Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)

NYSEARCA: BSV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.14 (0.19%)
Nov 29, 2023, 10:50 AM EST - Market open
Assets $32.85B
Expense Ratio 0.04%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.75
Dividend Yield 2.29%
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 1, 2023
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return +1.06%
Volume 372,407
Open 76.21
Previous Close 76.08
Day's Range 76.20 - 76.32
52-Week Low 74.61
52-Week High 77.15
Beta n/a
Holdings 2667
Inception Date Apr 3, 2007

About BSV

Fund Home Page

The Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in investment grade fixed income. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of US-government bonds, investment-grade corporate and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds with maturities of 1-5 years. BSV was launched on Apr 3, 2007 and is issued by Vanguard.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Short-Term Bond
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol BSV
ETF Provider Vanguard
Index Tracked Bloomberg US Government/Credit - Float Adjusted (1-5 Y)


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Nov 1, 2023 $0.1861 Nov 6, 2023
Oct 2, 2023 $0.17184 Oct 5, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 $0.17059 Sep 7, 2023
Aug 1, 2023 $0.16734 Aug 4, 2023
Jul 3, 2023 $0.14741 Jul 7, 2023
Jun 1, 2023 $0.14629 Jun 6, 2023
Full Dividend History


Bond Yields Keep Rising as Economy Remains Resilient

Despite the Fed's aggressive monetary tightening and the regional banking crisis earlier this year, the U.S. economy has been surprisingly resilient. Bond yields continue to rise, with long-term Treas...

Other symbols: BIVBND
2 months ago - ETF Trends

Consider High-Quality Bonds if a Recession Doesn't Hit This Year

Vanguard entered 2023 forecasting that a recession would hit the U.S. this year. Now, the firm has pushed out the timeline for a U.S. recession to 2024.

Other symbols: BND
2 months ago - ETF Trends

Best Low-Volatility ETFs for When the Market is a Roller Coaster

It's been a volatile few years for the stock market, and that has investors sniffing out low-volatility ETFs. Just understand their strengths and their limitations.

7 months ago - Kiplinger

Vanguard: We're Not Ready to Be Risk-On Just Yet

Despite a volatile first quarter, fixed income provided investment portfolios with stability and, as its name implies, income. But a recent analysis from Vanguard argues that, while the Bloomberg U.S....

Other symbols: VCSHVGSH
7 months ago - ETF Trends

Companies Announce 90,000 Layoffs in March

U.S. companies announced nearly 90,000 layoffs in March, up 15% from the 78,000 announced in February and up 319% from the more than 21,000 cuts announced in the same month in 2022, according to a rep...

Other symbols: BIVBLV
8 months ago - ETF Trends

Consider a Defensive Approach to Fixed Income

The Federal Reserve's latest rate hike of 25 basis points shows that its fight against inflation isn't over, but we may be getting closer to the end of the rate hike cycle. But with inflation still hi...

Other symbols: VCSHVGSHVUSB
8 months ago - ETF Trends

Add More Duration to Your Portfolio

Amid the Federal Reserve's interest rate-hiking campaign that it kicked off in 2022, many advisors have turned to cash and cash equivalents bonds. Since cash and short-duration securities are less sen...

Other symbols: BLVBNDVUSB
8 months ago - ETF Trends

Target Broad-Based Fixed Income While Prices are Low & Yields Are High

After a historically bad year for bonds, investors and industry insiders have become far more bullish on fixed income for 2023. Last year, falling bond prices overshadowed whatever benefits were gaine...

Other symbols: BIVBLVBND
11 months ago - ETF Trends

Here's why some fund managers expect a bond resurgence

Bonds in portfolios have disappointed many investors over the past decade, but some fund managers expect a big resurgence. CNBC's Kristina Partsinevelos joins 'Squawk on the Street' with the details.

