Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

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

10.53
Net Asset Value
0.00%
1 Day
+0.96%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.20%
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+0.99% 3 years+1.08%
3 months+0.78% 5 years+1.67%
1 year+1.07% Since inception+4.37%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

 VBISXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+1.67%+1.49%
Expense ratio0.20%0.83%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.151.04
Net assets$43.2B$2.1B
Average market cap--$67.9B
Average P/E--18.6
Portfolio turnover45%45%

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from. Get Money Magazine’s picks in all major categories.

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

Holdings

Fixed income97.63%
Cash2.34%
Other0.03%
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
-- 1.70%
-- 1.68%
-- 1.65%
-- 1.46%
-- 1.31%
-- 1.27%
-- 1.24%
-- 1.24%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.14%

Partner Offers