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Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bd Idx I VSTBX

Analyst rating as of | See Vanguard Investment Hub
  • NAV / 1-Day Return 25.29  /  0.39 %
  • Total Assets 41.3 Bil
  • Adj. Expense Ratio
  • Expense Ratio 0.050%
  • Distribution Fee Level Low
  • Share Class Type Institutional
  • Category Short-Term Bond
  • Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity Medium / Limited
  • Min. Initial Investment 5,000,000
  • Status Open
  • TTM Yield 2.07%
  • Effective Duration 2.67 years

Morningstar’s Analysis VSTBX

Will VSTBX outperform in future?

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A well-constructed portfolio of short-term corporate bonds.



Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond offers a well-constructed portfolio of short-term investment-grade bonds at a razor-thin expense ratio. Focusing strictly on corporate bonds should position this fund to capture market rallies better than most of its Morningstar Category peers without pushing it too far into risky territory. The least expensive share classes earn Morningstar Analyst Ratings of Gold, while the admiral shares' relatively higher fee warrant a Silver rating.

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