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VUBFX Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Investor

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Fund VUBFX Vanguard Ultra-Short-Term Bond Investor FLRN SPDR® Blmbg Barclays Inv Grd Flt Rt ETF  
Similarity
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100% 89%
Annual Fees
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$20.38
(0.20% Exp. Ratio)
$15.29
(0.15% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.90% annual return
$16,567.98 $16,818.82
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$250.84
Return
As of 11/30/16
1 YR RETURN 1.17%
3 YR --
5 YR --
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 1.44%
3 YR 0.71%
5 YR 1.29%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks to provide current income while maintaining limited price volatility. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities. It will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities. The fund may invest no more than 30% of its assets in medium-quality fixed income securities. It is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 0 to 2 years.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Dollar Floating Rate Note < 5 Years Index. The fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index or in securities that the Adviser determines have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the economic characteristics of the securities that comprise the index. The index is designed to measure the performance of U.S. dollar-denominated, investment grade floating rate notes. The fund is non-diversified.

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