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Vanguard Shrt-Term Infl-Prot Sec Idx Inv VTIPX

Analyst rating as of
NAV / 1-Day Return
25.41  /  0.00
Total Assets
8.5 Bil
Adj. Expense Ratio
0.140%
Expense Ratio
0.140%
Fee Level
Low
Longest Manager Tenure
7.84 years
Category
US Fund Inflation-Protected Bond
Credit Quality / Interest Rate Sensitivity
High / Limited
Min. Initial Investment
3,000
Status
Limited
TTM Yield
1.52%
Effective Duration
2.63 years
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This is an effective inflation hedge.

Summary

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Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities Fund is a good choice as an inflation hedge for risk-averse investors. This fund is tough for active managers to beat because there is limited room for them to recoup their fees without taking additional risk. The fund’s ETF, Admiral, and Institutional share classes are among the category’s cheapest, earning a Morningstar Rating of Gold, while its Investor share class earns a Bronze.

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