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Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF (VGIT)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 13, 2022

VGIT is a passive ETF by Vanguard tracking the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 3-10 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. VGIT launched on Nov 19, 2009 and has a 0.04% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS92206C7065
CUSIP92206C706
IssuerVanguard
Inception DateNov 19, 2009
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategoryGovernment Bonds
Expense Ratio0.04%
Index TrackedBarclays U.S. 3-10 Year Government Float Adjusted Index
ETF Home Pageadvisors.vanguard.com
Asset ClassBond

Trading Data

Previous Close$61.54
Year Range$59.18 - $67.14
EMA (50)$61.33
EMA (200)$63.11
Average Volume$2.15M

VGITShare Price Chart


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VGITPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,383 for a total return of roughly 33.83%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-3.87%
-2.76%
VGIT (Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

VGITReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M0.57%12.08%
6M-3.65%-4.97%
YTD-6.84%-10.20%
1Y-8.16%-3.65%
5Y0.79%11.89%
10Y1.13%11.81%

VGITMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-1.58%-0.46%-3.22%-2.47%0.66%-0.65%1.91%-1.16%
2021-0.45%-1.38%-1.18%0.66%0.31%0.17%1.18%-0.30%-0.98%-0.72%0.45%-0.42%
20202.22%2.08%2.94%-0.02%0.36%0.11%0.48%-0.39%0.14%-0.63%0.19%0.04%
20190.44%-0.25%1.78%-0.13%2.08%0.95%-0.10%2.49%-0.74%0.28%-0.40%-0.32%
2018-1.45%-0.47%0.71%-0.88%0.79%0.07%-0.32%0.71%-0.75%-0.04%0.97%2.06%
20170.36%0.44%0.06%0.79%0.60%-0.47%0.42%0.91%-0.89%-0.19%-0.36%0.03%
20162.14%0.75%0.22%-0.17%-0.17%2.07%0.05%-0.72%0.44%-0.92%-2.58%-0.19%
20152.49%-1.53%0.78%-0.15%-0.08%-0.82%0.88%-0.08%1.21%-0.62%-0.41%-0.01%
20141.71%0.30%-0.69%0.56%1.04%-0.14%-0.49%1.14%-0.64%1.07%0.72%-0.08%
2013-0.53%0.67%0.17%0.78%-1.75%-1.48%0.06%-0.80%1.26%0.60%-0.20%-1.44%
20120.61%-0.73%-1.01%1.70%1.17%-0.13%0.80%0.08%-0.03%-0.36%0.64%-0.54%
20110.08%-0.59%-0.16%1.59%1.91%-0.23%2.19%2.77%0.54%-0.49%0.63%1.05%
20101.71%0.48%-0.69%0.87%1.61%2.31%0.84%1.99%0.35%0.40%-1.06%-1.80%

VGITSharpe 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 Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.39. 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.


-2.00-1.000.001.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-1.39
-0.20
VGIT (Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

VGITDividend History

Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF granted a 1.91% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.17 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.17$1.13$1.55$1.47$1.30$1.07$1.08$1.09$1.00$1.02$1.68$1.39$1.86

Dividend yield

1.91%1.71%2.29%2.34%2.20%1.83%1.88%1.91%1.78%1.91%3.05%2.58%3.78%

VGITDrawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-10.02%
-10.77%
VGIT (Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

VGITWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury 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 Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF is 13.33%, recorded on Jun 14, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-13.33%Aug 5, 2020469Jun 14, 2022
-5.49%Nov 5, 201065Feb 8, 201189Jun 16, 2011154
-5.38%Jul 6, 2016470May 16, 2018213Mar 22, 2019683
-5.1%May 2, 201388Sep 5, 2013278Oct 13, 2014366
-2.7%Feb 2, 201590Jun 10, 201577Sep 29, 2015167
-2.5%Feb 1, 201233Mar 19, 201233May 4, 201266
-2.47%Sep 23, 201125Oct 27, 201135Dec 16, 201160
-2.31%Mar 10, 20207Mar 18, 20203Mar 23, 202010
-2.24%Oct 15, 201518Nov 9, 201554Jan 28, 201672
-2.23%Sep 5, 20197Sep 13, 201992Jan 27, 202099

VGITVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF volatility is 9.20%. 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.


0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
9.20%
16.68%
VGIT (Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

VGITAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
IEIJan 11, 20070.15%-6.38%1.02%0.92%Compare VGIT and IEI
VGLTNov 19, 20090.04%-19.89%1.66%2.35%Compare VGIT and VGLT

Portfolios with Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury ETF


Portfolio NameYTD Return10Y ReturnDiv. Yield10Y VolatilityMax. DrawdownSharpe RatioExpense Ratio
FundAdvice Ultimate Buy & Hold Portfolio-8.89%6.59%2.91%11.69%-27.38%-0.450.14%
Gyroscopic Investing Desert Portfolio-9.57%6.50%1.57%8.15%-17.75%-0.500.06%
Pinwheel Portfolio-10.20%6.73%2.16%12.50%-28.78%-0.440.09%