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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+0.07% 3 years+1.89%
3 months-0.10% 5 years+1.75%
1 year+2.49% Since inception+6.05%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.75%+1.17%
Expense ratio0.20%0.76%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.160.70
Net assets$64.1B$2.2B
Average market cap--$25.4B
Average P/E--21.1
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 income90.94%
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
-- 1.51%
-- 1.47%
-- 1.26%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.22%
-- 1.21%
-- 1.19%
-- 0.88%
-- 0.86%
-- 0.82%