Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND)

71.77 0.62%
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Pros
15-year return above the benchmark
Low expense ratio
Cons
3-year return below the benchmark
5-year return below the benchmark
10-year return below the benchmark

Pros

  1. BND 15-year return is 3.17%, which is in line with the 15-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 3.22%.
  2. BND expense ratio is 0.03%, which is considered low. Nice job picking a low-cost fund.

Cons

  1. BND 3-year return is -2.87%, which is lower than the 3-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond TR USD), -1.07%.
  2. BND 5-year return is -0.04%, which is lower than the 5-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 0.54%.
  3. BND 10-year return is 0.99%, which is lower than the 10-year return of the benchmark index (Bloomberg US Aggregate Bond TR USD), 1.41%.