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07/29 8:31am ET

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH)

80.18
Data as of Jul 28
 +0.03 / +0.04%
Today’s Change
78.74
Today|||52-Week Range
80.60
+0.50%
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 ETF.

Performance

1 month+0.06% 3 years+2.92%
3 months+0.57% 5 years--
1 year+2.95% Since inception+3.67%
Data through 07/26/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$80.15
Open day’s range80.16 – 80.21
Net asset value (NAV)80.11 (07/25/2014)
Daily volume548,391
Average volume (3 months)500,678
Data as of 07/28/2014

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--1.90
Net assets$9.3B$3.0B
Average market cap--$30.7B
Average P/E--16.9
Dividend / Share--0.12%

Competitors

BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond 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%0.41%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.38%
-- Verizon Comms 3.65%0.38%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.33%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6%0.31%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%0.30%
-- Bk Amer 5.65%0.29%
-- Citigroup 6.125%0.28%
-- Bk Amer 2.6%0.28%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 3.15%0.28%