VGSH - Vanguard Short-Term Treasury ETF

NasdaqGM - NasdaqGM Real Time Price. Currency in USD
59.81
-0.02 (-0.03%)
As of 2:22PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close59.83
Open59.81
Bid59.8100 x 3100
Ask59.8200 x 38500
Day's Range59.80 - 59.82
52 Week Range59.55 - 60.39
Volume305,520
Avg. Volume833,800
Net Assets6.54B
NAV59.81
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.68%
YTD Return0.72%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.24
Expense Ratio (net)0.07%
Inception Date2009-11-19
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
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