Vanguard Short Term Investment Grade Fund

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
5 5 5 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
5 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

Fund Performance

In the 2009 Award Winners edition of The Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors, Dan Wiener says, "Of critical importance from a portfolio diversification/safety standpoint is that this fund seldom loses money."

2010-01-26

The fund's Value Line Growth Persistence rank, which awards funds that consistently outperform their broad universes, is 3 for one year, 4 for five years, and 3 for 10 years. Scores are on a 1 to 5 scale, with 1 being the best and 5 the worst.

Value Line 2014-03-12

Hypothetical Growth of $10,000

Updated 02.28.2014

Trailing Total Returns

Updated 02.28.2014

Total Return % + / - Barclays US Agg Bond TR USD + / - Barclays Govt/Credit 1-5 Yr TR USD % Rank
Year-to-date 0.88 -1.14 0.21 26
1-Month 0.34 -0.19 0.12 34
3-Month 0.66 -0.78 0.39 29
6-Month 2.19 -0.65 0.82 19
1-Year 1.57 1.41 0.82 19
3-Year (Annualized) 2.53 -1.29 0.53 27
5-Year (Annualized) 5.10 -0.02 2.07 25
10-Year (Annualized) 3.59 -0.97 0.24 20