PortfoliosLab logo

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF

VCLT
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92206C8139
CUSIP
92206C813
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Nov 23, 2009
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Corporate Bonds
Expense Ratio
0.05%
Index Tracked
Barclays U.S. 10+ Year Corporate Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Bond

VCLTPrice Chart


Chart placeholderClick Calculate to get results
S&P 500

VCLTPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $23,479 for a total return of roughly 134.79%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VCLT (Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VCLTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-2.56%
6M3.14%
YTD-4.09%
1Y1.16%
5Y6.00%
10Y6.76%

VCLTMonthly Returns Heatmap


Chart placeholderClick Calculate to get results

VCLTSharpe 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 Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.08. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


VCLT (Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VCLTDividends

Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF granted a 3.15% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 9, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $3.28 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$3.28$3.51$3.87$3.88$3.84$3.87$3.94$3.97$4.01$4.20$3.95$4.45

Dividend yield

3.15%3.16%3.81%4.55%4.01%4.33%4.68%4.29%4.83%4.58%4.56%5.73%

VCLTDrawdowns Chart

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


VCLT (Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VCLTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond 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 Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF is 28.19%, recorded on Mar 19, 2020. It took 76 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-28.19%Mar 9, 20209Mar 19, 202076Jul 8, 202085
-13.65%May 3, 201377Aug 21, 2013174May 1, 2014251
-11.72%Feb 2, 2015102Jun 26, 2015236Jun 3, 2016338
-10.92%Aug 7, 2020154Mar 18, 202196Aug 4, 2021250
-9.87%Dec 18, 2017241Nov 30, 201880Mar 29, 2019321
-9.06%Jul 12, 2016101Dec 1, 2016133Jun 14, 2017234
-8.02%Aug 25, 201080Dec 16, 2010104May 17, 2011184
-5.41%Feb 29, 201215Mar 20, 201238May 14, 201253
-5.31%Aug 29, 201911Sep 13, 201973Dec 27, 201984
-5.15%Nov 2, 201121Dec 1, 201130Jan 17, 201251

VCLTVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF volatility is 12.40%. 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.


VCLT (Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

Portfolios with Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF


Loading data...

More Tools for Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF