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VSCSX Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bd Idx Admiral

  • Fund
  • VSCSX
  • Price as of: Apr 24, 2019
  • $21.66 + $0.03 + 0.14%
  • Category
  • Corporate Bonds

VSCSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • Net Assets $29.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.66
$21.11
$21.71

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.07%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 56.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Corporate Bonds
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.48%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Nov 18, 2010
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 1 and 5 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

VSCSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.1% -1.0% 7.3% 83.84%
1 Yr 1.9% -4.6% 4.4% 50.22%
3 Yr -0.1%* -2.8% 2.4% 71.82%
5 Yr -0.1%* -5.4% 1.9% 18.35%
10 Yr N/A* -4.3% 4.1% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.8% -11.7% 2.7% 10.48%
2017 0.2% -2.5% 8.3% 75.78%
2016 0.5% -3.1% 11.6% 83.18%
2015 -0.8% -18.3% 0.0% 1.82%
2014 0.0% -8.4% 12.3% 60.56%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.1% -1.0% 7.3% 83.84%
1 Yr 1.9% -3.7% 7.1% 60.70%
3 Yr -0.1%* -1.3% 7.5% 82.27%
5 Yr -0.1%* -3.1% 5.2% 51.83%
10 Yr N/A* -1.8% 10.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSCSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -1.8% -11.7% 3.9% 20.09%
2017 0.2% -2.5% 11.6% 88.34%
2016 0.5% -3.1% 17.7% 87.73%
2015 -0.8% -16.2% 3.7% 8.64%
2014 0.0% -8.0% 17.6% 74.65%

NAV & Total Return History

VSCSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank
Net Assets 29.5 B 10.7 M 29.5 B 0.44%
Number of Holdings 2217 6 2217 0.44%
Net Assets in Top 10 836 M -205 M 3.34 B 11.79%
Weighting of Top 10 2.83% 0.0% 147.9% 98.69%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 2.12% 0.54%

  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.5% 0.42%

  3. CVS Health Corp 3.7% 0.32%

  4. Bank of America Corporation 3% 0.32%

  5. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 2.34% 0.29%

  6. Wells Fargo & Company 3.07% 0.24%

  7. Verizon Communications Inc. 5.15% 0.24%

  8. Bank of America Corporation 3.3% 0.23%

  9. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 5.75% 0.23%

  10. AbbVie Inc. 2.5% 0.22%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCSX % Rank
Bonds
98.14% 0.00% 173.58% 18.34%
Convertible Bonds
1.08% 0.00% 16.87% 39.30%
Cash
0.78% -84.03% 100.00% 79.48%
Stocks
0.00% -5.28% 14.51% 64.19%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 29.57% 74.67%
Other
0.00% -34.36% 6.75% 64.19%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCSX % Rank
Corporate
98.40% 0.00% 103.00% 3.49%
Cash & Equivalents
0.78% -84.06% 100.00% 79.04%
Government
0.74% -27.58% 60.03% 74.24%
Securitized
0.07% 0.00% 115.76% 76.86%
Derivative
0.00% -0.38% 73.03% 50.66%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 12.62% 71.18%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSCSX % Rank
US
81.19% 0.00% 153.73% 44.54%
Non US
16.95% -0.62% 51.45% 31.44%

VSCSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.07% 0.00% 3.46% 97.82%
Management Fee 0.06% 0.00% 1.70% 5.68%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VSCSX 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

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VSCSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 56.00% 6.00% 1515.00% 34.50%

VSCSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 0.32% 63.32%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSCSX Category Low Category High VSCSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.48% 0.12% 5.67% 74.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VSCSX - Managers

Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

23.26

Category Average

6.06

Category Mode

1.08