NASDAQ:VGSH - Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$59.88 +0.02 (+0.03 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.88
Today's Range$59.85 - $59.88
52-Week Range$59.69 - $60.93
Volume321,137 shs
Average Volume340,777 shs
Market Capitalization$2.02 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.46%
Beta-0.02
Vanguard Short Term Government Bond ETF (the Fund) seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term, dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a passive management or indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index (the Index). This Index includes fixed-income securities issued by the United States Treasury (not including inflation-protected securities) and the United States Government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the United States Government, all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. The Fund invests by sampling the Index, meaning that it holds a range of securities that, in the aggregate, approximates the full Index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics. The Fund's investment advisor is Vanguard Fixed Income Group.

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Basic Details

Issuer Vanguard
Fund NameVanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNASDAQ:VGSH
Inception Date11/19/2009
Fund ManagerJoshua C. Barrickman
PhoneN/A

Fund Focus

Asset ClassFixed Income
BenchmarkBarclays US 1-3 Y Govt Float Adj TR USD
CategoryU.S. Government
FocusBroad Market
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$2.16 billion
Average Daily Volume$243,627.00
Discount/Premium0.07%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.06%
Other Expenses0.01%
Total Expenses0.07%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.07%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
AdvisorThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
DistributorVanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer AgentThe Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VGSH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF's stock symbol?

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VGSH."

How often does Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF?

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, July 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.094 per share on Monday, August 6th. This represents a $1.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 1st. View Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF's Dividend History.

Has Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VGSH stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 45.47 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF.

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

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (16.22%), Morgan Stanley (3.05%), Valmark Advisers Inc. (1.63%), Milestone Group Inc. (1.38%), Madison Investment Holdings Inc. (1.05%) and AdvisorNet Financial Inc (0.99%).

Which major investors are selling Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF stock?

VGSH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jane Street Group LLC, Madison Investment Holdings Inc., Capital One National Association, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Perella Weinberg Partners Capital Management LP, AdvisorNet Financial Inc, Quantum Capital Management and Girard Partners LTD..

Which major investors are buying Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF stock?

VGSH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Valmark Advisers Inc., Milestone Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Partners Capital Investment Group LLP, Raymond James & Associates, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Morgan Stanley.

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

Shares of VGSH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF's stock price today?

One share of VGSH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.88.

How big of a company is Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF?

Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF has a market capitalization of $2.02 billion.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (NASDAQ VGSH)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  39 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  46 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  85
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VGSH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VGSH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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