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

10.72
Net Asset Value
+0.09%
1 Day
+0.56%
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. It is expected to.

Performance

1 month+0.80% 3 years+2.29%
3 months+0.28% 5 years+2.77%
1 year+1.94% Since inception+6.43%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

 VFSTXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+2.77%+2.31%
Expense ratio0.20%0.86%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.871.48
Net assets$53.1B$2.1B
Average market cap--$64.6B
Average P/E--18.4
Portfolio turnover122%122%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGregory Nassour / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income87.69%
Cash12.09%
U.S. stock0.21%
Other0.02%
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
-- US Treasury Note 1%2.68%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.03%
-- US Treasury Note 1.25%1.42%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%0.59%
-- US Treasury Note 0.875%0.55%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%0.34%
-- Amer Intl Grp 8.25%0.32%
-- Republic Of Turkey 7%0.29%
-- Verizon Comms 144A 2.625%0.28%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.26%

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