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Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund

mutual fund
VUBFX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.07 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
VUBFX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.07 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
VUBFX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$10.07 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration

VUBFX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • Net Assets $18.3 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.07
$9.98
$10.09

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 60.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Ultrashort Bond Duration
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Ultrashort Bond

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$10.03

0.00%

$19.85 B

0.74%

$0.07

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-0.10%

0.30%

$10.07

0.00%

$18.34 B

1.14%

$0.11

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0.20%

$10.10

0.00%

$17.09 B

0.72%

$0.07

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0.30%

$9.98

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$16.41 B

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$0.01

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0.36%

$9.84

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$16.07 B

0.99%

$0.10

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0.10%

0.55%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$110.51

0.00%

$15.92 B

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$0.22

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-0.02%

0.15%

$101.96

+0.01%

$14.64 B

0.76%

$0.78

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-0.08%

0.37%

$91.50

0.00%

$12.40 B

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$0.02

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$59.97

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$4.81 B

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$0.51

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-0.12%

0.45%

$50.52

+0.06%

$3.08 B

1.08%

$0.55

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-0.12%

0.22%

VUBFX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Feb 24, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Samuel Martinez

Fund Description

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0 to 2 years. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities.


VUBFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -0.8% 13.5% 24.15%
1 Yr 2.7% -0.9% 30.3% 59.66%
3 Yr 2.4%* -0.2% 3.3% 18.96%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.5% 5.0% 35.83%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 2.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.4% -3.1% 1.8% 34.21%
2019 0.7% -1.2% 2.5% 29.72%
2018 -0.2% -2.5% 0.4% 27.42%
2017 -0.2% -2.0% 100.0% 80.95%
2016 0.3% -1.4% 900.0% 54.17%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.0% -0.8% 13.5% 24.15%
1 Yr 2.7% -4.6% 30.3% 55.36%
3 Yr 2.4%* -0.5% 3.3% 18.01%
5 Yr 1.9%* 0.0% 5.0% 33.69%
10 Yr N/A* 0.0% 2.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUBFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.4% -3.1% 1.8% 34.21%
2019 0.7% -1.2% 2.5% 31.60%
2018 -0.2% -51.1% 2.0% 34.95%
2017 -0.2% -2.0% 2.7% 81.55%
2016 0.3% -1.4% 900.0% 59.03%

NAV & Total Return History


VUBFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Net Assets 18.3 B 24.7 K 19.9 B 3.36%
Number of Holdings 1032 1 1496 7.59%
Net Assets in Top 10 963 M -193 M 10.5 B 16.88%
Weighting of Top 10 17.84% 0.0% 100.0% 56.41%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  2. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  3. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  4. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  5. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  6. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  7. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  8. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  9. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%
  10. Vanguard Market Liquidity Inv 7.82%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
Bonds
76.16% 0.00% 100.00% 50.63%
Cash
20.02% 0.00% 100.00% 46.84%
Convertible Bonds
3.70% 0.00% 14.75% 24.47%
Stocks
0.12% 0.00% 19.46% 2.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.80%
Other
0.00% -11.64% 9.16% 11.81%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
Corporate
49.33% 0.00% 99.81% 23.21%
Cash & Equivalents
18.13% 0.00% 100.00% 51.05%
Securitized
17.52% 0.00% 97.89% 62.45%
Government
10.14% 0.00% 100.00% 30.38%
Derivative
4.87% 0.00% 13.70% 4.22%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 71.78% 47.26%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUBFX % Rank
US
55.28% 0.00% 100.00% 56.96%
Non US
20.88% 0.00% 48.76% 19.41%

VUBFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.08% 14.74% 92.54%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 1.19% 16.74%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VUBFX 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.

VUBFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 60.00% 0.00% 303.00% 43.50%

VUBFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 0.94% 19.67%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VUBFX Category Low Category High VUBFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.27% -0.20% 3.05% 78.88%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VUBFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Samuel Martinez


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 26, 2017

4.18

4.2%

Samuel C. Martinez, CFA, Assistant Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007, has worked in investment management since 2010, has managed investment portfolios since 2014. He holds a B.S. from Southern Utah University and M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Daniel Shaykevich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

2.97

3.0%

Daniel Shaykevich, Principal of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since 2001, has managed investment portfolios since 2004, has been with Vanguard since 2013. Prior to Vanguard, he was a portfolio manager for BlackRock from 2001 to 2013. He holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Arvind Narayanan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 19, 2019

1.36

1.4%

Arvind Narayanan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since February 2019, has worked in investment management since 2002, has managed investment portfolios since 2006, and has co-managed the Funds since November 2019. Education: B.A., Goucher College; M.B.A., New York University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 31.27 5.8 5.14