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

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Corporate bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
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.


1 month+3.35% 3 years+8.18%
3 months+2.72% 5 years+9.19%
1 year+15.13% Since inception+8.60%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Corporate bond

Performance 5-yr return+9.19%+6.86%
Expense ratio0.22%0.87%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.031.50
Net assets$15.6B$1.4B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover26%26%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureLucius Hill, III / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income97.10%
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
-- US Treasury Bond 4.5%1.88%
-- Wells Fargo & Co New 5.606%1.16%
-- Illinois St Go Bds 5.1%1.12%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 6.75%1.11%
-- At&T 5.35%1.07%
-- California St Go Bds 7.3%1.02%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 5.875%0.98%
-- Hsbc Hldgs 6.8%0.77%
-- California St Go Bds 7.6%0.75%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6.4%0.75%

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