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Vanguard Short Term Tax Exempt Fund

mutual fund
VWSTX
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$15.94 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Municipal Bond
VWSTX (Mutual Fund)

Vanguard Short Term Tax Exempt Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$15.94 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Municipal Bond
VWSTX (Mutual Fund)
Vanguard Short Term Tax Exempt Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$15.94 +0.0 +0%
primary theme
Municipal Bond

VWSTX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • Net Assets $22.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$15.94
$15.75
$15.97

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 47.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Municipal Bond
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Muni National Short

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$14.78

0.00%

$83.62 B

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-0.54%

0.17%

$11.24

+0.09%

$35.51 B

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-0.18%

0.17%

$13.60

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$25.53 B

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-0.15%

0.52%

$15.94

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$22.11 B

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-0.06%

0.17%

$12.27

+0.08%

$18.39 B

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-0.73%

0.17%

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$54.82

+0.07%

$12.31 B

1.91%

$1.05

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-0.65%

0.06%

$49.59

-0.02%

$4.62 B

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$0.53

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-0.40%

0.20%

$51.81

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$3.50 B

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$0.98

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-1.24%

0.30%

$56.72

+0.11%

$1.99 B

2.15%

$1.22

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0.11%

0.65%

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$1.77 B

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$0.00

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-1.17%

0.24%

VWSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -0.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.27%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short Term Tax Exempt Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Sep 01, 1977
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Justin Schwartz

Fund Description

The fund has no limitations on the maturity of individual securities, but is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 2 years. At least 75% of the securities held by the fund are municipal bonds in the top three credit-rating categories as determined by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor.


VWSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.1% -2.2% 4.7% 25.74%
1 Yr 2.0% -1.3% 19.0% 95.76%
3 Yr 1.9%* 0.3% 9.0% 95.99%
5 Yr 1.4%* -0.4% 7.6% 94.06%
10 Yr 1.1%* -0.1% 10.3% 96.83%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.6% -2.8% 310.0% 89.06%
2019 0.8% -0.3% 15.4% 97.12%
2018 0.1% -10.3% 97.2% 2.69%
2017 -0.1% -100.0% 7.6% 91.06%
2016 -0.5% -7.9% 96.8% 2.18%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -0.1% -2.2% 4.7% 25.74%
1 Yr 2.0% -4.3% 19.0% 77.15%
3 Yr 1.9%* -1.6% 9.0% 94.22%
5 Yr 1.4%* -1.6% 7.6% 91.72%
10 Yr 1.1%* -0.1% 10.3% 96.77%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 0.6% -2.8% 310.0% 89.06%
2019 0.8% -0.3% 15.4% 97.12%
2018 0.1% -10.3% 11.0% 6.66%
2017 -0.1% -100.0% 7.6% 92.25%
2016 -0.5% -7.9% 3.0% 5.24%

NAV & Total Return History


VWSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWSTX Category Low Category High VWSTX % Rank
Net Assets 22.1 B 957 K 83.6 B 0.57%
Number of Holdings 3965 3 11152 0.91%
Net Assets in Top 10 957 M -192 M 4.1 B 1.31%
Weighting of Top 10 4.78% 2.4% 100.0% 98.23%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. TEXAS ST 4% 2.27%
  2. NEW JERSEY ST 4% 1.14%
  3. TEXAS ST 0.76%
  4. TENDER OPT BD TR RCPTS / CTFS VAR STS 0.67%
  5. CHICAGO ILL O HARE INTL ARPT REV 0.64%
  6. GRAND PKWY TRANSN CORP TEX 0.59%
  7. PENNSYLVANIA ST TPK COMMN TPK REV 0.53%
  8. NEW YORK N Y 0.45%
  9. ILLINOIS ST 0.44%
  10. METROPOLITAN TRANSN AUTH N Y DEDICATED TAX FD 0.43%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWSTX % Rank
Bonds
94.41% 49.32% 147.73% 83.55%
Cash
5.59% -47.72% 50.68% 16.40%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.34% 60.01%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.93% 0.17% 58.06%
Other
0.00% -13.58% 13.72% 59.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 1.33% 58.29%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWSTX % Rank
Municipal
94.41% 47.54% 100.00% 80.82%
Cash & Equivalents
5.59% 0.00% 50.68% 16.97%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.85% 58.23%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 6.51% 59.02%
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 15.75% 65.78%
Government
0.00% 0.00% 50.11% 61.80%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWSTX % Rank
US
94.06% 49.32% 141.36% 69.35%
Non US
0.35% 0.00% 24.81% 66.57%

VWSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.17% 0.01% 16.95% 98.50%
Management Fee 0.15% 0.00% 1.10% 3.90%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VWSTX 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 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VWSTX 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.

VWSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 47.00% 0.00% 299.40% 83.25%

VWSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWSTX Category Low Category High VWSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 1.81% 61.14%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWSTX Category Low Category High VWSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.27% -1.65% 5.71% 91.71%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VWSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Justin Schwartz


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.1

5.1%

Justin A. Schwartz, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004, has worked in investment management since 2005, has managed investment portfolios since 2010. Education: B.S., University of Richmond.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 36.02 6.99 0.41