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In the tables below, ETFdb.com presents recommended exchange traded fund (ETF) alternatives to the mutual fund VFISX. These recommendations are powered by ETFdb's Mutual Fund to ETF Converter tool.
How ETFdb.com has selected ETF alternatives to VFISX: The mutual fund VFISX has been benchmarked by Vanguard against an index, Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index, in its fund prospectus. The ETF alternatives to VFISX listed below consist of (1) ETFs which track Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index, and (2) ETFs which track other indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index.
There are no ETFs linked to Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index.
The following table presents exchange traded funds linked to indexes in the same ETFdb.com Category as Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Treasury Bond Index.
|Symbol||ETF Name||Assets||YTD||Expense Ratio|
|IEI||iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF||$7,735,324.80||-1.41%||0.15%|
|ITE||SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETF||$595,408.66||-1.08%||0.10%|
|EDV||Vanguard Ext Duration Treasury ETF||$544,802.00||-12.45%||0.07%|
|TLT||iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF||$7,463,224.71||-8.65%||0.15%|
|TLH||iShares 10-20 Year Treasury Bond ETF||$656,690.45||-5.36%||0.15%|
|PLW||Invesco 1-30 Laddered Treasury ETF||$132,742.12||-5.14%||0.25%|
|IEF||iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF||$9,200,243.64||-3.32%||0.15%|
|SHY||iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF||$15,796,296.88||0.26%||0.15%|
|SHV||iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF||$15,475,032.58||1.37%||0.15%|
|BIL||SPDR Barclays 1-3 Month T-Bill ETF||$5,758,977.07||1.44%||0.14%|
|TUZ||PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund||$54,835.74||0.24%||0.16%|
|ZROZ||PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon US Treasury Index Fund||$150,940.48||-13.75%||0.15%|
|VGSH||Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF||$3,711,139.10||0.28%||0.07%|
|VGIT||Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF||$2,828,359.18||-1.79%||0.07%|
|VGLT||Vanguard Long-Term Treasury ETF||$667,700.95||-8.41%||0.07%|
|SCHO||Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF||$3,296,668.03||0.31%||0.06%|
|SCHR||Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF||$2,939,729.95||-1.76%||0.06%|
|DTYL||iPath US Treasury 10-year Bull Exchange Traded Note||$4,532.68||N/A||0.75%|
|DTUL||iPath US Treasury 2-year Bull Exchange Traded Note||$4,468.40||N/A||0.75%|
|DLBL||iPath US Treasury Long Bond Bull Exchange Traded Note||$549.91||N/A||0.75%|
|STPP||iPath US Treasury Steepener Exchange Traded Note||$4,492.02||-1.63%||0.75%|
|DFVL||iPath US Treasury 5-year Bull ETN||$4,163.62||-4.34%||0.75%|
|GOVT||iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF||$6,696,701.58||-2.25%||0.15%|
|BSJI||Invesco BulletShares 2018 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF||$527,909.55||2.30%||0.42%|
|USFR||WisdomTree Bloomberg Floating Rate Treasury Fund||$686,480.92||1.75%||0.15%|
|TFLO||iShares Treasury Floating Rate Bond ETF||$326,704.07||1.47%||0.15%|
|GBIL||Goldman Sachs TreasuryAccess 0-1 Year ETF||$2,696,645.43||0.50%||0.12%|
|CLTL||Invesco Treasury Collateral ETF||$472,767.88||1.48%||0.08%|
|SPTL||SPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF||$1,052,370.16||-8.65%||0.06%|
|SPTS||SPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF||$651,711.66||-0.11%||0.06%|
|RPIBC||Reinhart Intermediate Bond NextShares||$4,940.80||N/A||0.30%|
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