Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares (VWESX)

10.05
Net Asset Value
+0.30%
1 Day
-6.51%
Year-to-Date
Overall Morningstar Rating
Corporate bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
0.22%
Expense Ratio
High
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide a high and sustainable level of current income. 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 intermediate- and long-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. The fund's dollar-weighted average maturity is expected to fall within a range that is five years shorter than or five years longer than that of its benchmark index.

Performance

1 month-0.25% 3 years+2.97%
3 months-1.65% 5 years+6.40%
1 year-0.74% Since inception+8.49%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond

 VWESXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+6.40%+5.28%
Expense ratio0.22%0.86%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.851.13
Net assets$14.5B$1.4B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover21%21%

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from. Get Money Magazine’s picks in all major categories.

Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureLucius Hill, III / 7 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--

Holdings

Fixed income94.65%
Cash5.27%
Other0.08%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 1.37%
-- 1.21%
-- 1.12%
-- 1.11%
-- 1.02%
-- 1.01%
-- 0.75%
-- 0.74%
-- 0.72%
-- 0.70%

Partner Offers