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08/21 6:05pm ET

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

80.20
Data as of 3:59pm ET
 0.00 / 0.00%
Today’s Change
78.74
Today|||52-Week Range
80.60
+0.53%
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+0.18% 3 years+3.01%
3 months+0.13% 5 years--
1 year+3.29% Since inception+3.65%
Data through 08/21/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$80.20
Open day’s range80.15 – 80.28
Net asset value (NAV)80.12 (08/20/2014)
Daily volume727,773
Average volume (3 months)476,719
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/21/2014

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--1.80
Net assets$9.5B$3.1B
Average market cap--$34.1B
Average P/E--16.8
Dividend / Share--0.12%

Competitors

BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund ETF ...
SCPB SPDR Barclays Capital Short Term Corpora...
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%0.65%
-- Verizon Comms 3.65%0.37%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.36%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.32%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%0.31%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6%0.29%
-- US Treasury Note 1.625%0.29%
-- Bk Amer 5.65%0.28%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 3.15%0.27%
-- Bk Amer 2.6%0.27%