.81% 28.57%
Other
0.00% -2.48% 19.35% 17.78%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
Government
73.59% 0.00% 82.95% 1.43%
Corporate
26.17% 0.00% 100.00% 71.75%
Cash & Equivalents
0.17% 0.00% 58.50% 98.25%
Municipal
0.05% 0.00% 88.84% 48.57%
Securitized
0.03% 0.00% 99.01% 91.59%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 21.54% 28.89%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
US
88.39% 0.00% 112.74% 14.76%
Non US
9.70% 0.00% 73.25% 66.35%

VBISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.02% 2.47% 94.69%
Management Fee 0.14% 0.00% 1.19% 10.69%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

VBISX 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 0.50% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 49.00% 0.00% 496.37% 28.08%

VBISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.06% 0.00% 1.41% 13.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.71% -0.50% 65.00% 49.09%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VBISX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.61

8.6%

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. He has managed the Vanguard Variable Insurance Funds Global Bond Index Portfolio since its inception in 2017. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 28.1 5.89 1.75