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VBMFX Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VBMFX
  • Price as of: Sep 13, 2019
  • $10.98 - $0.07 - 0.63%

VBMFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.4%
  • Net Assets $241 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.98
$10.22
$11.23

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 54.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Intermediate Core Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.68%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Dec 11, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Description

The Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund Investor Shares (VBMFX) provides exposure to intermediate investment-grade debt securities in the U.S. These include Treasury bonds, corporate and international dollar-denominated bonds as well as mortgage-backed securities. VBMFX is an index fund and as such, it is passively managed and tracks the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index. The average maturity of the bonds in the fund and index is between five and 10 years.

As a low-cost, passive index fund covering the entire U.S. investment-grade bond sector, VBMFX is a great core offering for investors. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VBMFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.1% -0.3% 18.5% 30.16%
1 Yr 5.8% -4.3% 13.1% 11.71%
3 Yr -0.1%* -3.1% 9.2% 46.25%
5 Yr 0.4%* -14.9% 3.9% 18.48%
10 Yr 0.6%* -8.7% 6.5% 32.70%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.8% -13.7% 6.9% 61.20%
2017 0.9% -6.5% 21.2% 54.37%
2016 0.1% -58.1% 8.6% 40.14%
2015 -2.1% -24.0% 2.6% 68.71%
2014 2.9% -60.4% 83.0% 45.16%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.1% -0.3% 18.5% 31.27%
1 Yr 5.8% -4.3% 13.1% 15.64%
3 Yr -0.1%* -3.1% 9.3% 57.23%
5 Yr 0.4%* -14.9% 5.9% 35.85%
10 Yr 0.6%* -8.7% 7.0% 51.53%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -2.8% -13.7% 6.9% 68.87%
2017 0.9% -6.5% 27.0% 63.11%
2016 0.1% -58.1% 10.7% 45.56%
2015 -2.1% -14.6% 4.2% 76.60%
2014 2.9% -60.4% 83.0% 53.46%

NAV & Total Return History

VBMFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Net Assets 241 B 701 K 241 B 0.15%
Number of Holdings 17358 1 17358 0.15%
Net Assets in Top 10 9.86 B -179 M 23.7 B 0.62%
Weighting of Top 10 4.19% 2.5% 212.7% 99.34%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 2.38% 0.52%

  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 3.5% 0.45%

  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 0.43%

  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 0.42%

  5. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 0.41%

  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 0.41%

  7. United States Treasury Notes 3.12% 0.40%

  8. United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 0.40%

  9. United States Treasury Notes 2.38% 0.38%

  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 0.37%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
Bonds
97.45% 80.17% 129.72% 51.06%
Cash
2.04% -37.85% 22.95% 48.17%
Convertible Bonds
0.51% 0.00% 6.30% 30.92%
Stocks
0.00% -14.50% 14.08% 82.42%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -1.25% 4.10% 83.77%
Other
0.00% -16.03% 27.53% 78.61%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
Government
46.92% -74.40% 115.78% 11.14%
Corporate
26.32% -1.23% 99.47% 36.34%
Securitized
24.10% 0.00% 141.25% 35.86%
Cash & Equivalents
2.04% -37.85% 22.95% 45.68%
Municipal
0.62% 0.00% 106.42% 59.82%
Derivative
0.00% -24.73% 33.80% 75.42%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
US
90.07% 66.38% 150.14% 62.82%
Non US
7.38% -43.03% 26.38% 35.31%

VBMFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.00% 209.96% 97.29%
Management Fee 0.13% 0.00% 1.25% 4.84%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.63% N/A

Sales Fees

VBMFX 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

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

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 54.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 54.65%

VBMFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.34% 0.00% 96.41% 52.86%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.68% -0.18% 4.99% 41.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VBMFX - Managers

Joshua C. Barrickman

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

6.52

6.5%

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

39.94

Category Average

7.49

Category Mode

7.29