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Name

As of 06/14/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$10.21

$54.5 B

4.08%

$0.42

0.20%

Vitals

YTD Return

1.7%

1 yr return

5.8%

3 Yr Avg Return

0.2%

5 Yr Avg Return

1.6%

Net Assets

$54.5 B

Holdings in Top 10

6.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$10.2
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.20%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 65.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$3,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund


Name

As of 06/14/2024

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD

Annualized forward dividend yield. Multiplies the most recent dividend payout amount by its frequency and divides by the previous close price.

Exp Ratio

Expense ratio is the fund’s total annual operating expenses, including management fees, distribution fees, and other expenses, expressed as a percentage of average net assets.

Watchlist

$10.21

$54.5 B

4.08%

$0.42

0.20%

VFSTX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 1.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 4.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jan 03, 1994
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Investor
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    US
  • Manager
    Daniel Shaykevich

Fund Description

The Fund invests in a variety of high-quality and medium-quality fixed income securities, at least 80% of which will be short- and intermediate-term investment-grade securities. High-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of A3 or better by Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. (Moody’s) or another independent rating agency or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the Fund’s advisor. Medium-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of Baa1, Baa2, or Baa3 by Moody’s or another independent rating agency or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the Fund’s advisor. Investment-grade fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of Baa3 and above by Moody’s or another independent rating agency or, if unrated, are determined to be of comparable quality by the Fund’s advisor. The Fund is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 4 years. The Fund may invest in derivatives instruments, such as options, futures contracts, and other swapagreements.
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VFSTX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -85.4% 12.9% 58.77%
1 Yr 5.8% -84.9% 23.7% 42.06%
3 Yr 0.2%* -47.2% 4.4% 62.91%
5 Yr 1.6%* -31.1% 4.8% 43.65%
10 Yr 1.8%* -19.2% 169.9% 26.47%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 2.8% -1.6% 7.6% 19.29%
2022 -7.6% -17.7% -2.6% 63.81%
2021 -2.4% -4.0% 4.4% 85.83%
2020 2.8% -7.1% 7.6% 21.53%
2019 2.8% -2.3% 9.3% 21.41%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.7% -85.4% 12.9% 58.77%
1 Yr 5.8% -84.9% 23.7% 42.06%
3 Yr 0.2%* -47.2% 4.4% 62.91%
5 Yr 1.6%* -31.1% 4.8% 43.65%
10 Yr 1.8%* -19.2% 169.9% 26.47%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSTX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2023 6.3% 1.8% 15.2% 29.40%
2022 -5.7% -17.3% -1.3% 70.10%
2021 -0.3% -2.7% 7.7% 57.87%
2020 5.4% -2.4% 14.5% 21.93%
2019 6.0% 0.6% 12.6% 16.22%

NAV & Total Return History


VFSTX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFSTX Category Low Category High VFSTX % Rank
Net Assets 54.5 B 14.5 K 57.3 B 1.12%
Number of Holdings 1940 2 9251 8.21%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.3 B 993 K 6.33 B 9.33%
Weighting of Top 10 6.17% 2.1% 103.0% 98.88%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Vanguard Market Liquidity Fund 1.32%
  2. BOEING CO 0.71%
  3. PFIZER INVSTMNT 0.69%
  4. US TREASURY N/B 0.64%
  5. PFIZER INVSTMNT 0.62%
  6. US TREASURY N/B 0.49%
  7. US TREASURY N/B 0.45%
  8. CHARTER COMM OPT 0.43%
  9. US TREASURY N/B 0.40%
  10. WARNERMEDIA HLDG 0.40%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSTX % Rank
Bonds
98.90% 0.00% 131.18% 7.09%
Convertible Bonds
6.71% 0.00% 27.71% 4.67%
Cash
1.32% -20.59% 55.85% 70.15%
Other
0.07% -0.97% 69.02% 73.13%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 99.97% 57.84%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 22.27% 53.73%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSTX % Rank
Corporate
78.80% 0.00% 100.00% 6.73%
Government
13.08% 0.00% 73.63% 62.62%
Securitized
7.15% 0.00% 97.27% 87.85%
Cash & Equivalents
1.32% 0.00% 55.85% 63.62%
Derivative
0.07% -0.33% 28.01% 17.16%
Municipal
0.03% 0.00% 17.46% 51.03%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSTX % Rank
US
96.47% 0.00% 130.36% 20.71%
Non US
2.43% 0.00% 82.77% 8.77%

VFSTX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.20% 0.01% 3.24% 93.26%
Management Fee 0.19% 0.00% 1.19% 13.99%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.41% N/A

Sales Fees

VFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.50% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VFSTX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 65.00% 2.00% 500.00% 42.77%

VFSTX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFSTX Category Low Category High VFSTX % Rank
Dividend Yield 4.08% 0.00% 11.11% 64.93%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFSTX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFSTX Category Low Category High VFSTX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.47% -1.27% 4.98% 32.44%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFSTX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

Distributions History

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VFSTX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Shaykevich


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

4.13

4.1%

Daniel Shaykevich, Principal of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management since 2001, has managed investment portfolios since 2004, has been with Vanguard since 2013. Prior to Vanguard, he was a portfolio manager for BlackRock from 2001 to 2013. He holds a B.S. from Carnegie Mellon University.

Samuel Martinez


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 13, 2018

4.13

4.1%

Samuel C. Martinez, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2007, has worked in investment management since 2010, has managed investment portfolios since 2014, and has co-managed the Portfolio since 2018. He holds a B.S. from Southern Utah University and M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Arvind Narayanan


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 19, 2019

2.53

2.5%

Arvind Narayanan, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since February 2019, has worked in investment management since 2002, has managed investment portfolios since 2006, and has co-managed the Funds since November 2019. Education: B.A., Goucher College; M.B.A., New York University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.07 28.77 6.16 2.41