VUBFX: Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.07

-

0.38%

$0.04

0.20%

Vitals

YTD Return

0.0%

1 yr return

0.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

2.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

1.8%

Net Assets

$21 B

Holdings in Top 10

8.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.07
$10.07
$10.09

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 60.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$3,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Ultrashort Bond


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.07

-

0.38%

$0.04

0.20%

VUBFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Feb 24, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Samuel Martinez

Fund Description

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0 to 2 years. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities.


VUBFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -1.6% 2.0% 21.25%
1 Yr 0.7% -0.9% 10.4% 37.08%
3 Yr 2.2%* -0.3% 3.3% 20.61%
5 Yr 1.8%* 0.5% 4.4% 31.00%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 3.5% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.4% -3.1% 1.8% 33.77%
2019 0.7% -1.2% 6.1% 31.02%
2018 -0.2% -9.4% 0.4% 26.84%
2017 -0.2% -2.0% 100.0% 81.40%
2016 0.3% -1.4% 900.0% 55.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -1.6% 1.3% 21.67%
1 Yr 0.7% -5.0% 10.4% 35.42%
3 Yr 2.2%* -0.3% 3.3% 19.30%
5 Yr 1.8%* 0.4% 4.4% 29.50%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 3.5% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.4% -3.1% 1.8% 33.77%
2019 0.7% -1.2% 6.1% 32.87%
2018 -0.2% -51.1% 2.0% 34.74%
2017 -0.2% -2.0% 6.1% 81.98%
2016 0.3% -1.4% 900.0% 60.14%

NAV & Total Return History


VUBFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Net Assets 21 B 24.6 K 21 B 0.40%
Number of Holdings 992 1 3082 9.31%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.45 B -120 M 10.2 B 11.34%
Weighting of Top 10 8.26% 0.1% 100.0% 87.30%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  2. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  3. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  4. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  5. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  6. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  7. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  8. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  9. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  10. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
Bonds
87.21% 0.00% 100.28% 28.34%
Cash
7.84% -3.94% 100.00% 79.35%
Convertible Bonds
4.95% 0.00% 14.76% 20.65%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 17.00% 42.51%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 8.10%
Other
0.00% -10.49% 14.34% 22.27%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
Corporate
68.31% 0.00% 99.56% 8.91%
Securitized
16.55% 0.00% 96.89% 63.16%
Cash & Equivalents
7.84% 0.00% 100.00% 78.54%
Government
7.30% 0.00% 100.00% 34.41%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 24.63% 15.79%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 67.39% 47.37%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
US
64.37% 0.00% 100.00% 43.72%
Non US
22.84% 0.00% 78.37% 20.65%

VUBFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.03% 1.60% 86.07%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 1.19% 17.41%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 3.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 60.00% 0.00% 326.00% 47.39%

VUBFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.38% 0.00% 0.33% 40.89%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.27% -0.20% 2.83% 44.17%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VUBFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Samuel Martinez


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2017

4.6

4.6%

Samuel C. Martinez, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007, has worked in investment management since 2010, has managed investment portfolios since 2014, and has co-managed the Portfolio since 2018. He holds a B.S. from Southern Utah University and M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Daniel Shaykevich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

3.39

3.4%

Daniel Shaykevich, Principal of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since 2001, has managed investment portfolios since 2004, has been with Vanguard since 2013. Prior to Vanguard, he was a portfolio manager for BlackRock from 2001 to 2013. He holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Arvind Narayanan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 19, 2019

1.78

1.8%

Arvind Narayanan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since February 2019, has worked in investment management since 2002, has managed investment portfolios since 2006, and has co-managed the Funds since November 2019. Education: B.A., Goucher College; M.B.A., New York University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 31.69 5.84 3.42