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

10.62
Net Asset Value
-0.93%
1 Day
+5.57%
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+2.33% 3 years+5.37%
3 months+2.52% 5 years+5.39%
1 year+12.92% Since inception+8.44%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond

 VWESXCategory
Performance 5-yr return+5.39%+3.37%
Expense ratio0.22%0.85%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.640.77
Net assets$16.2B$1.6B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover24%24%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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

Holdings

Fixed income96.59%
Cash3.31%
Other0.09%
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
-- 1.79%
-- 1.55%
-- 1.45%
-- 1.08%
-- 0.92%
-- 0.69%
-- 0.68%
-- 0.66%
-- 0.63%
-- 0.58%