Fund Description
Seeks to provide current income with modest price fluctuation. Invests primarily in high-quality (investment-grade) U.S. government bonds. Maintains a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 3 years.
Fund Profile
Fund Name Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker VGSH
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Fund ISIN US92206C1027
Net Expense Ratio 0.07 %
Fund Inception Date 19 November 2009
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NASDAQ
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Bonds - Treasury & Government
Asset Class Bonds
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Barclays Capital U.S. 1 3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index
Index Provider Bloomberg
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Bond Type Treasury & Government
Credit Quality Investment Grade Only
Average Maturity Short (1-3 years)
Bond Currency Denomination USD
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 18 January 2019
Asset Under Management 5736.92 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.30 %
Year To Date Return -0.12 %
1 Year Total Return 1.67 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 0.74 %
NAV 60.01
Share Outstanding 95,599,400
Top 10 Holdings (31 December 2018)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
UST NOTE BOND 0.0250689812
UST NOTE BOND 0.0238568051
UST NOTE BOND 0.0235337949
UST NOTE BOND 0.0213549918
UST NOTE BOND 0.0207088994
UST NOTE BOND 0.0198558358
UST NOTE BOND 0.0192410641
UST NOTE BOND 0.0190576327
UST NOTE BOND 0.0184948509
UST NOTE BOND 0.0183409992