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    Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Inv (VFSTX)

    10.65 Down 0.02(0.19%) Aug 4

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    Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade Inv
    Vanguard Fixed Income Securities FundsPO Box 2600 V26Valley Forge PA 19482
    Phone: 800-662-7447
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Short-Term Bond
    Fund Family:Vanguard
    Net Assets:52.99B
    Year-to-Date Return:0.91%
    Morningstar Rating:4 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Oct 29, 1982
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Short-Term Bond
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    Management Information 
    Gregory S. Nassour
    Lead Manager since May 29, 2008
    Nassour, CFA, is a principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1992 and has worked in investment management since 1994, has managed investment portfolios since 2001, Nassour holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation. Education: B.S., West Chester University; M.B.A., Saint Joseph’s University.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:1
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    VFSTX can be purchased from 108 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to provide current income while maintaining limited price volatility. The fund invests in a variety of high-quality and, to a lesser extent, medium-quality fixed income securities, at least 80% of which will be short- and intermediate-term investment-grade securities. High-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of A3 or better; medium-quality fixed income securities are those rated the equivalent of Baa1, Baa2, or Baa3.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Jul 30, 2015) : 0.02
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 30, 2015) : 79.00%
    Average for Category:63.43%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseVFSTXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.20%0.82%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.20%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.20%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A2.48%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.84%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:64352
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:113570
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2551,188
    * Per $10,000 invested