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Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF (BSV)

NYSEARCA: BSV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
81.95 -0.05 (-0.06%)
Sep 24, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.05%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out512.08M
Dividend (ttm)$1.08
Dividend Yield1.32%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 1, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close82.00
Day's Range81.95 - 82.00
52-Week Low81.68
52-Week High82.37
Inception DateApr 3, 2007

About BSV

The investment seeks to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities between 1 and 5 years and are publicly issued. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of its assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.

Asset ClassFixed Income
SectorTaxable Bonds
IssuerVanguard Group
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolBSV
Index TrackedBloomberg Barclays U.S. Government/Credit 1-5 Year Float Adjusted Index

Top 10 Holdings

16.56% of assets
United States Treasury NotesN/A3.39%
United States Treasury NotesT 0.5 02/28/262.17%
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.06%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.70%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.46%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.23%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.20%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.19%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.08%
United States Treasury NotesT 2.125 12/31/221.08%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 1, 2021$0.07575Sep 7, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.071607Aug 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021$0.07845Jul 7, 2021
Jun 1, 2021$0.0827Jun 4, 2021
May 3, 2021$0.084391May 6, 2021
Apr 1, 2021$0.08904Apr 7, 2021
Full Dividend History


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