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Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund

mutual fund
VUSTX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.85 -0.08 0%
primary theme
Long-Term U.S. Treasury Bond
VUSTX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.85 -0.08 0%
primary theme
Long-Term U.S. Treasury Bond
VUSTX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.85 -0.08 0%
primary theme
Long-Term U.S. Treasury Bond

VUSTX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -8.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.1%
  • Net Assets $3.91 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 34.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.93
$11.80
$16.35

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 172.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

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

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$8.60

-0.58%

$11.57 B

2.13%

$0.18

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-6.22%

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$30.30

-0.59%

$6.28 B

1.78%

$0.54

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-6.05%

0.07%

$12.85

-0.62%

$3.91 B

1.94%

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-8.54%

0.20%

$11.78

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$3.53 B

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-5.99%

0.22%

$14.91

-0.60%

$3.28 B

2.10%

$0.32

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-6.52%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

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$148.50

-0.67%

$15.15 B

1.45%

$2.16

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-6.13%

0.15%

$117.22

-0.15%

$13.44 B

0.80%

$0.94

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-2.34%

0.15%

$90.11

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$6.28 B

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-6.27%

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$42.46

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$3.58 B

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-6.16%

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$140.35

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$2.37 B

1.99%

$2.82

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-8.19%

0.07%

VUSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -8.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.79%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Long Term Treasury Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    May 19, 1986
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Gemma Wright-Casparius

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its assets in U.S. Treasury securities, which include bills, bonds, and notes issued by the U.S. Treasury. The advisor expects to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 15 to 30 years.


VUSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.5% -20.8% -0.1% 92.73%
1 Yr -10.0% -14.7% 1.7% 47.17%
3 Yr 8.1%* -1.7% 10.3% 19.61%
5 Yr 3.1%* -1.3% 3.9% 22.92%
10 Yr 6.6%* 0.9% 10.5% 34.21%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.1% -33.0% 22.6% 37.25%
2019 10.9% -12.8% 18.5% 31.25%
2018 -4.7% -18.1% -1.3% 63.83%
2017 5.7% -46.9% 11.8% 42.22%
2016 -3.7% -21.0% -0.6% 65.91%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -8.5% -20.8% -0.1% 92.73%
1 Yr -10.0% -18.0% -2.0% 48.08%
3 Yr 8.1%* -3.4% 10.3% 20.00%
5 Yr 3.1%* -2.3% 3.9% 22.92%
10 Yr 6.6%* 0.4% 10.5% 28.89%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VUSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 7.1% -33.0% 22.6% 37.25%
2019 10.9% -12.8% 18.5% 31.25%
2018 -4.7% -18.1% -0.8% 63.83%
2017 5.7% -21.2% 11.8% 48.89%
2016 -3.7% -21.0% 1.7% 65.91%

NAV & Total Return History


VUSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Net Assets 3.91 B 3 M 15.2 B 18.42%
Number of Holdings 107 3 291 21.05%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.25 B 0 13.4 B 26.32%
Weighting of Top 10 34.17% 18.0% 99.9% 57.69%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. United States Treasury Bonds 3.81%
  2. United States Treasury Bonds 3.79%
  3. United States Treasury Bonds 3% 3.70%
  4. United States Treasury Bonds 3.64%
  5. United States Treasury Bonds 3.64%
  6. United States Treasury Bonds 3.56%
  7. United States Treasury Bonds 3.55%
  8. United States Treasury Bonds 3.52%
  9. United States Treasury Bonds 3.48%
  10. United States Treasury Bonds 3.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
Bonds
99.45% 75.56% 124.00% 68.42%
Cash
0.55% -24.00% 24.44% 31.58%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.37%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.37%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.11% 97.37%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 97.37%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
Government
96.60% 0.00% 100.00% 55.26%
Securitized
2.85% 0.00% 60.32% 39.47%
Cash & Equivalents
0.55% 0.00% 29.73% 50.00%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 99.84% 97.37%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 0.42% 97.37%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 97.37%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VUSTX % Rank
US
99.45% 75.56% 124.00% 68.42%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 2.35% 97.37%

VUSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.03% 2.95% 64.15%
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 0.79% 62.16%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.15% 0.35% N/A

Sales Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.01% 3.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 3.34% N/A

Trading Fees

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 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.

VUSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 172.00% 0.00% 249.00% 71.05%

VUSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.94% 0.00% 0.82% 83.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High VUSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.79% -0.80% 2.83% 64.86%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VUSTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Monthly Monthly

Dividend Payout History

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VUSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Gemma Wright-Casparius


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 02, 2015

6.5

6.5%

Gemma Wright-Casparius, Principal of Vanguard. She has worked in investment management since 2005, has managed investment portfolios since 2008; has been with Vanguard since 2011; and has managed the Short-Term Treasury, Intermediate-Term Treasury, and Long-Term Treasury Funds since 2015. Education: B.B.A. and M.B.A., Bernard M. Baruch College of The City University of New York.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 24.93 6.64 13.93