BSV - Short-Term Bond ETF

Description: This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities of between 1 and 5 years and are publicly issued.

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BSV - Profile


Summary Data for BSV

52 Week Lo: $78.62 52 Week Hi: $80.41
AUM: $14,707.2 M Shares: 183.3 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 1,054,875 Avg. Volume (3 month) 931,659
Filings Data as of:

BSV - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 0.625%: 1.49%
  2. US Treasury Note 2.125%: 1.41%
  3. US Treasury Note 1.25%: 1.37%
  4. US Treasury Note 1.625%: 1.31%
  5. US Treasury Note 1.5%: 1.24%
  6. US Treasury Note 0.625%: 1.22%
  7. US Treasury Note 0.625%: 1.18%
  8. US Treasury Note 0.625%: 1.11%
  9. US Treasury Note 0.375%: 1.09%
  10. US Treasury Note 0.75%: 1.09%
%Assets in Top 10: 12.51%
Total Holdings: 1998.0

BSV Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 83.65%
International Bonds 12.38%
Preferred Stock 0.05%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 3.92%
Other 0.0%

BSV Bond Sector Breakdown


Bond Sector Percentage
Treasury 0.0%
TIPS 0.0%
U.S. Agency 0.0%
MBS 0.0%
U.S. Corporate 0.0%
Asset-Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Muni 0.0%
Foreign Government 0.0%
Foreign Corporate 0.0%
Other 100.0%

BSV Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown


Bond Sector Percentage
Government 59.3%
Corporate Bond 24.14%
Government Related 12.33%
Cash And Equivalents 3.91%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.13%
Municipal Taxable 0.08%
Preferred 0.05%
Asset Backed 0.02%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Convertible 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

BSV Coupon Breakdown


Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 39.87%
1% to 2% 26.54%
2% to 3% 10.97%
3% to 4% 3.28%
4% to 5% 4.07%
5% to 6% 6.48%
6% to 7% 3.21%
7% to 8% 0.96%
8% to 9% 0.42%
9% to 10% 0.17%
Greater Than 10% 0.06%

BSV Credit Quality


Credit Percentage
AAA 72.57%
AA 4.81%
A 12.54%
BBB 10.08%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

BSV Maturity Breakdown


Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 56.64%
3-5 Years 37.82%
5-7 Years 1.4%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.01%
30+ Years 0.16%
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BSV - Fact Sheet

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BSV - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of BSV relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

BSV - Fundamentals

BSV Performance

1 Week Return: 0.07%
2 Week Return: -0.04%
4 Week Return: 0.12%
13 Week Return: 0.08%
26 Week Return: 0.42%
YTD Return: 1.01%
1 Year Return: 1.57%
3 Year Return: 2.26%
5 Year Return: 9.72%

BSV Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.10%
  • Category: Total Bond Market
  • Category Range: 0.06% to 0.95%
  • Category Average: 0.27%

BSV Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.11
20 Day Moving Average: $80.25
60 Day Moving Average: $80.13

BSV Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.03
Dividend Date: 2014-08-01
Dividend: $0.08
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.28%

BSV Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 6.65%
20 Day Volatility: 0.91%
50 Day Volatility: 1.01%
200 Day Volatility: 0.94%
Standard Deviation: 0.33%

BSV - Technicals

BSV Technicals

20 Day MA: $80.25
60 Day MA: $80.13
MACD 15 Period: 0.02
MACD 100 Period: 0.19
Williams % Range 10 Day: 36.36
Williams % Range 20 Day: 50.00
RSI 10 Day: 57
RSI 20 Day: 56
RSI 30 Day: 55
Ultimate Oscillator: 47

BSV Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $80.14
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $80.32
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $80.15
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $80.36
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $79.99
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $80.39

BSV Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $80.22
Support Level 2: $80.17
Resistance Level 1: $80.32
Resistance Level 2: $80.37

BSV Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 47.00
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 60.54
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.12
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 47.48

BSV Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 6.65%
20 Day Volatility: 0.91%
50 Day Volatility: 1.01%
200 Day Volatility: 0.94%
Standard Deviation: 0.33%

BSV - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

BSV is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities of between 1 and 5 years and are publicly issued.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Total Bond Market 0.1 2007-04-03 Vanguard ETF +1.01%

BSV Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A
Expenses A
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for BSV on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Total Bond Market ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

BSV Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for BSV

This popular ETF offers exposure to the short end of the maturity curve, with exposure to all types of bonds that have maturities between one and five years. BSV is light on both interest rate risk and credit risk, and as such will generally deliver a relatively low expected return. BSV can be a ...

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