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Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund

mutual fund
VBISX
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$10.78 -0.01 0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
VBISX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$10.78 -0.01 0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
VBISX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$10.78 -0.01 0%
primary theme
U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration

VBISX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • Net Assets $64.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 13.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.79
$10.77
$10.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 49.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Short-Term Bond Duration
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short-Term Bond

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$10.95

0.00%

$75.42 B

2.05%

$0.22

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-0.73%

0.20%

$10.78

-0.09%

$64.61 B

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-0.83%

0.15%

$4.21

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$57.91 B

2.69%

$0.11

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0.59%

$27.47

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$45.02 B

2.05%

$0.56

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-0.79%

0.05%

$13.82

-0.07%

$30.74 B

0.90%

$0.12

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-1.14%

0.63%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$82.19

-0.07%

$64.61 B

1.60%

$1.32

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-0.86%

0.05%

$82.53

-0.05%

$45.02 B

2.04%

$1.69

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-0.86%

0.05%

$54.68

-0.08%

$24.40 B

2.15%

$1.18

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-0.89%

0.06%

$31.31

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$7.48 B

1.67%

$0.52

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-0.29%

0.07%

$51.29

-0.02%

$4.85 B

2.02%

$1.03

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-0.68%

0.06%

VBISX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.71%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Mar 01, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Joshua Barrickman

VBISX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.8% -3.4% 3.1% 79.29%
1 Yr 1.7% 0.2% 33.0% 91.20%
3 Yr 3.5%* 0.8% 7.5% 32.26%
5 Yr 2.2%* 0.2% 6.7% 64.79%
10 Yr 1.9%* 0.3% 4.3% 55.13%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -23.0% 206.3% 17.68%
2019 2.5% -2.4% 6.6% 25.09%
2018 -0.7% -50.6% 1.0% 18.76%
2017 -0.5% -2.6% 3.0% 82.70%
2016 0.0% -65.8% 10.9% 64.29%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.8% -3.4% 3.1% 79.29%
1 Yr 1.7% -4.5% 33.0% 86.21%
3 Yr 3.5%* -0.2% 7.5% 28.52%
5 Yr 2.2%* -0.3% 6.7% 60.86%
10 Yr 1.9%* 0.2% 4.3% 52.03%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VBISX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -23.0% 206.3% 17.68%
2019 2.5% -2.3% 7.2% 25.99%
2018 -0.7% -4.2% 6.5% 28.05%
2017 -0.5% -2.6% 5.9% 83.12%
2016 0.0% -65.2% 10.9% 72.10%

NAV & Total Return History


VBISX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Net Assets 64.6 B 6.23 M 75.4 B 0.65%
Number of Holdings 2641 2 4635 0.66%
Net Assets in Top 10 8.48 B -153 M 8.48 B 0.16%
Weighting of Top 10 13.37% 2.2% 100.0% 80.65%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Notes 1.83%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 1.25% 1.79%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 1.57%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 1.52%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 1.43%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 1.27%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 1.25%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 1.23%
  9. United States Treasury Notes 1.19%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 1.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
Bonds
98.12% 27.24% 146.68% 8.36%
Convertible Bonds
1.62% 0.00% 22.73% 50.98%
Cash
0.26% -49.54% 72.76% 88.03%
Stocks
0.00% -0.05% 7.62% 35.90%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 35.87% 44.92%
Other
0.00% -5.00% 17.16% 30.00%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
Government
73.28% 0.00% 80.26% 1.48%
Corporate
26.35% 0.00% 100.00% 71.31%
Cash & Equivalents
0.26% 0.00% 72.76% 97.05%
Municipal
0.08% 0.00% 22.60% 46.07%
Securitized
0.03% 0.00% 95.73% 91.80%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 20.73% 37.38%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VBISX % Rank
US
87.86% -2.32% 104.71% 15.41%
Non US
10.26% 0.00% 93.86% 58.85%

VBISX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.01% 34.57% 94.13%
Management Fee 0.13% 0.00% 1.19% 12.07%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

VBISX 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.

VBISX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 49.00% 0.00% 496.37% 26.63%

VBISX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.80% 28.22%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High VBISX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.71% -9.96% 4.45% 66.67%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VBISX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VBISX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Joshua Barrickman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

8.11

8.1%

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 28.17 5.83 1.25