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10/01 7:59am ET

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

79.87
Data as of Sep 30
 -0.09 / -0.11%
Today’s Change
79.41
Today|||52-Week Range
80.60
+0.11%
Year-to-Date
VCSH Regular Dividend: VCSH will begin trading ex-dividend today with a $0.122 dividend payable to shareholders of record as of 10/03/14.

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-0.34% 3 years+3.21%
3 months-0.13% 5 years--
1 year+2.26% Since inception+3.51%
Data through 10/01/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$79.96
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)79.82 (09/30/2014)
Daily volume510,131
Average volume (3 months)515,793
Data as of 09/30/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond ETFs

 VCSHCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+2.68%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.23%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.76
Net assets$9.9B$3.3B
Average market cap--$50.3B
Average P/E--18.0
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%0.94%
-- US Treasury Note 1.625%0.65%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.37%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.32%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%0.31%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6%0.28%
-- Bk Amer 5.65%0.28%
-- Morgan Stanley 6.625%0.27%
-- Verizon Comms 3.65%0.27%
-- Bk Amer 2.6%0.27%