VCSH:NSD-Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (USD)

ETF | Short-Term Bond | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 81.20


+0.02 (+0.02)%

Market Cap

USD 31.81B



Average Target Price

Average Analyst Rating


STA Verdict



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 Bloomberg 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. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2020-01-17 )

Largest Industry Peers for Short-Term Bond

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
LMBS First Trust Low Duration Oppor.. 0.68 %

+0.03 (+0.05%)

ISTB iShares Core 1-5 Year USD Bond.. 0.06 %

+0.02 (+0.04%)

SLQD iShares 0-5 Year Investment Gr.. 0.06 %

+0.03 (+0.06%)

LDRI Invesco LadderRite 0-5 Year Co.. 0.22 %

+0.01 (+0.02%)


ETFs Containing VCSH

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
VTC Vanguard Total Corporate .. 0.00 % 0.05 %

+0.05 (+0.05%)


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Short-Term Bond)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 0.21% 40% F 37% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 0.21% 40% F 36% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 3.76% 100% A+ 43% F
Dividend Return 2.46% 100% A+ 54% F
Total Return 6.22% 100% A+ 44% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 1.37% 80% B- 42% F
Dividend Return 10.70% 80% B- 44% F
Total Return 12.07% 80% B- 42% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.18% 80% B- 38% F
Dividend Return 2.15% 80% B- 57% F
Total Return 2.32% 80% B- 40% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 2.09% 40% F 99% A+
Risk Adjusted Return 110.72% 60% D- 94% A
Market Capitalization 31.81B 100% A+ 98% A+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

STA Verdict Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.