Vanguard Total Bond Market Index is a well-constructed portfolio of investment-grade U.S.-dollar-denominated bonds. The fund’s broad scope and low fee should allow it to outperform its Morningstar Category peers over the long run. The fund’s more-expensive investor and admiral share classes earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Bronze and Silver, respectively, while the rest of the share classes receive Gold ratings.
NAV / 1-Day Return
9.65 / 0.95 %
Adj. Expense Ratio
Longest Manager Tenure
Intermediate Core Bond
Credit Quality / Interest Rate SensitivityHigh / Moderate
Min. Initial Investment
Morningstar’s Fund Analysis VBTLX
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