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Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF

VCSH
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92206C4096
CUSIP
92206C409
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Nov 23, 2009
Region
Developed Markets (Broad)
Category
Corporate Bonds
Expense Ratio
0.05%
Index Tracked
Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Bond

VCSHPrice Chart


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VCSHPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Short-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 $14,125 for a total return of roughly 41.25%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VCSH (Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
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VCSHReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M0.15%
YTD-0.44%
6M0.42%
1Y3.92%
5Y3.05%
10Y2.89%

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VCSHSharpe 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 Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF Sharpe ratio is 2.52. A Sharpe ratio higher than 2.0 is considered very good.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


VCSH (Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
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VCSHDividends

Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF granted a 2.05% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Apr 11, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.69 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.69$1.89$2.33$2.07$1.79$1.67$1.51$1.60$1.64$1.84$1.89$1.86
Dividend yield
2.05%2.27%2.87%2.65%2.25%2.10%1.91%2.01%2.05%2.29%2.43%2.40%

VCSHDrawdowns Chart


VCSH (Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
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VCSHWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Short-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 {{portfolioName}} is 12.86%, recorded on Mar 19, 2020. It took 48 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth
Start
To Bottom
Bottom
To Recover
End
Total
-12.86%Mar 6, 202010Mar 19, 202048May 28, 202058
-2.53%May 3, 201336Jun 24, 201387Oct 25, 2013123
-2%Nov 5, 201028Dec 15, 201085Apr 18, 2011113
-1.99%Aug 5, 201146Oct 10, 201168Jan 18, 2012114
-1.66%Jul 7, 2016114Dec 15, 201675Apr 5, 2017189
-1.51%Sep 11, 2017132Mar 20, 2018189Dec 18, 2018321
-1.2%Oct 28, 201536Dec 17, 201560Mar 16, 201696
-1.02%Feb 12, 202116Mar 8, 2021
-0.93%Apr 17, 201550Jun 26, 201568Oct 2, 2015118
-0.9%May 19, 201011Jun 3, 201014Jun 23, 201025

VCSHVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF volatility is 1.21%. 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.


VCSH (Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF)
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