Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (VGSH)

60.89
Data as of Jul 30
 -0.01 / -0.02%
Today’s Change
60.61
Today|||52-Week Range
61.45
+0.02%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. This Index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the U.S. government, all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

No recent news for Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF.

Performance

1 month-0.13% 3 years+0.44%
3 months-0.02% 5 years--
1 year+0.39% Since inception+0.86%
Data through 07/31/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$60.90
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)60.85 (07/30/2014)
Daily volume71,152
Average volume (3 months)58,747
Data as of 07/30/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Short government ETFs

 VGSHCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+0.73%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.13%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.75
Net assets$554.6M$1.2B
Average market cap--$38.6B
Average P/E--16.1
Dividend / Share--0.07%

Competitors

TUZ PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Excha...
SCHO Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF™
SHY iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- US Treasury Note 0.375%2.98%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.72%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.61%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.54%
-- US Treasury Note 1.375%2.45%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.25%
-- US Treasury Note 0.625%2.12%
-- US Treasury Note 4.25%2.05%
-- US Treasury Note 3.25%1.86%
-- US Treasury Note 1.25%1.78%

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