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01/23 6:05pm ET

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

Data as of Jan 23
 +0.09 / +0.11%
Today’s Change
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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. Under normal circumstances, 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.


1 month+0.72% 3 years+2.93%
3 months+0.17% 5 years+3.34%
1 year+2.21% Since inception+3.47%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$79.98
Open day’s range79.97 – 80.12
Net asset value (NAV)79.88 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume1,111,949
Average volume (3 months)754,979
Data as of 4:00pm ET, 01/23/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Short-term bond ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+3.34%+2.44%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.25%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.661.69
Net assets$10.8B$2.5B
Average market cap--$64.6B
Average P/E--18.4
Dividend / Share--0.13%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- US Treasury Note 1.625%0.93%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 6%0.37%
-- Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%0.35%
-- General Elec 5.25%0.31%
-- Bk Amer 2.6%0.31%
-- Morgan Stanley 5.625%0.29%
-- General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 5.625%0.29%
-- Apple 1%0.29%
-- Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%0.28%
-- Jpmorgan Chase 3.15%0.27%