VCSH - Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund

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.

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VCSH - Profile


Summary Data for VCSH

52 Week Lo: $77.51 52 Week Hi: $80.41
AUM: $8,397.4 M Shares: 104.6 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 445,457 Avg. Volume (3 month) 483,812
Filings Data as of:

VCSH - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 0.5%: 0.41%
  2. Verizon Comms 3.65%: 0.38%
  3. Merrill Lynch Co Inc Mtn Be 6.875%: 0.38%
  4. General Elec 5.25%: 0.33%
  5. Jpmorgan Chase 6%: 0.31%
  6. Goldman Sachs Grp 6.15%: 0.30%
  7. Bk Amer 5.65%: 0.29%
  8. Bk Amer 2.6%: 0.28%
  9. Jpmorgan Chase 3.15%: 0.28%
  10. Citigroup 6.125%: 0.28%
%Assets in Top 10: 3.23%
Total Holdings: 1767.0

VCSH Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 79.06%
International Bonds 19.75%
Preferred Stock 0.25%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.94%
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 96.62%
Government 2.11%
Cash And Equivalents 0.94%
Preferred 0.25%
Asset Backed 0.08%
Agency Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Commercial Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Non Agency Residential Mortgage Backed 0.0%
Covered Bond 0.0%
Sector Swap 0.0%
Future Forward 0.0%
Convertible 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% 4.54%
1% to 2% 20.81%
2% to 3% 20.4%
3% to 4% 7.67%
4% to 5% 4.92%
5% to 6% 21.26%
6% to 7% 12.76%
7% to 8% 3.54%
8% to 9% 2.31%
9% to 10% 0.44%
Greater Than 10% 0.17%

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 45.14%
3-5 Years 52.54%
5-7 Years 0.31%
7-10 Years 0.0%
10-15 Years 0.0%
15-20 Years 0.0%
20-30 Years 0.09%
30+ Years 0.73%
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VCSH - Fact Sheet

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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.

VCSH - Fundamentals

VCSH Performance

1 Week Return: 0.09%
2 Week Return: 0.15%
4 Week Return: 0.36%
13 Week Return: 0.21%
26 Week Return: 0.87%
YTD Return: 1.43%
1 Year Return: 3.22%
3 Year Return: 8.75%
5 Year Return: n/a

VCSH Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.12%
  • Category: Corporate Bonds
  • Category Range: 0.10% to 0.75%
  • Category Average: 0.22%

VCSH Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 0.11
20 Day Moving Average: $80.19
60 Day Moving Average: $80.08

VCSH Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.38
Dividend Date: 2014-08-01
Dividend: $0.12
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.72%

VCSH Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 4.34%
20 Day Volatility: 1.18%
50 Day Volatility: 1.10%
200 Day Volatility: 1.17%
Standard Deviation: 0.67%

VCSH - Technicals

VCSH Technicals

20 Day MA: $80.19
60 Day MA: $80.08
MACD 15 Period: 0.07
MACD 100 Period: 0.37
Williams % Range 10 Day: 43.48
Williams % Range 20 Day: 19.29
RSI 10 Day: 62
RSI 20 Day: 61
RSI 30 Day: 59
Ultimate Oscillator: 49

VCSH Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $80.22
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $80.38
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $79.93
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $80.45
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $79.89
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $80.39

VCSH Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $80.27
Support Level 2: $80.23
Resistance Level 1: $80.36
Resistance Level 2: $80.41

VCSH Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 38.39
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 51.52
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 43.25
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 61.48

VCSH Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 4.34%
20 Day Volatility: 1.18%
50 Day Volatility: 1.10%
200 Day Volatility: 1.17%
Standard Deviation: 0.67%

VCSH - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Corporate Bonds 0.12 2009-11-23 Vanguard ETF +1.43%

VCSH 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

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VCSH Realtime Rating: Overall

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ETFdb Analyst Report for VCSH

VCSH offers exposure to investment grade corporate bonds that fall towards the short end of the maturity spectrum, thereby delivering a moderate amount of credit risk but limiting exposure to rising interest rates. Like most Vanguard ETFs, VCSH is among the most cost-efficient in its ETFdb Catego...

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