Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF (VGSH)

NASDAQ: VGSH · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
60.48
-0.02 (-0.03%)
At close: Jan 20, 2022 4:00 PM
60.50
0.02 (0.03%)
After-hours:Jan 20, 2022 6:41 PM EST
Assets$13.78B
NAV$60.49
Expense Ratio0.04%
PE Ration/a
Shares Out227.85M
Dividend (ttm)$0.42
Dividend Yield0.69%
Ex-Dividend DateDec 23, 2021
1-Year Return-1.80%
Volume1,457,143
Open60.49
Previous Close60.50
Day's Range60.48 - 60.50
52-Week Low60.47
52-Week High60.47
Beta-0.04
Holdings95
Inception DateNov 19, 2009

About VGSH

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted Treasury index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays US Treasury 1-3 Year Bond Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury (not including inflation-protected securities), all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

Asset ClassFixed Income
SectorBonds
RegionNorth America
IssuerVanguard Group
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolVGSH
Index TrackedBloomberg Barclays U.S. Government 1-3 Year Float Adjusted Index

Top 10 Holdings

22.42% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.75%
Mktliq 12/31/2049N/A2.62%
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.59%
Us DollarN/A2.46%
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.15%
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.06%
United States Treasury NotesN/A2.02%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.95%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.92%
United States Treasury NotesN/A1.90%
View More Holdings

Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 23, 2021$0.2199Dec 29, 2021
Dec 1, 2021$0.0148Dec 6, 2021
Nov 1, 2021$0.0148Nov 4, 2021
Oct 1, 2021$0.0147Oct 6, 2021
Sep 1, 2021$0.0173Sep 7, 2021
Aug 2, 2021$0.018Aug 5, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

3 Bond ETFs to Consider for the Current Market

Rising inflation and interest rates are enough headwinds for the bond market, but there are options despite the tricky economic environment that bond investors face. There's still a place for bonds in a...

Other symbols:VTIPVYM
1 week ago - ETF Trends

Treasury Notes Rang in the New Year With Bearishness

The first trading day of the new year saw benchmark Treasury notes ring in 2022 with bearishness with global bonds dropping across the board. “The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield rose by nearly 0.13 pe...

Other symbols:VGLT
2 weeks ago - ETF Trends

4 Bond ETFs to Combat Market Uncertainty Today

The Omicron variant and rising inflation are adding a heavy dose of uncertainty in the markets, making it necessary to shorten duration in bonds. With the Federal Reserve eyeing rate hikes in 2022, gett...

Other symbols:BSVVCSHVUSB
4 weeks ago - ETF Trends

Have Confidence in Treasury Notes Amid Rising Yields With VGSH

U.S. Treasury yields have been on the move higher, making fixed income investors wary of shortening their duration with ETFs such as the Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF (VGSH). Shortening duration can ...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Still Want Bond Exposure But Not A Lot of Risk? Try “VGSH”

The biggest players in the bond market are wondering whether pessimism in an economic recovery will eventually rattle investors. As such, this might be an opportune time to give short-term bonds a close...

5 months ago - ETF Trends

Looking to Buy Treasury ETFs on the Dip?

While inflationary pressures continue to irk investors, it seems unfathomable to many people that long-term Treasury yields could continue to fall. A number of Treasury yields have done just that, inclu...

Other symbols:VGLT
6 months ago - ETF Trends

Investing Cases for Long-Term and Short-Term Treasury Notes

Long-term and short-term bonds, particularly safe haven government options like Treasury notes, can give portfolios the fixed income exposure they require. Which one is best for an investor?

Other symbols:VGLT
6 months ago - ETF Trends

6 ETFs Perfect to Grow Your IRA

Whether you want low maintenance or more control, this list has options for you.

Other symbols:AOAAORIWVSPYVTC
7 months ago - The Motley Fool

Wary of Rising Yields? Turn to Short-Term Treasury Bonds

The potential for higher interest rates is putting assets like the Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF (VGSH) in the spotlight. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve is trying its best to ease markets that have b...

7 months ago - ETF Trends

ETF Asset Report of April

The S&P 500 & the total stock market ETFs garnered the maximum assets in April.

8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

A Bearish Take on Treasury Bond ETFs

As investors grow more optimistic about the economic recovery, safe-haven assets like Treasury bond ETFs may be losing their appeal. According to IHS Markit Ltd data, short interest in the iShares 20+ Y...

Other symbols:TBFTBTTLTTMVTTT
8 months ago - ETF Trends

Take Buffett's Advice: 5 Vanguard Funds to Buy

Warren Buffett believes index funds are the way to go for most investors. Here is a group of five ETFs and mutual funds from Vanguard Funds worth owning.

Other symbols:VDCVSS
8 months ago - InvestorPlace

Capital Investment Services of America, Inc..

Milwaukee, WI, based Investment company Capital Investment Services of America, Inc. (Current Portfolio) buys iShares 1-3 Year Treasury Bond ETF, NVIDIA Corp, Veeva Systems Inc, Vanguard Short-Term Gove...

Other symbols:HDNVDASHYUNHVEEVVOO
9 months ago - GuruFocus

Take Buffett’s Advice: 5 Vanguard Funds to Buy

Warren Buffett believes index funds are the way to go for most investors. Here is a group of five ETFs and mutual funds from Vanguard Funds worth owning.

Other symbols:VDCVSS
1 year ago - InvestorPlace

Short-Term Treasury ETF (VGSH) Hits New 52-Week High

This Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF has hit a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store?

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Short-Term Treasury ETFs to Tap: Here's Why

The Fed is likely to recommence purchase of short-term U.S. treasury bonds, which may give a boost to these ETFs.

Other symbols:SCHOSHYSTIPUSFR
2 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

Keep it Short With This Vanguard Bond ETF

Although the Federal Reserve has lowered interest rates twice this year and could continue doing so, some investors may want to manage duration risk with short-term Treasury ETFs, such as the Vanguard S...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

Take Buffett’s Advice: Vanguard Funds to Buy

Warren Buffett believes index funds are the way to go for most investors. Here is a group of five ETFs and mutual funds from Vanguard Funds worth owning.

Other symbols:VDCVSS
2 years ago - InvestorPlace