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Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD Hedged) (VBG : NEO)

Global Fixed Income

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FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

FundGrade A+® Rating Recipient

2019

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(05-16-2024)
$23.14
Change
-$0.02 (-0.09%)
Open $23.16
Day Range $23.13 - $23.16
Volume 25,153

As at April 30, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD Hedged)

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 30, 2014): 0.99%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -1.53% -1.16% 4.06% -1.81% 1.69% -0.76% -3.27% -2.46% -1.08% -0.29% -0.01% 0.14% 0.44% -
Benchmark -1.24% -0.84% 3.25% -0.82% -1.71% 0.82% -2.84% -4.40% -1.60% -0.34% -0.68% 0.25% 1.14% 1.72%
Category Average -1.81% 4.66% 4.66% -1.95% 0.23% -0.11% -2.45% -1.17% -0.25% 0.22% 0.13% 0.59% 0.74% 1.00%
Category Rank 206 / 544 206 / 539 380 / 536 285 / 537 145 / 488 307 / 420 258 / 349 174 / 281 164 / 244 110 / 201 58 / 168 69 / 134 64 / 122 -
Quartile Ranking 2 2 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund 0.03% -0.13% -0.22% 0.12% -1.85% -0.24% 3.26% 2.63% -0.66% -0.64% 1.02% -1.53%
Benchmark -1.74% -2.61% -0.13% 1.51% -3.16% 1.33% 2.61% 1.46% 0.01% 0.00% 0.40% -1.24%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

3.26% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-3.73% (August 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - 1.34% 3.92% 1.44% 1.42% 6.28% 3.86% -2.92% -13.51% 6.92%
Benchmark 10.42% 16.63% -1.36% -0.08% 7.82% 1.45% 7.03% -6.05% -10.83% 2.72%
Category Average 4.74% 2.92% 2.08% 2.75% -0.04% 5.49% 5.94% -1.81% -10.70% 5.33%
Quartile Ranking - 4 1 2 3 2 4 3 4 1
Category Rank - 109/ 120 16/ 132 79/ 163 101/ 191 68/ 234 234/ 268 215/ 326 336/ 393 86/ 473

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

6.92% (2023)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.51% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 51.53
Foreign Government Bonds 47.02
Canadian Government Bonds 1.45

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 100.00

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Europe 25.45
Asia 17.93
North America 3.34
Latin America 0.90
Africa and Middle East 0.30
Other 52.08

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Vanguard Total International Bond Index ETF (BNDX) 100.00

Equity Style

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Fixed Income Style

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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD Hedged)

Median

Other - Global Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 6.20% 5.47% -
Beta 0.65% 0.46% -
Alpha -0.01% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.53% 0.34% -
Sharpe -0.95% -0.53% -
Sortino -1.17% -0.87% -
Treynor -0.09% -0.06% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 2 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 5.23% 6.20% 5.47% -
Beta 0.61% 0.65% 0.46% -
Alpha 0.03% -0.01% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.51% 0.53% 0.34% -
Sharpe -0.57% -0.95% -0.53% -
Sortino -0.38% -1.17% -0.87% -
Treynor -0.05% -0.09% -0.06% -
Tax Efficiency 19.17% - - -

Fund Details

Start Date June 30, 2014
Instrument Type Exchange Traded Fund
Share Class Do-It-Yourself
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status -
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) -
52 Week High $24.14
52 Week Low $22.51
Annual Dividend $0.86
Annual Yield -
Index Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index (CAD Hedged)
Shares Outstanding -
Registered Plan Eligible Yes

ETF Characteristics

Exposure 1x performance
Asset Class High -
Asset Class Medium -
Asset Class Low -
Leveraged -
Inverse -
Advisor Series -
Covered Call Strategy No

Investment Objectives

Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged) seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad global bond index, which Index is hedged to the Canadian dollar. Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index (CAD Hedged) (or any successor thereto).

Investment Strategy

In order to achieve its investment objective, Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD Hedged) employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index (CAD Hedged). This Vanguard ETF invests primarily in a U.S.-domiciled Vanguard Fund that seeks to track the Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Yan Pu 02-17-2014
Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC 12-31-2021

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
Advisor Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
Custodian State Street Trust Company Canada
Registrar State Street Trust Company Canada
Distributor -
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Fees

MER 0.39%
Management Fee 0.35%

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