Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH)

NASDAQ: VCSH · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.09 (0.12%)
Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $35.04B
Expense Ratio 0.04%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 460.36M
Dividend (ttm) $2.58
Dividend Yield 3.36%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2024
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return +0.47%
Volume 3,790,300
Open 76.61
Previous Close 76.55
Day's Range 76.61 - 76.69
52-Week Low 74.43
52-Week High 77.72
Beta 0.06
Holdings 2520
Inception Date Nov 19, 2009

About VCSH

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The Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Bloomberg US Corporate (1-5 Y) index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of investment-grade, fixed-rate corporate bonds with maturities between 1 and 5 years. VCSH was launched on Nov 19, 2009 and is issued by Vanguard.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Short-Term Bond
Region North America
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol VCSH
ETF Provider Vanguard
Index Tracked Bloomberg US Corporate (1-5 Y)


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Apr 1, 2024 $0.2479 Apr 4, 2024
Mar 1, 2024 $0.229 Mar 6, 2024
Feb 1, 2024 $0.234 Feb 6, 2024
Dec 22, 2023 $0.2312 Dec 28, 2023
Dec 1, 2023 $0.2164 Dec 6, 2023
Nov 1, 2023 $0.2267 Nov 6, 2023
Full Dividend History


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