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

10.78
Net Asset Value
0.00%
1 Day
+2.08%
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 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+0.04% 3 years+2.36%
3 months+0.93% 5 years+2.43%
1 year+3.40% Since inception+6.24%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

 VFSTXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+2.43%+1.54%
Expense ratio0.20%0.82%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.731.09
Net assets$57.3B$2.2B
Average market cap--$44.0B
Average P/E--18.6
Portfolio turnover75%75%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureGregory Nassour / 8 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income85.99%
Cash13.88%
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
-- 1.33%
-- 1.33%
-- 0.90%
-- 0.77%
-- 0.74%
-- 0.72%
-- 0.68%
-- 0.64%
-- 0.64%
-- 0.57%

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