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11/24 3:58am ET

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (VCSH)

80.02
Data as of Nov 21
 +0.08 / +0.10%
Today’s Change
79.58
Today|||52-Week Range
80.86
+0.30%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted corporate bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 1 and 5 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

No recent news for Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF Shares.

Performance

1 month-0.39% 3 years+2.98%
3 months-0.01% 5 years--
1 year+1.91% Since inception+3.50%
Data through 11/15/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$79.94
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)79.86 (11/14/2014)
Daily volume614,176
Average volume (3 months)635,573
Data as of 11/21/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond ETFs

 VCSHCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+2.16%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.24%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.63
Net assets$10.4B$2.9B
Average market cap--$50.3B
Average P/E--17.9
Dividend / Share--0.12%

Competitors

BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund ETF ...
SCPB SPDR┬« Barclays Short Term Corporate Bon...
CSJ iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- US Treasury Note 0.5%0.99%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.37%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.33%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6%0.33%
-- US Treasury Note 1.75%0.32%
-- Morgan Stanley 5.625%0.31%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%0.30%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 5.625%0.28%
-- Morgan Stanley 6.625%0.28%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 3.15%0.28%