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Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund Investor Shares (VBISX)

10.57
Net Asset Value
-0.19%
1 Day
+1.34%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.16%
Expense Ratio
Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities between 1 and 5 years and are publicly issued. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.

Performance

1 month-0.07% 3 years+1.65%
3 months+0.64% 5 years+1.29%
1 year+2.00% Since inception+4.35%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

 VBISXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+1.29%+1.54%
Expense ratio0.16%0.82%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.131.05
Net assets$44.9B$2.1B
Average market cap--$44.8B
Average P/E--18.6
Portfolio turnover52%52%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJoshua Barrickman / 3 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income97.98%
Cash2.01%
Other0.01%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 1.69%
-- 1.66%
-- 1.60%
-- 1.50%
-- 1.47%
-- 1.38%
-- 1.30%
-- 1.26%
-- 1.24%
-- 1.23%

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