Vanguard Intermediate-Term Government Bond ETF (VGIT)

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 11 U.S. Government Funds ETFs and 6 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.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

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

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with an intermediate-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. 3-10 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the U.S. government, with maturities between 3 and 10 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close Expense Ratio 0.15%
YTD Return 1.76% Avg. 30-Day Volume 12,534
1-Year Return 1.9% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $63.52 Shares Outstanding 2,000,000
Ask $63.53 Dividends $0.86
Top 10 Holdings
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828KD17) 12.59%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828NT32) 9.56%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828PY09) 9.10%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828VB32) 8.64%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828VK31) 7.80%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828ND89) 7.63%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828QG83) 6.37%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828PC88) 5.10%
United States Treas Nts (TMUNBUS912828TY62) 5.05%
United States Treas Bds (TMUNBUS912810EL80) 4.91%
% of Total Holdings 76.80%

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Best Fit U.S. Government Funds

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