Vanguard Total International Bond Index is a solid choice for hedged exposure to foreign investment-grade fixed-income markets. This fund is one of the cheapest in its Morningstar Category and offers one of the broadest and highest-quality portfolios. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver.
Will VTABX outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillar’s below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VTABX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VTABX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VTABX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.
The Price Pillar compares VTABX’s fees to similar funds, determining whether or not the fund provides a good value proposition.
The Performance Pillar is our evaluation of whether VTABX’s returns have been the result of chance or a proven, long-term process and compares the fund with its category or benchmark.