Vanguard Ultra-Short Bond ETF (VUSB)

BATS: VUSB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
49.23
+0.02 (0.04%)
Aug 12, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
0.04%
Assets $2.65B
NAV $49.21
Expense Ratio 0.10%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 53.80M
Dividend (ttm) $0.33
Dividend Yield 0.67%
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 1, 2022
1-Year Return -1.76%
Volume 192,912
Open 49.43
Previous Close 49.21
Day's Range 49.21 - 49.25
52-Week Low 49.37
52-Week High 51.26
Beta 0.01
Holdings 724
Inception Date Apr 5, 2021

About VUSB

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0 to 2 years. Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Region North America
Issuer Vanguard Group
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol VUSB

Top 10 Holdings

27.57% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
United States Treasury Bills B 0 06.15.23 15.16%
United States Treasury Notes T 2.625 12.31.23 4.60%
Mktliq 12/31/2049 n/a 2.01%
Five Corners Funding Trust PRU 4.419 11.15.23 1.10%
United States Treasury Notes T 0.875 01.31.24 1.01%
United States Treasury Notes T 3 06.30.24 0.94%
Macquarie Group Ltd. MQGAU V3.189 11.28.23 144A 0.82%
Simon Property Group, L.P. SPG 2.75 06.01.23 0.70%
Bank of Montreal BMO 0.4 09.15.23 MTN 0.64%
Athene Global Funding 2015-1 ATH 1.2 10.13.23 144A 0.59%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Aug 1, 2022 $0.0528 Aug 4, 2022
Jul 1, 2022 $0.0528 Jul 7, 2022
Jun 1, 2022 $0.0413 Jun 6, 2022
May 2, 2022 $0.0285 May 5, 2022
Apr 1, 2022 $0.0232 Apr 6, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 $0.0238 Mar 4, 2022
Full Dividend History

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