VCLT offers exposure to investment grade corporate bonds that fall towards the long end of the maturity spectrum, thereby delivering a moderate amount of credit risk and ample interest rate risk. Like most Vanguard ETFs, VCLT is among the most cost-efficient in its ETFdb Category. VCLT might be useful for investors looking to enhance fixed income returns and willing to extend the duration of their portfolio to do so.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VCLT 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.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.
This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.
|Corporate Senior Note||79.02%|
|Corporate First Mortgage Bond||6.31%|
|Corporate Senior Subordinated Note||3.27%|
|Corporate Secured Bond||2.21%|
|Corporate Subordinated Note||1.91%|
|Corporate Senior Debenture||1.74%|
|0% to 1%||0.0%|
|1% to 2%||0.0%|
|2% to 3%||0.0%|
|3% to 4%||16.18%|
|4% to 5%||43.36%|
|5% to 6%||18.32%|
|6% to 7%||17.15%|
|7% to 8%||3.09%|
|8% to 9%||1.91%|
|9% to 10%||0.0%|
|Greater Than 10%||0.0%|
|Less Than 1 Year||0.0%|
This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.
There are 14 other ETFs in the Corporate Bonds ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.
This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.
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This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.