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Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Jun 24, 2022

BND is a passive ETF by Vanguard tracking the investment results of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. BND launched on Apr 3, 2007 and has a 0.03% expense ratio.

ETF Info

Inception DateApr 3, 2007
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryTotal Bond Market
Expense Ratio0.03%
Index TrackedBarclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index
ETF Home Pageadvisors.vanguard.com
Asset ClassBond

Trading Data

Previous Close$74.97
Year Range$73.30 - $85.35
EMA (50)$76.05
EMA (200)$79.93
Average Volume$8.02M

BNDShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,460 for a total return of roughly 34.60%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

BND (Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF)
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BNDReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


BNDMonthly Returns Heatmap

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BNDSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.81. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

BND (Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF)
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BNDDividend History

Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF granted a 2.26% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.70 per share.


Dividend yield


BNDDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

BND (Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF)
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BNDWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF is 14.96%, recorded on Jun 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-14.96%Aug 7, 2020467Jun 14, 2022
-8.67%Mar 9, 20204Mar 12, 202049May 21, 202053
-5.18%May 3, 201387Sep 5, 2013173May 14, 2014260
-4.75%Jul 11, 2016112Dec 15, 2016180Sep 5, 2017292
-3.59%Nov 5, 201028Dec 15, 201099May 9, 2011127
-3.54%Sep 8, 2017174May 17, 2018158Jan 3, 2019332
-3.13%Feb 2, 201590Jun 10, 2015169Feb 10, 2016259
-2.17%Sep 5, 20197Sep 13, 201988Jan 21, 202095
-1.5%Sep 23, 201116Oct 14, 201112Nov 1, 201128
-1.39%Feb 28, 201215Mar 19, 201215Apr 10, 201230

BNDVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF volatility is 13.83%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

BND (Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF)
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SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
AGGSep 22, 20030.05%-10.57%1.49%1.95%Compare BND and AGG
BIVApr 3, 20070.04%-11.02%1.90%3.45%Compare BND and BIV
BLVApr 3, 20070.04%-21.59%2.52%4.07%Compare BND and BLV
BNDWSep 4, 20180.06%-10.47%0.56%2.91%Compare BND and BNDW
BNDXMay 31, 20130.07%-10.34%1.97%4.16%Compare BND and BNDX
SCHZJul 14, 20110.04%-10.77%1.37%2.39%Compare BND and SCHZ
VGSHNov 19, 20090.04%-3.15%0.69%0.73%Compare BND and VGSH

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