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    Vanguard Short-Term Tx-Ex (VWSTX)

    15.83 0.00(0.00%) Apr 17

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    Vanguard Short-Term Tx-Ex
    Vanguard Municipal Bond FundsPO Box 2600 V26Valley Forge PA 19482
    Phone: 800-662-7447
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Muni National Short
    Fund Family:Vanguard
    Net Assets:12.63B
    Year-to-Date Return:0.11%
    Morningstar Rating:2 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Sep 1, 1977
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Muni National Short
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    Management Information 
    Pamela Wisehaupt Tynan
    Lead Manager since Dec 31, 1996
    Pamela Wisehaupt Tynan, Principal of Vanguard. She has been with Vanguard since 1982; has managed investment portfolios since 1988; and has co-managed the Fund since 2010. Education: B.S., Temple University; M.B.A., St. Joseph’s University.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:3,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:3,000
    Min Subsequent Investment:1
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:1
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:1
    VWSTX can be purchased from 78 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks current income that is exempt from federal personal income taxes, with limited price volatility. The fund has no limitations on the maturity of individual securities, but is expected to maintain a dollar-weighted average maturity of 1 to 2 years. At least 75% of the securities held by the fund are municipal bonds in the top three credit-rating categories as determined by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization or, if unrated, determined to be of comparable quality by the advisor.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Mar 30, 2015) : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Apr 15, 2015) : 27.00%
    Average for Category:28.13%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseVWSTXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.20%0.72%
    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/A2.22%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.47%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:64336
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:113542
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:2551,124
    * Per $10,000 invested