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Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF (VGSH)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US92206C1027
CUSIP
92206C102
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Nov 23, 2009
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Government Bonds
Expense Ratio
0.05%
Index Tracked
Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index
ETF Home Page
personal.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Bond

VGSHPrice Chart


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VGSHPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $11,406 for a total return of roughly 14.06%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VGSHReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD-0.58%-3.97%
1M-0.62%-0.94%
6M-1.17%7.48%
1Y-1.17%21.47%
5Y1.44%15.05%
10Y0.97%13.31%

VGSHMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VGSHSharpe 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 Treasury ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.37. 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.


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VGSHDividends

Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF granted a 0.67% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jan 19, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.40 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.40$0.40$1.07$1.39$1.08$0.66$0.50$0.43$0.28$0.21$0.32$0.47$0.47

Dividend yield

0.67%0.66%1.76%2.33%1.88%1.17%0.89%0.77%0.50%0.37%0.58%0.85%0.87%

VGSHDrawdowns Chart

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


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VGSHWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard Short-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 Short-Term Treasury ETF is 1.34%, recorded on Jan 18, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-1.34%Apr 21, 2021189Jan 18, 2022
-1.09%Sep 8, 2017173May 16, 2018130Nov 19, 2018303
-0.94%Jul 6, 2016115Dec 15, 2016159Aug 4, 2017274
-0.83%Nov 5, 201067Feb 10, 201158May 5, 2011125
-0.71%Oct 15, 201544Dec 16, 201531Feb 2, 201675
-0.65%Sep 5, 20197Sep 13, 201913Oct 2, 201920
-0.6%Mar 3, 201023Apr 5, 201021May 4, 201044
-0.53%Oct 16, 201448Dec 23, 201414Jan 14, 201562
-0.48%Mar 10, 20202Mar 11, 20207Mar 20, 20209
-0.47%Feb 12, 201621Mar 14, 201617Apr 7, 201638

VGSHVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF volatility is 1.26%. 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.


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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