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Vanguard Shrt-Term Infl-Prot Sec Idx Adm

VTAPX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.0%
  • Net Assets $49.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 61.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.17
$25.14
$26.29

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.06%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 37.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Inflation-Protected Bond

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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$26.09

-0.15%

$49.23 B

1.25%

$0.33

2.03%

0.14%

$52.13

-0.13%

$49.23 B

1.35%

$0.71

2.02%

0.05%

$14.53

0.00%

$36.31 B

1.46%

$0.21

0.69%

0.20%

$127.18

+0.04%

$28.40 B

1.88%

$2.39

-0.37%

0.19%

$62.10

+0.06%

$17.55 B

1.98%

$1.23

0.03%

0.05%

VTAPX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.18%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Oct 16, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The index is a market-capitalization-weighted index that includes all inflation-protected public obligations issued by the U.S. Treasury with remaining maturities of less than 5 years. The manager attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the securities that make up the index, holding each security in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.


VTAPX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -3.5% 7.3% 15.64%
1 Yr 6.6% 1.8% 23.5% 75.47%
3 Yr 4.2%* 3.2% 11.1% 92.82%
5 Yr 3.0%* 2.0% 7.9% 90.15%
10 Yr N/A* 1.0% 6.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 3.7% -29.4% 23.0% 87.02%
2019 2.8% -47.0% 16.7% 85.99%
2018 -1.9% -11.1% -0.5% 4.57%
2017 -0.7% -2.8% 6.6% 77.22%
2016 1.9% 0.5% 7.7% 76.74%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.0% -3.6% 7.3% 15.64%
1 Yr 6.6% 1.3% 23.5% 65.57%
3 Yr 4.2%* 3.1% 11.1% 88.52%
5 Yr 3.0%* 2.0% 7.9% 87.19%
10 Yr N/A* 1.0% 6.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTAPX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 3.7% -29.4% 23.0% 87.02%
2019 2.8% 0.8% 16.7% 86.96%
2018 -1.9% -9.9% 0.6% 29.44%
2017 -0.7% -2.7% 9.6% 86.11%
2016 1.9% 0.5% 10.4% 82.56%

NAV & Total Return History


VTAPX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank
Net Assets 49.2 B 9.05 M 49.2 B 1.40%
Number of Holdings 20 6 1184 93.95%
Net Assets in Top 10 30.3 B -729 K 30.3 B 1.40%
Weighting of Top 10 61.68% 13.1% 100.0% 45.81%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 6.89%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 6.89%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 6.73%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 6.27%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 6.11%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 6.09%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 5.85%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 5.72%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 5.61%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 5.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VTAPX % Rank
Bonds
95.55% 33.42% 144.40% 61.40%
Cash
4.45% -46.60% 66.59% 33.95%
Stocks
0.00% -0.93% 14.36% 55.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.47% 55.81%
Other
0.00% -3.21% 25.48% 52.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.22% 71.16%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTAPX % Rank
Government
95.47% 14.30% 100.00% 25.58%
Cash & Equivalents
4.53% 0.00% 36.58% 34.88%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 18.11% 68.84%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 55.90% 87.91%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 48.92% 86.05%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 66.51%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTAPX % Rank
US
95.55% 12.79% 158.90% 31.63%
Non US
0.00% -14.50% 44.13% 82.33%

VTAPX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.06% 0.04% 22.01% 96.57%
Management Fee 0.05% 0.00% 0.99% 7.87%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VTAPX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 37.00% 0.00% 330.00% 35.85%

VTAPX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.87% 55.09%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTAPX Category Low Category High VTAPX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.18% -0.06% 2.70% 57.35%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VTAPX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 12, 2012

8.64

8.6%

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
0.1 19.51 6.86 10.1