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Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm (VBILX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm (VBILX) Fund

    Last Trade: $11.45 on 5/22/2017, Change: -0.01 (-0.09%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) ManagerFund Manager - Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 9.1 years
Similar Funds: VBIIX  VBIMX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Intermediate-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: US News (2011),
Barrickman is a portfolio manager of Vanguard. He has worked in investment management with Vanguard since 1999, managed investment portfolios since 2005 and co-managed the intermediate-term bond index fund since 2008. Barrickman holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation.  Get more insights on Joshua C. Barrickman

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with an intermediate-term dollar-weighted average maturity. Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund employs a passive management investment approach to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 5–10 Year Government/ Credit Float Adjusted Index. Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund invests by sampling the index, meaning that it holds a range of securities that approximate the full index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund invests at least 80% of assets in bonds held in the index. Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity consistent with that of the index, between 5 and 10 years.

 

Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm (VBILX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm (VBILX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) management has been with Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund for 9.1 years
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 3.72% vs 2.06% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 3.22% vs 2.45% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has good Long-term performance (5-year return 4.43% vs 3.27% Intermediate-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 51.00% vs Intermediate-Term Bond average of 158.97%. It is good that Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) has a lower expense ratio than its Intermediate-Term Bond average: 0.09% vs 0.81%
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm (VBILX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) is less safe compared to its Intermediate-Term Bond peers
  • Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 4.19 that is higher than category average of 3.08
See Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm4.323.723.224.43
DoubleLine Total Return Bond N (DLTNX)1.962.452.984.59Compare
Sterling Capital Total Return Bond I (BIBTX)3.753.243.103.66Compare
Touchstone Flexible Income Y (MXIIX)3.013.853.804.64Compare

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Compare Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX)Compare with Intermediate-Term Bond category ETFs

Some Intermediate-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV)4.41%3.91%3.36%
Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)3.37%3.14%2.85%
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Securities ETF (VMBS)2.02%2.51%2.99%
iShares MBS (MBB)2.24%2.43%2.91%
iShares Interm Government/Credit Bd (GVI)2.51%2.14%1.88%

 

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Track net asset change of Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm fund (VBILX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$26.19B
03/2016$24.66B
02/2016$23.86B
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Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm fund (VBILX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.63%0%99.29%0%
03/20160.55%0%99.38%0%
01/20161.13%0%98.79%0%
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Discover what Vanguard Interm-Term Bond Index Adm Fund (VBILX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.625% [2.97%]
US Treasury Note 1.75% [2.52%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [2.24%]
US Treasury Note 2.5% [1.82%]
US Treasury Note 2.75% [1.76%]
US Treasury Note 3.125% [1.73%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [1.7%]
US Treasury Note 2.375% [1.69%]

Mar 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.75% [2.5%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [2.29%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [2.11%]
US Treasury Note 3.125% [1.97%]
US Treasury Note 2.5% [1.86%]
US Treasury Note 2% [1.75%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [1.75%]
US Treasury Note 2.375% [1.72%]

Jan 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.75% [2.51%]
US Treasury Note 2.125% [2.31%]
US Treasury Note 2.5% [1.87%]
US Treasury Note 3.125% [1.86%]
US Treasury Note 2.25% [1.83%]
US Treasury Note 2.375% [1.76%]
US Treasury Note 2% [1.73%]
US Treasury Note 2.75% [1.65%]
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