BSV

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF
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*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

BSV Fund Description

BSV tracks a market-weighted index of US-government bonds, investment-grade corporate and investment-grade international dollar-denominated bonds with maturities of 1-5 years.

BSV Factset Analytics Insight

BSV is a large, liquid ETF that holds a mix of investment-grade, dollar-denominated debt issued in the US with 1-5 years remaining in maturity. Treasurys dominate the basket, which also includes corporates, agency issues, and a small amount of foreign debt issued in USD. “Short-term” is in the eye of beholder: The inclusion of bonds maturing in 3 to 5 years gives BSV a longer-dated portfolio than our benchmark, which tracks bonds in the 1- to 3-year bucket exclusively. The hefty chunk of longer-dated bonds increases BSV’s weighted average maturity, interest-rate risk and yield compared with our benchmark.The exposure comes cheap—a low fee, solid tracking and strong trading volume keep all-in costs low. We estimate underlying liquidity to be middling, which is par for the course. The lone, small drawback for BSV is the issuer’s lack of transparency, as holdings are only posted monthly with a two-week lag. Note: Former rival ISTB changed indexes in 2014 to include high-yield bonds, which BSV avoids.

BSV MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.28 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF ranks in the 74th percentile within its peer group and in the 82nd percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

BSV CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 07/11/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
BSV 0.42% 1.73% 3.41% 5.18% 1.55% 1.72% 1.99%
BSV (NAV) 0.37% 1.75% 3.30% 5.02% 1.58% 1.70% 2.03%
Bloomberg Barclays US Universal 1-5 Year Index 0.45% 1.80% 3.84% 5.38% 2.15% 2.14% --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

BSV Top 10 Countries [View All]

BSV Top 10 Sectors

BSV Top 10 Holdings [View All]

BSV Summary Data

Vanguard
04/03/07
Open-Ended Fund
0.07%
$22.38B
$108.22M
0.01%

BSV Portfolio Data

2.64
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2.21%
02/01/17
167

BSV Index Data

Market Value
Market Value
Bloomberg Barclays US Universal 1-5 Year Index

BSV Portfolio Management

0.07%
-0.05%
0.06%
-0.18%

BSV Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
0.00%
Ordinary income
No

BSV Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly
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LAST 10 TRADES
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BSV Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 07/12/19
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of BSV. BSV is rated a 5 out of 5.

BSV Tradability

1,352,021
$108.22M
1,120,345
$90.26M
0.01%
$0.01
0.04%
0.12% / -0.06%
None
100.00%
100,000
11.20
0.00%
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59
$80.21
5

BSV Sector/Industry Breakdown


BSV
Segment Benchmark
63.99%
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12.77%
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12.39%
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8.22%
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1.14%
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0.80%
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0.60%
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0.05%
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0.04%
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BSV Top 10 Holdings[View All]

1.19%
0.60%
0.54%
0.37%
0.37%
0.06%
0.06%
0.06%
0.05%
0.05%
3.35%

BSV Top 5 Countries


BSV
Segment Benchmark
89.37%
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1.84%
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1.69%
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1.20%
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1.20%
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BSV Top 5 Currencies


BSV
Segment Benchmark
99.90%
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0.07%
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BSV Performance Statistics

0.97
1.12
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BSV MSCI ESG Ratings

A
6.28 / 10
82.22
73.96
2.21%
1.16%
181.49

BSV HOLDINGS STATISTICS

2.79 years
2.64
2.21%
2.65
High
167
0.23%

BSV AVG LIFE MATURITY DISTRIBUTION

3.16%
29.12%
27.67%
1.87%
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0.02%

BSV OAS BREAKDOWN

4.37%
0.64%
0.01%
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