Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares company info

What does Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares do?
Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VGSH) specializes in offering investors exposure to U.S. short-term government bonds. Vanguard aims to track the performance of the Bloomberg U.S. 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Index, focusing on the acquisition of U.S. Treasury securities that have a remaining maturity of 1 to 3 years. This focus on short-term Treasuries makes VGSH an appealing option for investors seeking lower risk and relatively stable income through interest payments, aligning with the objectives of preservation of capital and liquidity. By capitalizing on the safety and creditworthiness of U.S. government securities, Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares endeavors to provide a secure investment avenue for those looking to mitigate volatility in their portfolio.
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Company Snapshot

Is Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares employ?

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Employees
25,194

What sector is Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares?

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Head Office
Valley Forge, United States

What year was Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares founded?

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Year Founded
2009
What does Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares specialise in?
/Treasury Securities /Short-Term Investments /Risk Management /Market Indexing /Investment Management /Diversified Exposure

What are the products and/or services of Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares?

Overview of Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index Fund ETF Shares offerings
Provides exposure to short-term U.S. Treasury securities: VGSH invests in a basket of these securities, offering investors a diversified holding in this asset class.
Aims for low volatility: By focusing on short-term maturities (1-3 years), VGSH generally experiences lower price fluctuations compared to funds holding longer-term bonds or stocks.
Seeks to generate regular income: VGSH distributes dividends quarterly, representing the interest earned on the underlying Treasury securities.
Offers low expense ratio: VGSH boasts a competitive expense ratio, meaning investors pay minimal fees for fund management.
Provides easy access and liquidity: As an ETF, VGSH trades on stock exchanges like the NASDAQ, allowing for convenient buying and selling throughout the trading day.
Represents a potential component of a diversified portfolio: VGSH, with its unique characteristics, can complement other asset classes within an investor's overall portfolio strategy.