Vanguard Mutual Fund Quote

VBITX
 Fund
  

USD 10.02  0.02  0.20%   

Market Performance
0 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 1
Vanguard Short-Term is trading at 10.02 as of the 30th of June 2022; that is -0.2 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The fund's open price was 10.04. Vanguard Short-Term has a very small chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Vanguard Short-Term Bond are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 31st of May 2022 and ending today, the 30th of June 2022. Click here to learn more.
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 between 1 and 5 years and are publicly issued. Vanguard Short-Term is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in the United States.. More on Vanguard Short-Term Bond

Vanguard Short-Term Mutual Fund Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. Vanguard Short-Term's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Vanguard Short-Term or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
Vanguard Short-Term generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Vanguard Short-Term is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
The fund keeps about 9.12% of its net assets in bonds
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Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Vanguard Short-Term's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Startdate22nd of February 2013
Vanguard Short-Term Bond [VBITX] is traded in USA and was established 30th of June 2022. The fund is listed under Short-Term Bond category and is part of Vanguard family. Vanguard Short-Term Bond at this time has accumulated 69.2 B in net assets with no minimum investment requirements, while the total return for the last 3 years was 3.29%.
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Vanguard Short-Term Target Price Odds Analysis

What are Vanguard Short-Term's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Vanguard Short-Term jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 67.05%. The Vanguard Short-Term Bond probability density function shows the probability of Vanguard Short-Term mutual fund to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Assuming the 90 days horizon Vanguard Short-Term has a beta of 0.092. This entails as returns on the market go up, Vanguard Short-Term average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Vanguard Short-Term Bond will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Vanguard Short-Term Bond is significantly underperforming DOW.
  Odds Below 10.02HorizonTargetOdds Above 10.02
31.62%90 days
 10.02 
67.05%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Vanguard Short-Term to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 67.05 (This Vanguard Short-Term Bond probability density function shows the probability of Vanguard Mutual Fund to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

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Vanguard Short-Term Bond Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. Vanguard Short-Term market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding Vanguard Short-Term long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in Vanguard Short-Term. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although Vanguard Short-Term's alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate Vanguard Short-Term's performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

Vanguard Short-Term Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Vanguard Short-Term mutual fund is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Vanguard Short-Term mutual fund price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Vanguard Short-Term is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Vanguard Short-Term Bond at a given time.

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Investing Vanguard Short-Term Bond

You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in Vanguard Short-Term. The danger of trading Vanguard Short-Term Bond is mainly related to its market volatility and Mutual Fund specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Vanguard Short-Term is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Vanguard Short-Term. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Vanguard Short-Term Bond is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Please note, there is a significant difference between Vanguard Short-Term's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Vanguard Short-Term value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Vanguard Short-Term's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.