VCSH Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

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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

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 LQD
Expenses A- IBDC
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VCSH In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

VCSH Holdings

Filings Data as of: Feb 02, 2016
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Top Ten Holdings

  1. Ge Cap Intl Fdg 144A 2.342%
    0.72%
  2. Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%
    0.39%
  3. Jpmorgan Chase 6%
    0.34%
  4. Bk Amer 2.6%
    0.29%
  5. General Elec 5.25%
    0.27%
  6. Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%
    0.25%
  7. Morgan Stanley 0.7333%
    0.25%
  8. Jpmorgan Chase 2.25%
    0.25%
  9. Apple 1%
    0.24%
  10. Bk Amer 5.65%
    0.23%

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
1958
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
3.22%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 78.56%
International Bonds 20.37%
Preferred Stock 0.13%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.94%
Other 0.0%

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%

Bond Detailed Sector Breakdown

Bond Sector Percentage
Corporate Bond 98.19%
Cash And Equivalents 0.92%
Government 0.43%
Convertible 0.29%
Asset Backed 0.08%
Preferred 0.06%
Government Related 0.01%
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%
Bank Loan 0.0%
US Municipal Tax Advantaged 0.0%
Municipal Taxable 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Option Warrant 0.0%

Coupon Breakdown

Coupon Range Percentage
0% to 1% 3.15%
1% to 2% 23.54%
2% to 3% 29.93%
3% to 4% 5.07%
4% to 5% 7.1%
5% to 6% 15.82%
6% to 7% 9.33%
7% to 8% 3.0%
8% to 9% 1.58%
9% to 10% 0.25%
Greater Than 10% 0.16%

Credit Quality

Credit Percentage
AAA 1.77%
AA 12.04%
A 44.58%
BBB 41.61%
BB 0.0%
B 0.0%
Below B 0.0%
Not Rated 0.0%

Maturity Breakdown

Maturity Percentage
Less Than 1 Year 0.0%
1-3 Years 51.47%
3-5 Years 46.72%
5-7 Years 0.25%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.0%
30+ Years 0.48%
Expense

VCSH Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 23 other ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VCSH Performance

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

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1 Week Return
Rank:
-0.24%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
-0.17%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
-0.27%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
0.37%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
-0.05%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
0.63%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
4.30%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
13.55%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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 this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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

As of Feb 12, 2016

Dividend

VCSH Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.13%
Category Low
Category High

As of Feb 12, 2016

Technicals

VCSH Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
4.34%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
1.36%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
1.47%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
1.60%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
-0.06
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
0.25%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $78.98
  • 60 Day MA: $78.96
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.16
  • MACD 100 Period: -0.19
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 96.88
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 96.88
  • RSI 10 Day: 37
  • RSI 20 Day: 44
  • RSI 30 Day: 46
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 47

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $78.91
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $79.13
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $78.87
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $79.10
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $78.83
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $79.09

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $78.78
  • Support Level 2: $78.72
  • Resistance Level 1: $78.95
  • Resistance Level 2: $79.06

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 33.95
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 38.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 48.72
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 54.49
Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

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