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Vanguard Short Term Federal Fund

mutual fund
VSGBX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.95 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
VSGBX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Short Term Federal Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.95 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
VSGBX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Short Term Federal Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.95 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note

VSGBX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • Net Assets $8.27 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 49.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.95
$10.93
$11.05

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover N/A

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Short Government

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$20.53

+0.05%

$16.46 B

0.69%

$0.14

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-0.10%

0.07%

$10.95

0.00%

$8.27 B

0.81%

$0.09

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-0.54%

0.20%

$10.73

0.00%

$8.20 B

0.37%

$0.04

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-0.37%

0.20%

$10.72

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$3.68 B

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$0.11

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-0.92%

0.03%

$9.83

0.00%

$1.43 B

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$0.00

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-0.81%

0.27%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$86.28

+0.02%

$19.47 B

0.61%

$0.53

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-0.12%

0.15%

$61.52

-0.02%

$16.46 B

0.71%

$0.44

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-0.11%

0.05%

$51.30

+0.02%

$8.86 B

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$0.52

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-0.18%

0.05%

$51.19

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$6.94 B

2.21%

$1.13

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-0.60%

0.65%

$30.68

+0.03%

$2.92 B

0.37%

$0.11

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-0.10%

0.06%

VSGBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short Term Federal Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Dec 31, 1987
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Brian Quigley

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in short-term bonds issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies and instrumentalities, many of which are not backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 4 years.


VSGBX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -2.3% 1.1% 58.14%
1 Yr 1.7% -3.2% 4.9% 6.98%
3 Yr 3.4%* 1.1% 4.2% 6.98%
5 Yr 2.0%* 0.1% 2.7% 6.98%
10 Yr 1.6%* -0.1% 2.3% 16.25%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.6% -1.8% 4.9% 19.51%
2019 1.7% -1.4% 3.8% 26.25%
2018 -0.7% -80.0% 0.1% 31.65%
2017 -0.7% -4.6% 0.9% 23.68%
2016 -0.2% -4.1% 3.5% 23.68%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.5% -2.3% 1.1% 58.14%
1 Yr 1.7% -5.2% 4.9% 5.88%
3 Yr 3.4%* 0.2% 4.2% 7.06%
5 Yr 2.0%* -0.1% 2.7% 7.06%
10 Yr 1.6%* -0.1% 2.3% 16.46%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSGBX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.6% -1.8% 4.9% 19.51%
2019 1.7% -1.4% 3.8% 26.25%
2018 -0.7% -80.0% 2.2% 37.97%
2017 -0.7% -4.6% 1.2% 34.21%
2016 -0.2% -4.1% 3.5% 31.58%

NAV & Total Return History


VSGBX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSGBX Category Low Category High VSGBX % Rank
Net Assets 8.27 B 1.78 M 19.5 B 8.14%
Number of Holdings 623 8 1727 3.49%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.5 B 1.4 M 8.69 B 5.81%
Weighting of Top 10 49.21% 18.2% 100.0% 34.18%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.1% 11.38%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 10.60%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 7.19%
  4. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 6.44%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 6.15%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 5.63%
  7. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 5.32%
  8. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 5.27%
  9. Federal National Mortgage Association 5.23%
  10. Federal National Mortgage Association 1.5% 4.19%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
Bonds
104.62% 48.70% 104.62% 2.33%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.08% 73.26%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 72.09%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 4.07% 72.09%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.26% 72.09%
Cash
-4.62% -4.62% 36.64% 100.00%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
Government
70.48% 0.00% 100.00% 39.53%
Securitized
29.34% 0.00% 93.34% 59.30%
Corporate
0.19% 0.00% 45.80% 22.09%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.19% 72.09%
Cash & Equivalents
0.00% 0.00% 40.69% 96.51%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 9.14% 79.07%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
US
104.62% 46.15% 104.62% 2.33%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 24.44% 73.26%

VSGBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.03% 2.25% 83.33%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.03% 0.80% 23.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

VSGBX 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

VSGBX 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.

VSGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 0.00% 479.00% 100.00%

VSGBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSGBX Category Low Category High VSGBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 82.56%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSGBX Category Low Category High VSGBX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.14% -0.07% 2.27% 53.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VSGBX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VSGBX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Brian Quigley


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

6.33

6.3%

Brian W. Quigley, CFA,Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2003; has worked in investment management since 2005; and has managed investment portfolios. Education: B.S., Lehigh University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.58 35.35 10.67 6.25