Other symbols: HYGIGSHV
11 months ago - CNBC Television

Consider High-Quality Bond Funds Before a Recession Hits

While it's likely that the Federal Reserve's attempts to bring down inflation through interest rate hikes will eventually succeed, it will also lead to a worldwide economic downturn, according to Vang...

Other symbols: BIVBLVBND
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Fixed Income Offers Opportunities Not Seen in Over a Decade

Fixed income offers investment opportunities not seen in more than a decade, particularly in investment-grade products, according to BlackRock Americas iShares Investment Strategy Head Gargi Chaudhuri...

Other symbols: BNDVTIP
1 year ago - ETF Trends

As Fixed Income Mutual Funds See Outflows, ETFs Find Inflows

ETFs have drastically changed the landscape of equity investing, but this year has greatly accelerated the rise of the fixed income ETF. Mutual funds have witnessed $446 billion in outflows this year,...

Other symbols: BNDVTIP
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Target Short-Term, Investment-Grade Bonds With BSV & VUSB

With volatile markets, rising rates, and a sagging economy, it's not surprising that many investors are becoming more risk-off. Fixed income investors in particular are turning towards investment-grad...

Other symbols: VUSB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Volatile Bond Market Creates Excitement for Traders

Needless to say, it's been a roller coaster ride for the bond markets in 2022, but heavy volatility can be a trader's friend. With bond prices moving up and down (mostly down as yields push higher), i...

Other symbols: BND
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Want Yield and Rate Risk Mitigation? Go Short-Term on Bonds

With short-term Treasury yields rising, it's an opportune time to get short-duration bond exposure. The bonds are an ideal option for fixed income investors looking for the dual benefit of more yield ...

Other symbols: VGSH
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Notable Economist Touts Short-Term Fixed Income and Cash

If cash is king, then short-term fixed income can share the throne in the current market uncertainty, according to notable economist Mohamed El-Erian. Stocks and bonds had been headed downward togethe...

Other symbols: VGSH
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Fixed Income ETFs Take Center Stage After Jackson Hole

Investors show little stomach for gyrating stock prices.

Other symbols: BILVGSH
1 year ago - ETFcom

As Fed Tightening Gets More Aggressive, Consider This ETF

The U.S. Federal Reserve looks primed and ready to continue raising interest rates until the economy spins off into a recession. That's giving traders more fodder to push for moves that play off this ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Bond ETFs Have Been Regaining Their Safe-Haven Appeal

Government bond-related exchange traded funds have attracted record-high net inflows over May as increased uncertainty pushed investors toward traditional safe-haven assets. For example, among the mos...

Other symbols: BILMUB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Shorten Duration in a Down Bond Market With These ETFs

The current market is certainly confounding investors looking at their bond portfolios and seeing nothing but red. Bonds are supposed to shield a portfolio when the stock market goes awry, but one str...

Other symbols: VGSH
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Investors Are Diving Back Into Treasury Bond ETFs

U.S. government bonds and related exchange traded funds are beginning to gain traction as investors look at the more attractive valuations following the rising rates. Among the most popular ETF plays ...

Other symbols: BILTLT
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Stay Short and Defensive With These 2 ETFs

The current bond market is certainly confounding fixed income investors as yields rocket higher while bond prices plummet. When in doubt, the best option right now could be to stay short and defensive...

Other symbols: VGSH
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Junk Bonds Are Also Feeling the Stock Market Pain

A risk-off sentiment was going to catch up to the junk bond market at some point as the major stock market indexes continue to see red. Getting high yield exposure was ideal in a low-rate environment,...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Vanguard Cuts Fees On 4 Bond ETFs

‘BND' is getting a half-basis point haircut.

Other symbols: BIVBLVBND
1 year ago - ETFcom

Vanguard Lowers Fees on 4 Bond ETFs

Vanguard today reported expense ratio reductions for four broadly diversified bond ETFs.  The ETFs affected include the Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF (BIV), the Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV)...

Other symbols: BIVBLVBND
1 year ago - ETF Trends