Vanguard Long-Term Bond Index Fund Investor Shares

 (MUTF:VBLTX)   Watch this mutual fund  
Find more results for MUTF:VBLTX

Performance

Trailing returns

1 day
   
-0.20%  
1 week
   
-1.21%  
4 week   +3.68%
   
3 month   +6.01%
   
YTD   +3.51%
   
1 year   +20.40%
   
3 years*   +7.54%
   
5 years*   +9.96%
   
*annualized
Best 3 month return+16.01%  
Worst 3 month return-9.88%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Long-Term Bond
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Average Above Average
5 years Average High
10 years     -     - -
Overall Average High

Key statistics

Total assets8.52B 
Front load-  
Deferred load-  
Expense ratio0.20%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyVanguard 

Asset allocation

Cash0.38%  
Stocks0.00%  
Bonds99.55%  
Preferred0.03%  
Other0.04%  

Purchase information

Initial$3,000  
Additional$100  
14.88+0.15(1.02%)
Jan 23, 4:00PM EST Overall Morningstar RatingTM

Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted bond index with a long-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. Long Government/Credit Float Adjusted Index. This index includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds that have maturities of greater than 10 years and are publicly issued. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds held in the index.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset managers:
Joshua Barrickman (Started: Feb 22, 2013)
Paul Malloy (Started: Feb 22, 2013)
Advisor Company:
Vanguard Group, Inc.
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Vanguard, 100 Vanguard Boulevard, Malvern, PA 19355, USA

Risk

  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* 3.67 -1.85 -2.73 -2.41
Beta* 2.52 2.94 2.85 2.66
Mean annual return 1.53 0.49 0.81 0.63
R-squared* 85.22 88.35 78.34 83.93
Standard deviation 6.30 8.35 8.65 9.46
Sharpe ratio 2.90 0.70 1.11 0.63
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings