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Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund

etf
VGSH
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$61.52 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
VGSH (ETF)

Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$61.52 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
VGSH (ETF)
Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$61.52 -0.01 0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note

VGSH - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • Net Assets $16.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$61.53
$61.48
$62.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 67.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Short Government

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Overview

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Income Profile

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Returns Profile

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$86.28

+0.02%

$19.47 B

0.61%

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$30.68

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VGSH - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.55%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 19, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    204365200
  • 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 US Treasury 1-3 Year Bond Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury (not including inflation-protected securities), all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.


VGSH - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.1% -2.3% 1.1% 18.60%
1 Yr 0.2% -3.2% 4.9% 51.16%
3 Yr 2.8%* 1.1% 4.2% 38.37%
5 Yr 1.7%* 0.1% 2.7% 37.21%
10 Yr 1.2%* -0.1% 2.3% 56.25%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.3% -1.8% 4.9% 75.61%
2019 1.2% -1.4% 3.8% 47.50%
2018 -0.3% -80.0% 0.1% 10.13%
2017 -1.1% -4.6% 0.9% 72.37%
2016 0.3% -4.1% 3.5% 5.26%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.1% -2.3% 1.1% 20.93%
1 Yr 0.2% -5.2% 4.9% 45.88%
3 Yr 2.8%* 0.2% 4.2% 37.65%
5 Yr 1.7%* -0.1% 2.7% 35.29%
10 Yr 1.2%* -0.1% 2.3% 54.43%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGSH Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 1.3% -1.8% 4.9% 75.61%
2019 1.2% -1.4% 3.8% 48.75%
2018 -0.3% -80.0% 2.2% 17.72%
2017 -1.1% -4.6% 1.2% 76.32%
2016 0.3% -4.1% 3.5% 11.84%

VGSH - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGSH Category Low Category High VGSH % Rank
Net Assets 16.5 B 1.78 M 19.5 B 4.65%
Number of Holdings 94 8 1727 70.93%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.24 B 1.4 M 8.69 B 9.30%
Weighting of Top 10 23.13% 18.2% 100.0% 94.94%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 3.71%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 2.87%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 2.51%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 2.49%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 2.47%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 2.32%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 2.23%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 2.22%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 2.16%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.62% 2.09%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSH % Rank
Bonds
100.11% 48.70% 104.62% 16.28%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.08% 90.70%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 89.53%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 4.07% 89.53%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 89.53%
Cash
-0.11% -4.62% 36.64% 87.21%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSH % Rank
Government
100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 3.49%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 88.37%
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% 0.00% 40.69% 100.00%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 93.34% 95.35%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 45.80% 89.53%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 9.14% 91.86%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGSH % Rank
US
100.11% 46.15% 104.62% 16.28%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 24.44% 89.53%

VGSH - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.03% 2.25% 98.81%
Management Fee 0.04% 0.03% 0.80% 3.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VGSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 4.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VGSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 0.25% 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.

VGSH Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 0.00% 479.00% 46.99%

VGSH - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGSH Category Low Category High VGSH % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.35% 0.00% 0.94% 6.98%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGSH Category Low Category High VGSH % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.55% -0.07% 2.27% 26.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGSH Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VGSH - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.19

8.2%

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
0.58 35.35 10.67 6.25