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Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

etf
VCSH
Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$83.09 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
VCSH (ETF)

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$83.09 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
VCSH (ETF)
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund
Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$83.09 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration

VCSH - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • Net Assets $40.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$83.06
$71.75
$83.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 56.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

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$11.00

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$67.93 B

2.36%

$0.26

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2.52%

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$10.86

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$59.81 B

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$0.02

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2.74%

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$4.20

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$55.37 B

2.72%

$0.11

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-0.24%

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$27.66

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$40.61 B

2.58%

$0.71

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2.56%

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$14.24

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$28.28 B

1.31%

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5.87%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$82.91

+0.02%

$59.81 B

1.90%

$1.57

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2.65%

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$83.09

+0.04%

$40.61 B

2.42%

$2.01

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2.64%

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$55.14

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$20.45 B

2.49%

$1.37

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2.55%

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$31.42

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$7.03 B

2.12%

$0.67

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1.72%

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$51.62

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$6.39 B

2.29%

$1.18

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-0.42%

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VCSH - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.62%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 19, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    412568345
  • 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. 1-5 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 between 1 and 5 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.


VCSH - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.6% -8.4% 206.6% 22.03%
1 Yr 4.5% -5.2% 7.1% 15.96%
3 Yr 3.9%* -0.7% 4.6% 4.92%
5 Yr 3.3%* -0.8% 5.0% 6.31%
10 Yr 2.9%* 0.2% 4.2% 6.57%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.0% -2.4% 5.0% 3.03%
2018 -1.7% -50.6% 1.0% 69.44%
2017 -0.1% -1.6% 2.8% 44.19%
2016 0.5% -65.8% 7.1% 37.05%
2015 -0.8% -75.0% 3.0% 31.43%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VCSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -8.4% 206.6% 22.89%
1 Yr 4.5% -6.8% 7.1% 12.90%
3 Yr 3.9%* -0.7% 4.6% 4.74%
5 Yr 3.3%* -0.8% 5.0% 5.74%
10 Yr 2.9%* 0.2% 4.2% 6.33%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VCSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 4.0% -2.3% 7.2% 3.03%
2018 -1.7% -4.2% 6.5% 75.05%
2017 -0.1% -1.6% 5.9% 52.22%
2016 0.5% -65.2% 10.7% 47.10%
2015 -0.8% -7.0% 3.5% 40.95%

VCSH - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VCSH Category Low Category High VCSH % Rank
Net Assets 40.6 B 4.48 M 67.9 B 3.34%
Number of Holdings 2317 3 4826 2.18%
Net Assets in Top 10 951 M -168 M 7.13 B 20.30%
Weighting of Top 10 2.36% 2.4% 100.0% 99.82%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 0.33%
  2. Bank of America Corporation 0.32%
  3. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 0.27%
  4. Apple Inc. 0.25%
  5. Charter Communications Operating, LLC/Charter Communications Operating Capi 0.24%
  6. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. 0.24%
  7. JPMorgan Chase & Co. 0.23%
  8. AT&T Inc 0.23%
  9. CVS Health Corp 0.21%
  10. Verizon Communications Inc. 0.21%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSH % Rank
Bonds
94.34% 0.00% 177.64% 33.89%
Convertible Bonds
5.66% 0.00% 32.87% 5.70%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 6.71% 44.46%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 51.61% 51.34%
Other
0.00% -6.41% 20.06% 43.12%
Cash
0.00% -80.64% 100.00% 89.93%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSH % Rank
Corporate
99.79% 0.00% 100.00% 0.50%
Government
0.08% 0.00% 78.98% 92.45%
Securitized
0.07% 0.00% 92.39% 90.44%
Cash & Equivalents
0.06% 0.00% 100.00% 99.50%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 27.60% 49.83%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 17.16% 71.64%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VCSH % Rank
US
79.84% 0.00% 144.19% 54.36%
Non US
14.50% -22.36% 78.41% 39.26%

VCSH - Expenses

Operational Fees

VCSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.01% 34.57% 98.79%
Management Fee 0.04% 0.00% 1.19% 5.51%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

VCSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VCSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% 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.

VCSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 56.00% 0.00% 496.37% 38.10%

VCSH - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VCSH Category Low Category High VCSH % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.08% 0.00% 3.55% 1.50%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VCSH Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VCSH Category Low Category High VCSH % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.62% -9.96% 4.42% 25.34%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VCSH - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 19, 2009

10.96

11.0%

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. Education: B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Lehigh University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 27.75 5.89 0.83

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