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.

BND VCSH
Segment Fixed Income: U.S. - Broad Market Investment Grade Fixed Income: U.S. - Corporate Investment Grade Short-Term
Net Assets $36.67B $21.17B
Expense Ratio 0.05% 0.07%
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
YTD Return -1.81% -0.50%
1-Year Return -0.63% -0.08%
3-Year Return 1.70% 1.60%
5-Year Return 2.21% 1.87%
10-Year Return 3.62% 0.00%
1-Year Tax Cost Ratio 1.10% 1.00%
VCSH description

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.

VCSH returns
YTD Return -0.50%
1-Month Return -0.02%
3-Month Return 0.24%
1-Year Return -0.08%
3-Year Return 1.60%
5-Year Return 1.87%
10-Year Return 0.00%
VCSH expense ratio is 0.07%
VCSH holdings

Top 10 Holdings (0.23% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Anheuser Busch Inbev Fin 2.65% N/A 0.23%
BND description

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.

BND returns
YTD Return -1.81%
1-Month Return -0.04%
3-Month Return -0.22%
1-Year Return -0.63%
3-Year Return 1.70%
5-Year Return 2.21%
10-Year Return 3.62%
BND expense ratio is 0.05%
BND holdings

Top 10 Holdings (0.38% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
US Treasury Note 2.125% N/A 0.38%
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