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VCSH vs. BND
This is a comparison between VCSH and BND. The table below summarizes the key parameters for these two funds across several dimensions: return, expense ratio, net assets, segment and tax-cost ratio.
|Segment||Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade||Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate Investment Grade Short-Term|
|Management Style||passive (index-based)||passive (index-based)|
|Underlying Index||Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index||Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index|
|1-Year Tax Cost Ratio||1.10%||1.00%|
The Fund seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted corporate bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The Fund employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. 1-5 Year Corporate Bond Index.
Top 10 Holdings (0.23% of Total Assets)
|Anheuser Busch Inbev Fin 2.65%||N/A||0.23%|
The Fund seeks to generate returns that track the performance of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, and will maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity consistent with that of the index. The Index measures investment-grade, taxable fixed income securities in the U.S.
Top 10 Holdings (0.38% of Total Assets)
|US Treasury Note 2.125%||N/A||0.38%|