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Vanguard Short Term Federal Fund

mutual fund
VSGBX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.94 +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:
$10.94 +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:
$10.94 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Short-Term U.S. Treasury Note

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.94

-

0.55%

$0.06

0.20%

Vitals

YTD Return

-0.6%

1 yr return

0.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

3.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

2.0%

Net Assets

$8.55 B

Holdings in Top 10

56.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.94
$10.93
$11.05

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover N/A

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$3,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Short Government


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$10.94

-

0.55%

$0.06

0.20%

VSGBX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • 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 -0.6% -3.4% 1.9% 34.88%
1 Yr 0.7% -2.2% 3.6% 4.65%
3 Yr 3.2%* 0.9% 4.3% 9.30%
5 Yr 2.0%* 0.0% 2.7% 6.98%
10 Yr 1.5%* -0.2% 2.3% 15.85%

* 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 -0.6% -3.4% 1.9% 34.88%
1 Yr 0.7% -5.5% 3.6% 4.71%
3 Yr 3.2%* 0.0% 4.3% 9.41%
5 Yr 2.0%* -0.2% 2.7% 7.06%
10 Yr 1.5%* -0.2% 2.3% 16.05%

* 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 8.55 B 1.79 M 19.2 B 8.14%
Number of Holdings 532 9 1558 11.63%
Net Assets in Top 10 4.16 B -752 M 8.57 B 3.49%
Weighting of Top 10 56.12% 18.7% 100.0% 32.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Federal National Mortgage Association 2.1% 11.38%
  2. United States Treasury Notes 10.15%
  3. United States Treasury Notes 7.41%
  4. United States Treasury Notes 6.92%
  5. United States Treasury Notes 6.67%
  6. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 6.44%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 5.89%
  8. United States Treasury Notes 5.63%
  9. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 5.32%
  10. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation 5.27%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
Bonds
99.94% 51.82% 112.36% 15.12%
Cash
0.06% -12.36% 33.17% 88.37%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.45% 75.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 75.58%
Other
0.00% -4.33% 2.61% 73.26%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.24% 75.58%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
Government
84.98% 0.00% 99.97% 37.21%
Securitized
14.23% 0.00% 97.76% 61.63%
Corporate
0.74% 0.00% 49.70% 18.60%
Cash & Equivalents
0.06% 0.00% 35.91% 95.35%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 75.58%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 11.40% 77.91%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSGBX % Rank
US
99.94% 48.74% 112.36% 15.12%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 22.87% 76.74%

VSGBX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSGBX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.03% 1.83% 83.72%
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% 445.85% 100.00%

VSGBX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSGBX Category Low Category High VSGBX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.55% 0.00% 0.17% 76.74%

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% -0.73% 1.81% 33.73%

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

6.67

6.7%

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
0.08 31.69 9.41 6.58