BND - Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
84.15
-0.14 (-0.17%)
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Previous Close84.29
Open84.18
Bid0.00 x 21500
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range84.07 - 84.19
52 Week Range77.92 - 85.30
Volume2,779,577
Avg. Volume3,014,061
Net Assets245.39B
NAV84.25
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield2.74%
YTD Daily Total Return8.93%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.02
Expense Ratio (net)0.03%
Inception Date2007-04-03
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    Record Demand For Fixed Income ETFs

    Year-to-date inflows for fixed income ETFs are a whopping $129.2 billion.

  • Top 5 Core Bond Funds for Long-Term Investors
    Investopedia

    Top 5 Core Bond Funds for Long-Term Investors

    Some mutual funds are more appropriate than others for core bond holdings. Credit risk and expense ratios for mutual funds can impact investor returns.

  • Investors can’t get enough bond funds
    MarketWatch

    Investors can’t get enough bond funds

    Inflows are up, and so are critiques. But passive funds hold just a sliver of the entire outstanding debt universe.

  • Is Your Portfolio Safe? This Simple Equation Tells You
    Investor's Business Daily

    Is Your Portfolio Safe? This Simple Equation Tells You

    Investors are thinking bonds will protect them when the stock market falls. But pros are watching an equation showing some bond funds offer less protection.

  • ETF Database

    2 ETFs to Get Core and Short-Term Bond Exposure

    Fixed income funds are aplenty in the ETF world, but in today’s market, it’s necessary to get strategic as opposed to simply throwing darts at a board of bond ETFs. A pair of ETFs an investor may want to consider for core as well as short-term exposure are the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (BND A) and the Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (BSV A).

  • ETF Trends

    A Pair of ETFs to Get Core and Short-Term Bond Exposure

    A pair of ETFs an investor may want to consider for core as well as short-term exposure are the Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Fund ETF Shares (BND) and the Vanguard Short-Term Bond Index Fund ETF Shares (BSV) . BND gives investors that core bond exposure that spans across a variety of debt issues that fall within the investment-grade category. “So, I like this fund because it offers broad exposure to the U.S. investment-grade bond market,” said Alex Bryan, Morningstar's director of passive strategies research in North America.

  • The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors
    Kiplinger

    The 7 Best ETFs for Retirement Investors

    Mutual funds almost go hand-in-hand with retirement investing. And why not? The modern mutual fund predates exchange-traded funds (ETFs) by more than six decades. Most 401(k) plans hold nothing but mutual funds. So it's reasonable to link one with the other.But don't sleep on exchange-traded funds. As you'll soon find out, while many of the best ETFs out there are tactical strategies and great trading vehicles, some of them are dirt-cheap, long-term buy-and-hold dynamos that can give investors what they need in retirement: diversification, protection and income.Many (though not all) ETFs are simple index funds - they track a rules-based benchmark of stocks, bonds or other investments. It's an inexpensive strategy because you're not paying managers to analyze and select stocks. And it works. In 2018, the majority of large-cap funds (64.5%) underperformed Standard & Poor's 500-stock index - the ninth consecutive year that most of them failed to beat the benchmark.Today, we'll look at seven of the best ETFs for retirement. This small group of funds covers several assets: stocks, bonds, preferred stock and real estate. Which ones you buy and how much you allocate to each ETF depend on your individual goal, be they wealth preservation, income generation or growth. SEE ALSO: The Kip ETF 20: The 20 Best Cheap ETFs You Can Buy

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    The ETF asset report for the third quarter of 2019 shows S&P's win and emerging markets' loss.

  • Is it the Right Time to Buy Bond ETFs? Let's Explore
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    Is it the Right Time to Buy Bond ETFs? Let's Explore

    We discuss whether it will be prudent to buy bond ETFs given the edgy global political scenario.

  • Active Investors Say This Giant Market Is Still Easy To Beat
    Investor's Business Daily

    Active Investors Say This Giant Market Is Still Easy To Beat

    Active fund managers claim there's at least one place they can whip benchmarks: Bonds. Investors are voting with their money looking for the best bond fund.

