Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund (VCSH)

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Best Fit Corporate Debt Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 84 Corporate Debt Funds ETFs and 33 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

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Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Excellent

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted corporate bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond 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. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

Fund Snapshot Updated 07.22.2014

Previous Close Expense Ratio 0.15%
YTD Return 1.35% Avg. 30-Day Volume 492,311
1-Year Return 2.6% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $80.13 Shares Outstanding 102,902,000
Ask $80.14 Dividends $1.44
Top 10 Holdings
Citigroup Inc (—) 4.41%
Kraft Foods Inc (—) 4.04%
Rabobank Nederland Dep Mtns Be (—) 3.84%
Analog Devices Inc (—) 3.64%
Bb&T Brh Bkg & Tr Co Global Bk (—) 3.58%
Embarq Corp (—) 3.53%
Nisource Fin Corp (—) 3.30%
Capital One Bk Usa Natl Assn (—) 3.21%
Abbey Natl Treas Svcs Plc (—) 3.04%
Cigna Corporation (—) 2.99%
% of Total Holdings 35.60%

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Best Fit Corporate Debt Funds

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