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Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Idx Admiral

VSBSX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • Net Assets $16.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.50
$20.48
$20.75

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.07%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


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

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$86.11

-0.08%

$20.39 B

0.46%

$0.40

-0.31%

0.15%

$20.48

-0.10%

$16.39 B

0.62%

$0.13

-0.34%

0.07%

$61.41

-0.07%

$16.39 B

0.64%

$0.39

-0.31%

0.05%

$51.20

-0.04%

$9.48 B

0.80%

$0.41

-0.37%

0.05%

$10.94

0.00%

$8.33 B

0.74%

$0.08

-0.64%

0.20%

VSBSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.52%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Dec 28, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury 1-3 Year Bond Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury (not including inflation-protected securities), all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.


VSBSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSBSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.3% -2.5% 1.1% 22.09%
1 Yr 0.2% -3.0% 4.6% 51.16%
3 Yr 2.7%* 1.0% 4.1% 39.53%
5 Yr 1.7%* 0.1% 2.8% 37.21%
10 Yr 1.2%* -0.1% 2.3% 58.75%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSBSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.3% -1.8% 4.9% 74.39%
2019 1.2% -1.4% 3.8% 45.00%
2018 -0.3% -80.0% 0.1% 17.72%
2017 -0.7% -4.6% 0.9% 32.89%
2016 0.0% -4.1% 3.5% 14.47%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSBSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.3% -2.5% 1.1% 22.09%
1 Yr 0.2% -5.2% 4.6% 42.35%
3 Yr 2.7%* 0.1% 4.1% 37.65%
5 Yr 1.7%* -0.1% 2.8% 34.12%
10 Yr 1.2%* -0.1% 2.3% 56.96%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSBSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.3% -1.8% 4.9% 74.39%
2019 1.2% -1.4% 3.8% 46.25%
2018 -0.3% -80.0% 2.2% 25.32%
2017 -0.7% -4.6% 1.2% 39.47%
2016 0.0% -4.1% 3.5% 22.37%

NAV & Total Return History


VSBSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSBSX Category Low Category High VSBSX % Rank
Net Assets 16.4 B 1.79 M 20.4 B 3.49%
Number of Holdings 93 9 1716 68.60%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.43 B -266 M 8.61 B 8.14%
Weighting of Top 10 20.98% 18.4% 100.0% 94.94%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 3.71%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.67%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 2.22%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.15%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 2.13%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 2.12%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.11%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 2.09%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2.62% 2.09%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 2.08%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSBSX % Rank
Bonds
99.96% 48.40% 112.36% 24.42%
Cash
0.04% -12.36% 36.92% 76.74%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.09% 17.44%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 17.44%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 4.07% 22.09%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 17.44%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSBSX % Rank
Government
99.96% 0.00% 99.96% 2.33%
Cash & Equivalents
0.04% 0.00% 40.43% 83.72%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 20.93%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 97.76% 83.72%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 48.01% 30.23%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 8.76% 32.56%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSBSX % Rank
US
99.96% 45.83% 112.36% 24.42%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 24.28% 22.09%

VSBSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSBSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.07% 0.03% 2.25% 92.86%
Management Fee 0.06% 0.03% 0.80% 5.88%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VSBSX 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

VSBSX 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.

VSBSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 0.00% 445.85% 48.05%

VSBSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSBSX Category Low Category High VSBSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.75% 26.74%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSBSX Category Low Category High VSBSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.52% -0.73% 1.81% 15.66%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VSBSX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VSBSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.27

8.3%

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
0.66 35.44 10.49 6.33