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Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged) (VBU : NEO)

Global Fixed Income

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(04-19-2024)
$21.10
Change
$0.02 (0.09%)
Open $21.09
Day Range $21.08 - $21.12
Volume 13,288

As at March 31, 2024

As at March 31, 2024

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Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (June 30, 2014): 0.81%

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 0.79% -0.89% 5.21% -0.89% 0.55% -2.55% -3.14% -2.08% -0.29% 0.32% 0.34% 0.29% 0.44% -
Benchmark 0.40% 0.42% 5.94% 0.42% 0.29% -0.21% -2.75% -4.26% -1.27% -0.48% 0.02% 0.16% 0.88% 1.90%
Category Average 0.75% 5.89% 5.89% -0.15% 2.55% -0.69% -1.73% -0.14% 0.16% 0.37% 0.58% 0.83% 0.83% 1.23%
Category Rank 264 / 541 492 / 538 424 / 513 492 / 538 442 / 490 373 / 417 281 / 337 200 / 280 127 / 245 68 / 203 68 / 168 65 / 135 62 / 123 -
Quartile Ranking 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 -

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
Fund 0.53% -1.24% -0.33% -0.17% -0.74% -2.54% -1.61% 4.36% 3.39% -0.23% -1.44% 0.79%
Benchmark 0.77% -1.74% -2.61% -0.13% 1.51% -3.16% 1.33% 2.61% 1.46% 0.01% 0.00% 0.40%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

4.36% (November 2023)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-4.39% (September 2022)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund - 0.72% 2.15% 2.86% -1.02% 7.85% 7.19% -2.03% -13.70% 4.51%
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 2 1 4 1 2 3 4 3
Category Rank - 116/ 122 45/ 134 37/ 165 154/ 193 36/ 236 109/ 269 170/ 328 348/ 395 339/ 475

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

7.85% (2019)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-13.70% (2022)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Corporate Bonds 61.60
Mortgages 31.12
Foreign Government Bonds 7.00
Canadian Government Bonds 0.28

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 99.72
Utilities 0.28

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
North America 96.10
Latin America 0.69
Europe 0.53
Asia 0.32
Africa and Middle East 0.12
Other 2.24

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
Vanguard Total Bond Market Index ETF (BND) 100.00

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Fixed income style data not available
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged)

Median

Other - Global Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.24% 6.27% -
Beta 0.73% 0.57% -
Alpha -0.01% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.50% 0.39% -
Sharpe -0.77% -0.32% -
Sortino -1.01% -0.64% -
Treynor -0.08% -0.04% -
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 -

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 6.99% 7.24% 6.27% -
Beta 0.74% 0.73% 0.57% -
Alpha 0.00% -0.01% 0.00% -
Rsquared 0.41% 0.50% 0.39% -
Sharpe -0.57% -0.77% -0.32% -
Sortino -0.53% -1.01% -0.64% -
Treynor -0.05% -0.08% -0.04% -
Tax Efficiency - - - -

Fund Details

Start Date June 30, 2014
Instrument Type Exchange Traded Fund
Share Class Do-It-Yourself
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Monthly
Assets ($mil) -
52 Week High $22.34
52 Week Low $20.40
Annual Dividend $0.69
Annual Yield -
Index Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Bond 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 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 U.S. bond index, which Index is hedged to the Canadian dollar. Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Bond Index (CAD Hedged) (or any successor thereto).

Investment Strategy

In order to achieve its investment objective, Vanguard U.S. Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAD-hedged) employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach designed to track the performance of the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Bond Index (CAD Hedged). This Vanguard ETF invests primarily in a U.S.-domiciled Vanguard Fund that seeks to track the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Bond 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 0.23%
Management Fee 0.20%

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