Fund Description
Seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. Exchange-traded share class. Passively managed using index sampling. Diversified exposure to the long-term investment-grade U.S. bond market. Provides high current income with high credit quality.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker BLV
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Fund ISIN US9219377937
Net Expense Ratio 0.07 %
Fund Inception Date 3 April 2007
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Bonds - Broad Market
Asset Class Bonds
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Barclays Capital U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index
Index Provider Bloomberg
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Bond Type Broad Market
Credit Quality Investment Grade Only
Average Maturity Long (10 + years)
Bond Currency Denomination USD
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 15 January 2019
Asset Under Management 2834.76 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 1.21 %
Year To Date Return -0.55 %
1 Year Total Return -3.93 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 3.28 %
NAV 86.69
Share Outstanding 32,700,000
Top 10 Holdings (31 December 2018)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
UST BOND BOND 0.0238731507
UST BOND BOND 0.0207975637
UST BOND BOND 0.0137677121
UST BOND BOND 0.0133025326
UST BOND BOND 0.0130382170
UST BOND BOND 0.0127355105
UST BOND BOND 0.0127183243
UST BOND BOND 0.0124980168
UST BOND BOND 0.0122500084
UST BOND BOND 0.0121291493