VCSH Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

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VCSH - Profile

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Alternative ETFs in the Corporate Bonds Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

This Index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 1 and 5 years.

Realtime Rating

VCSH - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VCSH is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Index. This Index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities between 1 and 5 years.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VCSH on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Corporate Bonds with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

VCSH Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A n/a
Expenses A- n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VCSH In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for VCSH and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

VCSH - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 05, 2015
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%
    0.44%
  2. US Treasury Note 1.375%
    0.39%
  3. US Treasury Note 0.5%
    0.39%
  4. Jpmorgan Chase 6%
    0.39%
  5. Bk Amer 2.6%
    0.33%
  6. General Elec 5.25%
    0.29%
  7. General Elec Cap Corp Mtn Be 5.625%
    0.28%
  8. Morgan Stanley 5.625%
    0.28%
  9. Apple 1%
    0.27%
  10. Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%
    0.26%

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep VCSH is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1823
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 3.33%
Category Low
Category High

VCSH Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 78.53%
International Bonds 19.3%
Preferred Stock 0.24%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 1.93%
Other 0.0%

VCSH 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%

VCSH Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Corporate Bond 96.64%
Cash And Equivalents 1.91%
Government 1.18%
Preferred 0.15%
Asset Backed 0.09%
Convertible 0.03%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Government Related 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

VCSH Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 3.61%
1% to 2% 22.37%
2% to 3% 24.78%
3% to 4% 4.59%
4% to 5% 4.9%
5% to 6% 19.87%
6% to 7% 11.71%
7% to 8% 3.71%
8% to 9% 1.7%
9% to 10% 0.42%
Greater Than 10% 0.16%

VCSH Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 1.18%
AA 12.67%
A 50.72%
BBB 35.43%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

VCSH Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 48.52%
3-5 Years 47.85%
5-7 Years 0.79%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.67%
Expense

VCSH - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of VCSH to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VCSH

VCSH is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard, TD Ameritrade)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 24 other ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VCSH - Performance

This section shows how VCSH has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH -0.32%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH -0.24%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.03%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.79%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.96%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1.54%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 6.82%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 16.08%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

VCSH - 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 VCSH relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

VCSH - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of VCSH compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
VCSH Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High

As of May 01, 2015

Dividend

VCSH - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of VCSH compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1.82%
Category Low
Category High

As of May 01, 2015

Technicals

VCSH - Technicals

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VCSH Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of VCSH compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 4.34%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1.22%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1.80%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 1.85%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.16
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VCSH Rank:
VCSH 0.39%
Category Low
Category High

VCSH Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $80.26
  • 60 Day MA: $79.96
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.25
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.25
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 89.36
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 89.36
  • RSI 10 Day: 34
  • RSI 20 Day: 46
  • RSI 30 Day: 50
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 56

VCSH Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $80.02
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $80.41
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $80.07
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $80.44
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $79.90
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $80.47

VCSH Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $79.98
  • Support Level 2: $79.94
  • Resistance Level 1: $80.05
  • Resistance Level 2: $80.08

VCSH Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 69.35
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 31.16
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 62.10
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 38.42
Fact Sheet

VCSH - Fact Sheet

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