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Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Inv

VFISX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $8.52 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.76
$10.70
$10.93

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 340.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


Compare VFISX to Popular Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$86.35

-0.02%

$18.87 B

0.82%

$0.71

-0.02%

0.15%

$20.55

0.00%

$14.09 B

0.99%

$0.20

0.00%

0.07%

$61.60

0.00%

$14.09 B

1.01%

$0.63

-0.02%

0.05%

$10.75

-0.09%

$8.52 B

0.65%

$0.07

-0.19%

0.20%

$11.00

-0.09%

$8.05 B

1.15%

$0.13

-0.09%

0.20%

VFISX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.30%
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 -0.2% -1.5% 0.3% 44.71%
1 Yr 3.4% 0.3% 4.6% 21.18%
3 Yr 3.1%* 1.1% 4.5% 20.00%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.2% 2.9% 30.59%
10 Yr 1.4%* 0.0% 2.5% 45.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.7% -1.8% 4.9% 69.14%
2019 1.1% -1.4% 3.8% 55.70%
2018 -0.8% -80.0% 0.1% 42.31%
2017 -0.8% -4.6% 0.9% 57.33%
2016 -0.1% -4.1% 1.4% 16.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.2% -1.5% 0.3% 44.71%
1 Yr 3.4% -3.6% 4.6% 19.05%
3 Yr 3.1%* 0.3% 4.5% 20.24%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.0% 2.9% 29.76%
10 Yr 1.4%* 0.0% 2.5% 43.04%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.7% -1.8% 4.9% 69.14%
2019 1.1% -1.4% 3.8% 58.23%
2018 -0.8% -80.0% 2.2% 46.15%
2017 -0.8% -4.6% 1.2% 62.67%
2016 -0.1% -4.1% 1.4% 24.00%

NAV & Total Return History


VFISX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Net Assets 8.52 B 1.46 M 18.9 B 7.06%
Number of Holdings 166 1 642 51.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.05 B 1.31 M 8.88 B 9.41%
Weighting of Top 10 32.99% 17.5% 100.0% 60.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 14.64%
  2. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.1% 7.45%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.12% 5.50%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 4.20%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 4.09%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 3.39%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 3.34%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 3.31%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 3.25%
  10. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 3.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
Bonds
100.00% 39.80% 102.06% 17.65%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.14% 64.71%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 64.71%
Other
0.00% -9.75% 4.36% 65.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.30% 64.71%
Cash
0.00% -0.14% 60.20% 89.41%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
Government
85.61% 0.00% 100.00% 25.88%
Securitized
14.39% 0.00% 92.09% 63.53%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.09% 65.88%
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% 0.00% 60.20% 96.47%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 45.80% 76.47%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 6.06% 71.76%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFISX % Rank
US
100.00% 39.80% 102.06% 17.65%
Non US
0.00% -3.69% 24.44% 68.24%

VFISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.03% 2.31% 83.13%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.03% 0.80% 23.81%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VFISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 340.00% 0.00% 499.00% 88.10%

VFISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.05% 68.24%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFISX Category Low Category High VFISX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.30% -0.01% 2.40% 3.66%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VFISX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gemma Wright-Casparius


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

6.08

6.1%

Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 2005, has managed investment portfolios since 2008; has been with Vanguard since 2011; and has managed the Short-Term Treasury, Intermediate-Term Treasury, and Long-Term Treasury Funds since 2015. Education: B.B.A. and M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.33 35.11 10.51 6.0