Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT)

NASDAQ: VCLT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.31 (-0.40%)
At close: May 17, 2024, 4:00 PM
+1.57 (2.06%)
After-hours: May 17, 2024, 7:45 PM EDT
Assets $8.70B
Expense Ratio 0.04%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 112.85M
Dividend (ttm) $3.81
Dividend Yield 5.00%
Ex-Dividend Date May 1, 2024
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return -0.70%
Volume 1,161,875
Open 76.37
Previous Close 76.59
Day's Range 76.21 - 76.52
52-Week Low 67.47
52-Week High 81.11
Beta 0.47
Holdings 2888
Inception Date Nov 19, 2009

About VCLT

Fund Home Page

The Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Bloomberg US Corporate (10+ Y) index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of investment-grade fixed-rate corporate bonds with maturities greater than 10 years. VCLT was launched on Nov 19, 2009 and is issued by Vanguard.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Long-Term Bond
Region North America
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol VCLT
ETF Provider Vanguard
Index Tracked Bloomberg US Corporate (10+ Y)


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
May 1, 2024 $0.323 May 6, 2024
Apr 1, 2024 $0.3181 Apr 4, 2024
Mar 1, 2024 $0.2865 Mar 6, 2024
Feb 1, 2024 $0.3398 Feb 6, 2024
Dec 22, 2023 $0.3286 Dec 28, 2023
Dec 1, 2023 $0.3083 Dec 6, 2023
Full Dividend History


Investor Demand Spurs Businesses to Issue More Bonds

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2 days ago - ETF Trends

Rosy Corporate Earnings Outlook Could Fuel These ETFs

As a Wall Street Journal report noted, corporate profits are on the rise after a majority of companies have reported their first-quarter earnings. In turn, this could bring more fixed income investors...

Other symbols: VCITVCSHVTC
4 days ago - ETF Trends

As Companies Offload Debt, Consider Corporate Bonds

The higher-for-longer interest rate narrative continues to play out as the U.S. Federal Reserve opted to once again keep rates unchanged. Rather than wait for interest rate cuts, some companies are op...

Other symbols: VCSHVTC
11 days ago - ETF Trends

Higher Credit Quality Increases Demand for Corporate Bonds

The demand for corporate bonds is extending beyond the need for yield. As credit quality conditions improve for corporate bonds, they also offer credit risk mitigation in tandem with higher yield vers...

Other symbols: VCSHVTC
5 weeks ago - ETF Trends

How Much Credit Risk Should You Take On?

In the first quarter of 2024, fixed income investors turned to investment-grade corporate bond ETFs. The Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT) pulled in $2.3 billion, while the Vanguard...

5 weeks ago - ETF Trends

Corporate Bonds See Heightened Interest Ahead of Rate Cuts

A flurry of investor interest is taking place in the corporate bond market. As the central bank reiterated its intention to institute rate cuts after a recent pause, investors could be scrambling for ...

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6 weeks ago - ETF Trends

Here's a Long-Term, Higher-Quality Option for Yield

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6 weeks ago - ETF Trends

Best Bonds For Income

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8 months ago - Forbes

Best Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETFs for Q1 2021

The best investment grade corporate bond ETFs for Q1 2021 are SPLB, IGLB, and VCLT.

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3 years ago - Investopedia

There are discrepancies brewing in bond ETFs. Here's what they could mean

Bond exchange-traded funds have been trading at notable discounts to their net asset values. Dave Nadig of ETF Trends and Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA Research share some ideas on the phenomenon with CNBC'...

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4 years ago - CNBC Television