Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (VGSH)

60.91
Data as of 11:42am ET
 -0.0084 / -0.01%
Today’s Change
60.76
Today|||52-Week Range
61.45
+0.05%
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.

Performance

1 month-0.13% 3 years+0.37%
3 months+0.08% 5 years--
1 year+0.67% Since inception+0.86%
Data through 09/16/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$60.92
Open day’s range60.91 – 60.93
Net asset value (NAV)60.88 (09/15/2014)
Daily volume9,554
Average volume (3 months)80,066
Data as of 11:42am ET, 09/16/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Short government ETFs

 VGSHCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+0.73%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.13%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.65
Net assets$670.9M$1.4B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
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 1.75%4.36%
-- US Treasury Note 0.375%2.83%
-- US Treasury Note 2.5%2.81%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.42%
-- US Treasury Note 0.875%2.37%
-- US Treasury Note 1.375%2.29%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.24%
-- US Treasury Note 0.25%2.09%
-- US Treasury Note 3.25%2.07%
-- US Treasury Note 0.875%2.06%

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