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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
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.


1 month-0.10% 3 years+1.36%
3 months-0.55% 5 years+1.50%
1 year+0.59% Since inception+5.99%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.50%+1.15%
Expense ratio0.20%0.76%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.900.49
Net assets$62.7B$2.3B
Average market cap--$25.4B
Average P/E--21.6
Portfolio turnover68%68%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGregory Nassour / 9 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income93.21%
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
-- 1.48%
-- 1.21%
-- 1.20%
-- 1.16%
-- 0.96%
-- 0.93%
-- 0.87%
-- 0.81%
-- 0.75%
-- 0.71%