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  • August ETF Asset Report: Gold Tops
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    August ETF Asset Report: Gold Tops

    In trade-induced August, gold ETF, low-volatility ETF and safe sectors like consumer staples generated considerable assets.

  • Short Bets Against US Market Rise $2.7 Billion in Volatile August
    Investopedia

    Short Bets Against US Market Rise $2.7 Billion in Volatile August

    Published on August 21, the report stated that the SPY exchange-traded fund continues to be the largest portfolio hedging vehicle with total short interest of $40.3 billion and short interest as a percentage of float at 15.48%. Short sellers also targeted Bond ETFs this month, with the iShares iBoxx High Yield Corp Bond ETF (HYG), iShares iBoxx $ Inv Grade Corp Bond ETF (LQD), iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (TLT), and Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) seeing an increase of $1.5 billion in short interest. The financial technology and analytics firm pointed out that although there is one less fixed income ETF in the current top 20 most-shorted ETF ranking, short interest of the five that remain is $857 million larger than the six in January’s top 20.

  • Total Bond Market ETF (BND) Hits New 52-Week High
    Zacks

    Total Bond Market ETF (BND) Hits New 52-Week High

    This total bond market ETF has hit a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store?

  • ETF.com

    Most Popular New Fixed Income ETFs

    Fixed income ETFs have been more popular than equity ETFs among investors this year. These new launches are attracting the most assets.

  • Fund Managers Increased Risk but Still Fear Slowdown
    Market Realist

    Fund Managers Increased Risk but Still Fear Slowdown

    Fund managers shifted to risk in July on the back of expectations for Fed easing and a partial trade deal. Investors are still worried about the slowdown, pricing expectations, and corporate leverage. BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) conducted a survey that polled 207 global investors with $598 billion in total assets under management between July 5 and July 11. Fund managers’ asset allocation We noted in Fund Managers’ Allocations Point to Recessionary Conditions that fund managers’ allocations in June implied recessionary conditions.

  • Vanguard Plans to Introduce a Bond ETF of ETFs
    Investopedia

    Vanguard Plans to Introduce a Bond ETF of ETFs

    Index fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) giant Vanguard said that it is planning to introduce the Vanguard Total World Bond ETF. The Vanguard Total World Bond ETF is expected to debut in the third quarter and will use an ETF of ETFs structure, an approach Vanguard previously applied with the Vanguard Total Corporate Bond ETF (VTC). VTC, which debuted in November, holds Vanguard's other three corporate bond  ETFs – the Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCSH), Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCIT) and Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT).

  • Savers: Here Comes Bad News (And It Could Get Worse)
    Investor's Business Daily

    Savers: Here Comes Bad News (And It Could Get Worse)

    Stock investors love the Fed's apparent willingness to cut short-term interest rates. The yield on five-year certificates of deposit dropped to 1.39% as of June 21, says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. Banks are pre-emptively cutting CD yields to protect themselves in case the Fed moves rates lower, McBride says.

  • Market Realist

    Could Gold Be the Best Bet amid Uncertainty?

    The overall investor sentiment has been bearish given the US-China trade tensions and deteriorating economic reports. In addition to bonds (BND), investors are also looking to gold due to its safe-haven appeal. Not only this, there are many other factors that are currently going in gold's favor.

  • June’s Most Crowded Trade Reflects Investors’ Risk-Off Mindset
    Market Realist

    June’s Most Crowded Trade Reflects Investors’ Risk-Off Mindset

    According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, government bonds are the most crowded trade. It is the first time in the history of BAML that the preference for Treasuries has topped the list. The US government bonds were cited by 27% of the fund managers, topping long tech trade, which came at the second position.

  • Fund Managers’ Allocations Point to Recessionary Conditions
    Market Realist

    Fund Managers’ Allocations Point to Recessionary Conditions

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch conducted a survey that polled 230 global investors with $645 billion in total assets under management between June 7 and June 13. The asset allocation of fund managers implies recessionary conditions.

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    ETFs & Tax Efficiency: What Investors Need to Know

    ETFs are more tax efficient than mutual funds due to the way they are structured. However not all ETFs are tax smart

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    Jeffrey Gundlach was surprised when the Fed switched to a dovish stance and predicted no hikes this year, and he thinks that change is "not reassuring.”