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VFISX Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Inv

  • Fund
  • VFISX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $10.53 + $0.01 + 0.10%
  • Category
  • Government Bonds

VFISX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • Net Assets $8.36 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.53
$10.36
$10.53

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 282.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Government Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short Government

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short Term Treasury Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Oct 28, 1991
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Gemma Wright-Casparius

VFISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -0.4% 15.2% 91.13%
1 Yr 0.6% -80.0% 10.6% 81.02%
3 Yr -0.6%* -41.5% 2.1% 27.74%
5 Yr -0.3%* -27.5% 3.0% 42.12%
10 Yr -0.3%* -14.9% 6.1% 63.47%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.8% -80.0% 0.1% 14.60%
2017 -0.8% -2.9% 10.1% 66.06%
2016 -0.1% -9.3% 2.5% 10.58%
2015 -0.4% -46.1% 0.2% 12.77%
2014 0.1% -88.9% 41.3% 70.52%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.6% -0.4% 15.2% 91.13%
1 Yr 0.6% -80.0% 10.6% 87.23%
3 Yr -0.6%* -41.5% 4.2% 51.46%
5 Yr -0.3%* -27.5% 3.9% 60.81%
10 Yr -0.3%* -14.9% 9.8% 73.06%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -0.8% -80.0% 3.0% 27.74%
2017 -0.8% -2.2% 10.1% 74.82%
2016 -0.1% -9.3% 5.1% 29.56%
2015 -0.4% -46.1% 3.9% 30.66%
2014 0.1% -88.9% 41.3% 74.25%

NAV & Total Return History

VFISX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Net Assets 8.36 B 1.23 M 21.8 B 6.36%
Number of Holdings 87 7 15908 78.72%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.88 B -147 M 4.93 B 6.38%
Weighting of Top 10 46.31% 8.3% 263.1% 40.07%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 15.89%

  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 5.98%

  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 4.26%

  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.75% 4.25%

  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 3.11%

  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 2.78%

  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.75% 2.62%

  8. United States Treasury Notes 2% 2.55%

  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.38% 2.46%

  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.75% 2.40%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
Bonds
99.75% 0.00% 156.45% 24.47%
Cash
0.25% -56.49% 73.87% 76.24%
Stocks
0.00% -0.11% 96.85% 57.80%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.11% 61.70%
Other
0.00% -45.97% 6.09% 60.28%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.70% 62.77%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
Government
98.79% -56.62% 100.00% 9.22%
Corporate
0.52% 0.00% 67.74% 24.82%
Securitized
0.44% 0.00% 159.58% 87.23%
Cash & Equivalents
0.25% -56.49% 73.87% 76.24%
Derivative
0.00% -18.61% 6.08% 57.09%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 63.01% 65.96%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
US
99.60% 0.00% 155.83% 23.76%
Non US
0.15% -2.84% 23.63% 44.33%

VFISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.04% 3.79% 93.57%
Management Fee 0.17% 0.00% 0.80% 9.19%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.40% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VFISX 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.

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 282.00% 0.00% 1450.00% 79.93%

VFISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 1.90% 49.12%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.18% 0.06% 4.99% 33.21%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VFISX - Managers

Gemma Wright-Casparius

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

4.41

4.4%

Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 1980; has managed investment portfolios since 2008; and has co-managed the Fund since joining Vanguard in 2011. Education: B.B.A. and M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

33.43

Category Average

7.58

Category Mode

0.25