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VCLT - Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF

Stock Price: $102.95 USD 0.37 (0.36%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $102.70 -0.25 (-0.24%) Apr 21, 4:55 PM
Assets $5.53B
NAV $102.57
Expense Ratio 0.05%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) 0.28
Dividend (ttm) $3.36
Dividend Yield 3.28%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $102.95
Previous Close $102.58
Change ($) 0.37
Change (%) 0.36%
Day's Open 102.48
Day's Range 102.33 - 103.02
Day's Volume 588,551
52-Week Range 94.48 - 110.99

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted corporate bond index with a long-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 10+ Year Corporate Bond Index. This index includes U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable securities issued by industrial, utility, and financial companies, with maturities greater than 10 years. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

Asset Class
Fixed Income
Sector
Bonds
Region
Global
Inception Date
Nov 19, 2009
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
VCLT
Index Tracked
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Long Corporate Index

Top 10 Holdings

3.29% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Companyn/a0.53%
CVS Health Corpn/a0.39%
Anheuser-Busch Companies LLC / Anheuser-Busch InBev Worldwide Incn/a0.37%
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.n/a0.36%
Bank of America Corporationn/a0.29%
AT&T Incn/a0.28%
AbbVie Inc.n/a0.27%
AT&T Incn/a0.27%
The Boeing Companyn/a0.26%
Microsoft Corporationn/a0.26%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.279Apr 7, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.248Mar 4, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.2781Feb 4, 2021
Dec 23, 2020$0.279Dec 29, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.2675Dec 4, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.2865Nov 5, 2020
Full Dividend History

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