Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF (VUSB)

BATS: VUSB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.01%)
Feb 23, 2024, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $4.30B
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 85.55M
Dividend (ttm) $2.26
Dividend Yield 4.57%
Ex-Dividend Date Feb 1, 2024
Payout Ratio n/a
1-Year Return +0.90%
Volume 752,811
Open 49.49
Previous Close 49.50
Day's Range 49.49 - 49.51
52-Week Low 48.08
52-Week High 49.71
Beta 0.01
Holdings 659
Inception Date Apr 5, 2021

About VUSB

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The Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF (VUSB) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in investment grade fixed income. The fund actively invests in investment grade securities while aiming to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0 to 2 years. VUSB was launched on Apr 5, 2021 and is issued by Vanguard.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Category Ultrashort Bond
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol VUSB
ETF Provider Vanguard


Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Feb 1, 2024 $0.2158 Feb 6, 2024
Dec 22, 2023 $0.215 Dec 28, 2023
Dec 1, 2023 $0.205 Dec 6, 2023
Nov 1, 2023 $0.2032 Nov 6, 2023
Oct 2, 2023 $0.196 Oct 5, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 $0.1948 Sep 7, 2023
Full Dividend History


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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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