Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares (VFSTX)

10.47
Net Asset Value
+0.10%
1 Day
-1.51%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.20%
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide current income while maintaining limited price volatility. The fund invests in a variety of high-quality and- to a lesser extent- medium-quality fixed income securities- at least 80% of which will be short- and intermediate-term investment-grade securities. High-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of A3 or better; medium-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of Baa1- Baa2- or Baa3.

Performance

1 month+0.22% 3 years+1.34%
3 months-0.04% 5 years+1.45%
1 year-0.02% Since inception+5.96%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

 VFSTXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+1.45%+1.00%
Expense ratio0.20%0.75%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.740.39
Net assets$61.4B$2.3B
Average market cap--$41.1B
Average P/E--16.2
Portfolio turnover86%86%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureDaniel Shaykevich / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income91.80%
Cash8.07%
Other0.12%
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
-- 2.09%
-- 1.49%
-- 0.82%
-- 0.80%
-- 0.64%
-- 0.61%
-- 0.49%
-- 0.42%
-- 0.41%
-- 0.41%