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Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

etf
VCLT
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.17 -0.25 0%
primary theme
U.S. Long-Term Bond Duration
VCLT (ETF)

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.17 -0.25 0%
primary theme
U.S. Long-Term Bond Duration
VCLT (ETF)

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$109.17 -0.25 0%
primary theme
U.S. Long-Term Bond Duration

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$109.17

-

3.01%

$3.28

0.05%

Vitals

YTD Return

-1.9%

1 yr return

4.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

11.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

6.4%

Net Assets

$6.22 B

Holdings in Top 10

3.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$109.42
$98.85
$111.83

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 62.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Long-Term Bond


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$109.17

-

3.01%

$3.28

0.05%

VCLT - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 19, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    51431702
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 10+ Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities greater than 10 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.


VCLT - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCLT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.9% -78.3% 3.6% 45.68%
1 Yr 4.4% -19.3% 10.6% 46.12%
3 Yr 11.1%* -4.3% 12.6% 8.46%
5 Yr 6.4%* -2.0% 7.7% 21.65%
10 Yr 7.4%* 0.2% 9.0% 11.41%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCLT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.6% -73.4% 12.2% 2.33%
2019 19.0% -61.5% 19.0% 0.21%
2018 -11.0% -24.0% 3.0% 96.99%
2017 7.2% -28.2% 9.7% 11.87%
2016 6.1% -32.2% 6.9% 1.48%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCLT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -1.7% -78.3% 3.6% 40.63%
1 Yr 4.4% -21.4% 9.5% 6.49%
3 Yr 11.1%* -5.2% 12.6% 2.10%
5 Yr 6.4%* -2.5% 7.2% 4.40%
10 Yr 7.4%* -0.1% 9.0% 3.81%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCLT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.6% -73.4% 12.2% 2.33%
2019 19.0% -61.5% 19.0% 0.21%
2018 -11.0% -24.0% 3.0% 96.99%
2017 7.2% -13.4% 9.9% 12.97%
2016 6.1% -32.2% 7.3% 1.97%

VCLT - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCLT Category Low Category High VCLT % Rank
Net Assets 6.22 B 12.7 M 21.4 B 19.51%
Number of Holdings 2480 1 3072 2.09%
Net Assets in Top 10 208 M 5.88 K 1.6 B 3.77%
Weighting of Top 10 3.41% 3.0% 100.0% 98.95%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company 0.52%
  2. Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC / Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Inc 0.45%
  3. CVS Health Corp 0.40%
  4. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 0.33%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 0.62% 0.33%
  6. AT&T Inc 0.30%
  7. AT&T Inc 0.29%
  8. AT&T Inc 0.28%
  9. AbbVie Inc. 0.28%
  10. AbbVie Inc. 0.28%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCLT % Rank
Bonds
99.72% 64.69% 163.90% 90.79%
Convertible Bonds
0.25% 0.00% 6.78% 5.44%
Cash
0.03% -69.14% 28.17% 8.16%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 15.90% 43.51%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 19.30% 44.35%
Other
0.00% -0.88% 20.34% 42.89%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCLT % Rank
Corporate
99.54% 0.00% 100.00% 1.26%
Government
0.27% 0.00% 45.67% 6.90%
Securitized
0.14% 0.00% 20.32% 4.18%
Cash & Equivalents
0.03% 0.00% 28.17% 11.09%
Municipal
0.02% 0.00% 100.00% 98.33%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 28.18% 43.31%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCLT % Rank
US
87.02% 64.33% 141.80% 79.08%
Non US
12.70% 0.00% 35.56% 21.34%

VCLT - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCLT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.04% 2.88% 99.36%
Management Fee 0.04% 0.04% 1.10% 7.14%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VCLT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 4.90% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.90% N/A

Trading Fees

VCLT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A N/A N/A N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VCLT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 62.00% 9.00% 294.00% 60.98%

VCLT - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCLT Category Low Category High VCLT % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.01% 0.00% 19.86% 53.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCLT Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCLT Category Low Category High VCLT % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.60% 2.41% 5.88% 26.83%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VCLT Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VCLT - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 19, 2009

11.79

11.8%

Joshua C. Barrickman, CFA, Principal of Vanguard and head of Vanguard’s Fixed Income Indexing Americas. He has been with Vanguard since 1998, has worked in investment management since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2005, and has co-managed the Fund since 2013. He has managed the Vanguard Variable Insurance Funds Global Bond Index Portfolio since its inception in 2017. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.17 16.68 7.21 5.51