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Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund

etf
VMBS
Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$54.07 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury Bond
VMBS (ETF)

Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund

Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$54.07 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury Bond
VMBS (ETF)
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund
Dividend policy
Decrease
Price as of:
$54.07 +0.03 +0%
primary theme
Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury Bond

VMBS - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.8%
  • Net Assets $14 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.04
$51.40
$54.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.05%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 218.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

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

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$109.91

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$25.25 B

2.20%

$2.42

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VMBS - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.22%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Nov 19, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    234633131
  • 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. MBS Float Adjusted Index. This index covers U.S. agency mortgage-backed pass-through securities. To be included in the index, pool aggregates must have at least $250 million currently outstanding and a weighted average maturity of at least 1 year. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.


VMBS - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMBS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -1.1% 8.5% 75.74%
1 Yr 3.7% 1.5% 9.8% 78.60%
3 Yr 3.6%* 2.2% 5.9% 60.42%
5 Yr 2.8%* 1.3% 4.2% 47.48%
10 Yr 2.8%* 0.6% 5.4% 34.76%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMBS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.3% -48.1% 7.1% 56.03%
2018 -1.8% -5.4% 0.2% 47.27%
2017 0.3% -2.4% 0.9% 12.87%
2016 -0.8% -9.3% 1.4% 30.05%
2015 -0.5% -4.5% 3.3% 5.98%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VMBS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -1.1% 8.5% 77.02%
1 Yr 3.7% -2.5% 9.8% 68.31%
3 Yr 3.6%* 1.1% 5.9% 52.50%
5 Yr 2.8%* 0.9% 4.2% 40.76%
10 Yr 2.8%* 0.6% 5.4% 33.05%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VMBS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 3.3% 0.3% 7.1% 59.48%
2018 -1.8% -3.4% 2.0% 60.91%
2017 0.3% -2.4% 4.6% 32.67%
2016 -0.8% -9.3% 1.5% 57.51%
2015 -0.5% -4.5% 3.3% 32.07%

VMBS - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VMBS Category Low Category High VMBS % Rank
Net Assets 14 B 15.7 M 27 B 9.84%
Number of Holdings 3481 10 15289 1.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.56 B 3.11 M 10.5 B 26.23%
Weighting of Top 10 31.36% 9.3% 100.0% 67.83%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  2. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  3. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  4. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  5. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  6. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  7. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  8. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  9. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%
  10. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 12.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VMBS % Rank
Bonds
100.04% 52.55% 135.34% 13.11%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.87% 38.52%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.46% 39.34%
Other
0.00% -0.02% 42.39% 42.62%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 24.53% 39.34%
Cash
-0.04% -77.74% 34.17% 85.66%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMBS % Rank
Securitized
100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.82%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 8.89% 44.26%
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% 0.00% 38.62% 96.72%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 23.31% 54.51%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 14.60% 53.28%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 91.80%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VMBS % Rank
US
100.04% 49.70% 135.34% 10.66%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 5.23% 60.25%

VMBS - Expenses

Operational Fees

VMBS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.03% 2.72% 98.24%
Management Fee 0.03% 0.00% 0.85% 1.23%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VMBS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 4.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

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

VMBS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 218.00% 5.07% 421.00% 73.81%

VMBS - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VMBS Category Low Category High VMBS % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.79% 0.00% 2.63% 2.87%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VMBS Category Low Category High VMBS % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.22% 0.14% 3.38% 23.83%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VMBS - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

7.78

7.8%

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

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 30.14 8.21 5.85

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