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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 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.


1 month-0.57% 3 years+0.82%
3 months-0.25% 5 years+1.28%
1 year+0.90% Since inception+4.40%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.28%+1.49%
Expense ratio0.20%0.84%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.971.01
Net assets$42.2B$2.1B
Average market cap--$71.3B
Average P/E--19.0
Portfolio turnover45%45%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJoshua Barrickman / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


Fixed income96.36%
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
-- 1.73%
-- 1.64%
-- 1.50%
-- 1.47%
-- 1.29%
-- 1.27%
-- 1.23%
-- 1.17%
-- 1.13%
-- 1.10%