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VGLT - Vanguard Long-Term Government Bond ETF

Stock Price: $84.68 USD -0.16 (-0.19%)
Updated Apr 19, 2021 12:27 PM EDT - Market open
Assets $2.25B
NAV $85.42
Expense Ratio 0.05%
PE Ratio n/a
Beta (5Y) -0.24
Dividend (ttm) $1.97
Dividend Yield 2.30%
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 1, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 19
Last Price $84.68
Previous Close $84.84
Change ($) -0.16
Change (%) -0.19%
Day's Open 84.54
Day's Range 84.43 - 84.87
Day's Volume 221,049
52-Week Range 81.19 - 103.39

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted Treasury 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. Long Treasury Bond Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury (not including inflation-protected bonds), 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
Taxable Bonds
Region
North America
Inception Date
Nov 19, 2009
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
VGLT
Index Tracked
Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Government Long Float Adjusted Index

Top 10 Holdings

30.37% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
United States Treasury Bondsn/a3.65%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a3.50%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a3.28%
United States Treasury BondsT 1.375 08/15/503.20%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a3.15%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a3.05%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a2.71%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a2.66%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a2.63%
United States Treasury Bondsn/a2.54%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Apr 1, 2021$0.136Apr 7, 2021
Mar 1, 2021$0.1234Mar 4, 2021
Feb 1, 2021$0.1349Feb 4, 2021
Dec 23, 2020$0.426Dec 29, 2020
Dec 1, 2020$0.1331Dec 4, 2020
Nov 2, 2020$0.1357Nov 5, 2020
Full Dividend History

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