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Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund

    Last Trade: $10.48 on 7/24/2017, Change: +0.00 (0%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) ManagerFund Manager - Yan Pu

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 4.4 years
Similar Funds: VBIRX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Short-Term Bond
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: B (Score: 0.63)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund employs a "passive management" or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1–5 Year Government/ Credit Float Adjusted Index. It invests at least 80% of assets in bonds held by the index. Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund's dollar-weighted average maturity is not expected to exceed 3 years.

 

Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) management has been with Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund for 4.4 years
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has good short-term performance (1-year return 1.28% vs 0.74% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 1.20% vs 0.93% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has a Morningstar rating of 4 and above
  • Asset base in Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 52.00% vs Short-Term Bond average of 64.39%. It is good that Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) is less volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 1.29, lower than category average of 1.36
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has a lower expense ratio than its Short-Term Bond average: 0.16% vs 0.80%
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 1.37% vs 1.38% Short-Term Bond category median performance)
  • Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) is less safe compared to its Short-Term Bond peers
See Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv1.531.281.201.37
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Morgan Stanley Inst Limited Duration I (MPLDX)3.682.861.941.90Compare

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Some Short-Term Bond ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)1.45%1.38%1.31%
iShares 1-3 Year Credit Bond (CSJ)1.33%1.29%1.11%
SPDR Barclays Short Term Corp Bd ETF (SCPB)000
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH)000

 

Graph of Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv (VBISX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv fund (VBISX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$44.99B
03/2016$44.56B
02/2016$43.60B
More historic net asset information on Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX)

  

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Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv fund (VBISX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20162.75%0%97.24%0%
03/20162.58%0%97.41%0%
01/20162.67%0%97.31%0%
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Discover what Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Inv Fund (VBISX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.66%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [1.58%]
US Treasury Note 0.625% [1.26%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.24%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.23%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.21%]

Mar 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.25% [1.68%]
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.66%]
US Treasury Note 0.625% [1.26%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.24%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.24%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.2%]

Jan 30, 2016
US Treasury Note 1.5% [1.7%]
US Treasury Note 1.25% [1.66%]
US Treasury Note 0.625% [1.29%]
US Treasury Note 1.625% [1.27%]
US Treasury Note 1.375% [1.22%]
US Treasury Note 1% [1.17%]
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