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S&P 500   5,123.41
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5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
It's almost April 15. Here's how to reduce stress and get your taxes done
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QQQ   438.27
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
Argentina's populist president meets billionaire Elon Musk in Texas — and a bromance is born
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
It's almost April 15. Here's how to reduce stress and get your taxes done
NASDAQ:VCSH

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) Price, Holdings, & News

$76.64
+0.09 (+0.12%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$76.61
$76.69
50-Day Range
$76.51
$77.42
52-Week Range
$74.43
$77.72
Volume
3.83 million shs
Average Volume
4.87 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.28 billion
Assets Under Management
$35.05 billion
Dividend Yield
3.35%
Net Expense Ratio
0.04%
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About Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VCSH)

The Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in investment grade fixed income. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of investment-grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds with maturities between 1 and 5 years. VCSH was launched on Nov 19, 2009 and is managed by Vanguard.

VCSH Stock Price History

VCSH ETF News Headlines

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Fund Details

Issuer
Vanguard
Fund Name
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:VCSH
Inception Date
11/19/2009
Fund Manager
Joshua C. Barrickman

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Benchmark
Barclays Capital U.S. 1 5 Year Corporate Index
Category
Corporate
Focus
Investment Grade
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
North America
Number of Holdings
2520

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$35.05 billion
Average Daily Volume
$3.84 million
Discount/Premium
0.04%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Advisor
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Custodian
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Distributor
Vanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer Agent
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Susquehanna

Options

Optionable
Optionable
Options Volume
5
Put Options
23
Call Options
5
Short Interest
7,880,000 shs

Miscellaneous

Beta
0.12
Creation Unit
100,000
Creation Fee
$100.00
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Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF Expenses

TypeVCSHInvestment Grade ETFsFixed Income ETFsNASDAQ ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.04%0.21%0.32%0.48%0.51%
Other Expenses0.00%0.11%0.26%0.34%0.58%
Total Expense0.04%0.24%0.39%0.58%0.70%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.14%-0.24%-0.22%-0.57%
Net Expense0.04%0.21%0.35%0.54%0.58%

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) Holdings & Exposure

Top 10 VCSH Holdings

  • United States Treasury Notes
    Holding Weight: 0.65%
  • Mktliq 12/31/2049
    Holding Weight: 0.57%
  • Us Dollar
    Holding Weight: 0.47%
  • Bank of America Corporation
    Holding Weight: 0.24%
  • The Boeing Company
    Holding Weight: 0.23%
  • Dell International L.L.C. and EMC Corporation
    Holding Weight: 0.22%
  • Visa Inc
    Holding Weight: 0.22%
  • Aercap Ireland Capital DAC
    Holding Weight: 0.21%
  • Amgen Inc.
    Holding Weight: 0.21%
  • Bank of America Corporation
    Holding Weight: 0.21%

VCSH Sector Exposure

VCSH Industry Exposure

Should I Buy Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF Stock? VCSH Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF:

  • The Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) mostly invests in investment-grade fixed income, providing a relatively stable source of income for investors.
  • With a focus on investment-grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds with maturities between 1 and 5 years, VCSH offers a balance between yield and risk.
  • Investors can benefit from the diversification provided by VCSH, spreading risk across a range of corporate bonds.
  • VCSH tracks a market-weighted index, offering investors exposure to a broad selection of investment-grade corporate bonds in a single investment.
  • Considering the current stock price of VCSH can provide insights into market sentiment and potential entry points for investors.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF for these reasons:

  • Interest rate risk could impact the value of VCSH, especially in a rising rate environment, affecting bond prices negatively.
  • Market fluctuations can influence the performance of VCSH, potentially leading to short-term volatility in returns.
  • Investors seeking higher returns may find VCSH's focus on short-term corporate bonds limiting compared to other investment options.
  • Changes in credit ratings of the underlying corporate bonds can affect the overall performance of VCSH, introducing credit risk to investors.
  • External economic factors, such as inflation or economic downturns, can impact the bond market and consequently, the performance of VCSH.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

VCSH ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have VCSH shares performed in 2024?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF's stock was trading at $77.37 at the start of the year. Since then, VCSH stock has decreased by 0.9% and is now trading at $76.64.
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Are investors shorting Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,430,000 shares, a decrease of 55.0% from the March 15th total of 7,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,271,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days.
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How often does Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF declared a dividend on Wednesday, March 27th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.2479 per share on Thursday, April 4th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 1st. This is a positive change from the stock's previous dividend of $0.23.
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What does VCSH invest in?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF is a fixed income fund issued by Vanguard. VCSH focuses on investment grade investments and follows the Barclays Capital U.S. 1 5 Year Corporate Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $35.05 billion assets under management.

What is the management fee for Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF's management fee is 0.04% and has no other recorded expenses or fee waivers. The net expense ratio for VCSH is 0.04%.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Costco Wholesale (COST), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Home Depot (HD), Walmart (WMT), Anthem (ANTM), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), CVS Health (CVS) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Carlson Capital Management (0.57%), Mather Group LLC. (0.27%), Bath Savings Trust Co (0.08%), Maryland Capital Advisors Inc. (0.07%), Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC (0.07%) and Atwood & Palmer Inc. (0.05%).

How do I buy shares of Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF?

Shares of VCSH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:VCSH) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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