VBMFX: Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Inv

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VBMFX Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Inv


Profile

VBMFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.6%
  • Net Assets $269 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$11.36
$10.61
$11.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.74%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • 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 Barrickman

Fund Description

Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index represents a wide spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed income securities in the United States-including government, corporate, and international dollar-denominated bonds, as well as mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities-all with maturities of more than 1 year. All of its investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.


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Performance

VBMFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.8% -22.0% 197.1% 4.95%
1 Yr 6.7% -20.7% 191.9% 3.67%
3 Yr 2.1%* -7.3% 7.0% 3.09%
5 Yr 0.6%* -6.0% 11.3% 5.34%
10 Yr 0.9%* -5.3% 3.9% 10.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.7% -4.3% 18.3% 22.30%
2018 -2.8% -11.7% 4.6% 59.92%
2017 0.9% -6.0% 8.3% 54.86%
2016 0.1% -7.8% 7.7% 39.51%
2015 -2.1% -18.3% 3.0% 69.10%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.8% -22.0% 197.1% 4.95%
1 Yr 6.7% -20.7% 191.9% 3.42%
3 Yr 2.1%* -7.3% 9.1% 7.93%
5 Yr 0.6%* -6.0% 11.3% 17.14%
10 Yr 0.9%* -5.3% 6.7% 26.90%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBMFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.7% -4.3% 18.3% 23.10%
2018 -2.8% -11.7% 6.5% 67.66%
2017 0.9% -6.0% 10.4% 62.63%
2016 0.1% -7.8% 10.7% 44.68%
2015 -2.1% -12.6% 4.2% 76.12%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VBMFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Net Assets 269 B 652 K 269 B 0.18%
Number of Holdings 17723 1 17723 0.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 11 B -216 M 24.5 B 0.47%
Weighting of Top 10 4.01% 2.4% 100.0% 99.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 3% 0.52%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2% 0.42%
  3. United States Treasury Bonds 2.38% 0.41%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.88% 0.39%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 2% 0.39%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 0.39%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 0.38%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 0.38%
  9. United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 0.37%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 3.12% 0.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
Bonds
96.81% 80.16% 159.74% 53.37%
Cash
2.53% -59.74% 19.63% 41.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.66% 0.00% 7.24% 31.12%
Stocks
0.00% -0.38% 24.73% 62.89%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 7.43% 66.65%
Other
0.00% -4.63% 28.26% 62.32%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
Government
46.98% -2.21% 122.41% 10.67%
Corporate
25.99% 0.00% 99.29% 31.95%
Securitized
23.84% 0.00% 98.30% 34.35%
Cash & Equivalents
2.53% -29.57% 39.95% 46.42%
Municipal
0.67% 0.00% 100.11% 60.39%
Derivative
0.00% -0.83% 31.05% 64.72%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBMFX % Rank
US
88.92% 61.81% 156.78% 62.86%
Non US
7.89% -17.15% 26.76% 34.56%

Expenses

VBMFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.01% 34.57% 97.53%
Management Fee 0.13% 0.00% 1.10% 5.68%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

VBMFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 31.00% 0.00% 489.00% 39.67%

Distributions

VBMFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.72% 69.27%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBMFX Category Low Category High VBMFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.74% -0.20% 6.30% 39.76%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VBMFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

7.02

7.0%

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
0.01 33.27 7.4 0.16