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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 $11,538 for a total return of roughly 15.38%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
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VGSHReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M0.01%
6M0.05%
YTD0.01%
1Y0.03%
5Y1.61%
10Y1.07%

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 0.06. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
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VGSHDividends

Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF granted a 1.09% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Sep 18, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.67 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.67$1.08$1.39$1.08$0.66$0.51$0.40$0.28$0.21$0.32$0.47$0.47

Dividend yield

1.09%1.75%2.28%1.79%1.10%0.84%0.65%0.46%0.34%0.52%0.76%0.78%

VGSHDrawdowns Chart

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


VGSH (Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF)
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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 1.09%, recorded on May 16, 2018. It took 130 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-1.09%Sep 8, 2017173May 16, 2018130Nov 19, 2018303
-0.94%Jul 6, 2016115Dec 15, 2016154Jul 28, 2017269
-0.83%Nov 5, 201065Feb 8, 201160May 5, 2011125
-0.78%Oct 15, 201544Dec 16, 201532Feb 3, 201676
-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%Jan 16, 201534Mar 6, 201518Apr 1, 201552
-0.46%Feb 12, 201621Mar 14, 201617Apr 7, 201638

VGSHVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF volatility is 0.49%. 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)
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