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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted 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 its investments will be selected through the sampling process- and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.


1 month-0.06% 3 years+0.55%
3 months-0.73% 5 years+0.72%
1 year-0.11% Since inception+4.02%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+0.72%+1.15%
Expense ratio0.15%0.76%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.300.49
Net assets$50.3B$2.3B
Average market cap--$25.4B
Average P/E--21.6
Portfolio turnover50%50%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJoshua Barrickman / 5 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income99.21%
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
-- 1.97%
-- 1.92%
-- 1.78%
-- 1.45%
-- 1.24%
-- 1.23%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.20%
-- 1.19%