Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund Investor Shares (VFSTX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Short-term bond
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide current income while maintaining limited price volatility. 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 short- and intermediate-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.


1 month-3.12% 3 years+2.05%
3 months-1.54% 5 years+1.94%
1 year+1.91% Since inception+5.91%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond

Performance 5-yr return+1.94%+2.00%
Expense ratio0.20%0.73%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.170.81
Net assets$64.0B$2.6B
Average market cap----
Average P/E----
Portfolio turnover76%76%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureDaniel Shaykevich / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


Fixed income95.90%
U.S. stock0.00%
International stock0.00%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
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