Vanguard Total Corporate Bond ETF (VTC)

NASDAQ: VTC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.68 (0.87%)
Aug 12, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $568.06M
NAV $78.57
Expense Ratio 0.04%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 7.23M
Dividend (ttm) $2.16
Dividend Yield 2.73%
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 1, 2022
1-Year Return -13.75%
Volume 17,655
Open 79.01
Previous Close 78.57
Day's Range 78.84 - 79.29
52-Week Low 75.28
52-Week High 93.09
Beta 0.22
Holdings 5
Inception Date Nov 7, 2017

About VTC

The fund is a fund of funds and employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg U.S. Corporate Bond Index, which measures the investment-grade, fixed-rate, taxable corporate bond market. The index includes U.S. dollar-denominated securities that are publicly issued by industrial, utility, and financial issuers.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Region North America
Issuer Vanguard Group
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol VTC
Index Tracked Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Corporate Bond Index


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Aug 1, 2022 $0.1936 Aug 4, 2022
Jul 1, 2022 $0.1856 Jul 7, 2022
Jun 1, 2022 $0.1919 Jun 6, 2022
May 2, 2022 $0.1825 May 5, 2022
Apr 1, 2022 $0.1747 Apr 6, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 $0.1589 Mar 4, 2022
Full Dividend History


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As Recession Fears Increase, Get More Bond Exposure

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Get U.S. Bond Exposure as China Hits Record Defaults in December

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