VUSTX: Vanguard Long-Term Treasury Inv

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VUSTX Vanguard Long-Term Treasury Inv

  • Fund
  • VUSTX
  • Price as of: Dec 05, 2019
  • $13.49
    - $0.06 - 0.44%

Profile

VUSTX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 7.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.1%
  • Net Assets $3.87 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 34.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$13.49
$11.51
$14.31

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 122.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA $3,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.89%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    May 19, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Gemma Wright-Casparius

Fund Description

The Vanguard Long-Term Treasury Fund Investor Shares (VUSTX) is an actively managed fund that seeks to provide high income for investors. VUSTX does this by focusing on long-term U.S. Treasury bonds. These are bonds with maturities between 15 to 30 years. At least 80% of the portfolio is invested in Treasuries, while the remaining percentage can be placed in MBS or other agency bonds to boost yield.

VUSTX features very low expenses. As a fund that focuses on the safest portion of the bond market, VUSTX can serve as a core holding for investors. The Vanguard Fixed Income Group manages the fund.


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Performance

VUSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.0% 7.5% 20.8% 58.33%
1 Yr 24.1% 3.2% 34.2% 33.33%
3 Yr 7.7%* -0.7% 10.8% 36.36%
5 Yr 5.1%* -9.0% 6.9% 44.44%
10 Yr 6.5%* -5.2% 9.6% 44.44%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -4.7% -7.7% -3.9% 43.48%
2017 5.7% 0.0% 10.1% 71.43%
2016 -3.7% -9.3% -1.1% 80.00%
2015 -6.6% -46.1% -2.0% 36.84%
2014 19.7% 13.5% 41.3% 82.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.5% 7.7% 21.6% 58.33%
1 Yr 24.1% 9.2% 34.2% 33.33%
3 Yr 7.7%* 3.8% 10.8% 36.36%
5 Yr 5.1%* -8.9% 6.9% 44.44%
10 Yr 6.5%* -5.2% 9.6% 55.56%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -4.7% -7.7% 0.1% 52.17%
2017 5.7% 4.4% 10.1% 80.95%
2016 -3.7% -9.3% 1.7% 80.00%
2015 -6.6% -46.1% 1.1% 36.84%
2014 19.7% 16.2% 41.3% 82.35%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VUSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Net Assets 3.87 B 91.4 M 7.04 B 16.67%
Number of Holdings 84 9 377 33.33%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.34 B -483 M 2.51 B 16.67%
Weighting of Top 10 34.80% 18.2% 317.5% 70.83%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 4.80%
  2. United States Treasury Bonds 3.38% 4.10%
  3. United States Treasury Bonds 3.75% 3.81%
  4. United States Treasury Bonds 3.62% 3.64%
  5. United States Treasury Bonds 3.38% 3.42%
  6. United States Treasury Bonds 3.12% 3.21%
  7. United States Treasury Bonds 3.62% 3.07%
  8. United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 3.02%
  9. United States Treasury Bonds 3% 2.88%
  10. United States Treasury Bonds 3% 2.85%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
Bonds
98.51% 79.24% 112.70% 91.67%
Cash
1.49% -21.25% 11.84% 8.33%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 91.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 91.67%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 19.40% 91.67%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.49% 91.67%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
Government
95.25% 34.98% 100.00% 45.83%
Securitized
3.27% 0.00% 67.69% 54.17%
Cash & Equivalents
1.49% -21.27% 11.80% 8.33%
Derivative
0.00% -3.28% 0.00% 50.00%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 2.41% 91.67%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 91.67%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
US
98.51% 76.62% 110.54% 91.67%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 2.62% 91.67%

Expenses

VUSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.00% 2.06% 66.67%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 0.60% 37.50%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.15% 0.35% N/A

Sales Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.75% 3.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% 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.

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 122.00% 6.00% 155.00% 62.50%

Distributions

VUSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.82% 0.50% 3.27% 58.33%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.89% 1.57% 3.60% 41.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VUSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gemma Wright-Casparius


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

4.91

4.9%

Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 1980; has managed investment portfolios since 2008; and has co-managed the Fund since joining Vanguard in 2011. 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
1.81 23.35 7.95 12.34