Vanguard Long-Term Bond ETF (BLV)

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87.25 +0.12  +0.14% NYSE Arca Jan 17, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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BLV Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 0.95% 0.60% 1.07% 66
3M 3.53% 3.16% 1.88% 12
6M -0.44% -0.78% -0.48% 72
YTD -0.30% -0.28% 0.22% 86
1Y -3.52% -3.76% -2.55% 61
3Y 3.43% 3.26% 3.92% 87
5Y 4.89% 4.79% 4.76% 66
10Y 5.82% 5.92% 6.52% 87
15Y -- -- 5.28% --
20Y -- -- 5.25% --
As of Jan. 17, 2019. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

BLV Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.26% 0.26% 0.00%
Stock 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Bond 99.68% 99.68% 0.00%
Convertible 0.05% 0.05% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
As of Dec. 31, 2018

BLV Region Exposure

Americas 95.52%
North America 92.63%
Latin America 2.89%
Greater Europe 3.43%
United Kingdom 1.51%
Europe Developed 1.78%
Europe Emerging 0.06%
Africa/Middle East 0.09%
Greater Asia 0.91%
Japan 0.02%
Australasia 0.19%
Asia Developed 0.11%
Asia Emerging 0.60%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 96.32%
% Emerging Markets 3.68%
As of Dec. 31, 2018. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

BLV Bond Exposure

Government 47.42%
Corporate 48.77%
Securitized 0.06%
Municipal 3.48%
Cash 0.26%
Derivative 0.00%
As of Dec. 31, 2018

BLV Bond Credit Quality Exposure

AAA 41.39%
AA 7.70%
A 22.31%
BBB 28.60%
BB 0.00%
B 0.00%
Below B 0.00%
As of Sept. 30, 2018

BLV Bond Maturity Exposure

1 to 7 Days 0.00%
8 to 30 Days 0.00%
31 to 90 Days 0.00%
91 to 182 Days 0.00%
183 to 364 Days 0.00%
1 to 3 Years 0.00%
3 to 5 Years 0.00%
5 to 7 Years 0.00%
7 to 10 Years 0.05%
10 to 15 Years 7.51%
15 to 20 Years 14.20%
20 to 30 Years 74.71%
Over 30 Years 3.53%
As of Dec. 31, 2018
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BLV Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3.38% 2.38% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3% 2.07% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3.62% 1.37% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3.75% 1.33% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3% 1.30% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 2.88% 1.27% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3.12% 1.27% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3% 1.25% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3.12% 1.22% -- --
-- United States Treasury Bonds 3% 1.21% -- --
As of Dec. 31, 2018
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BLV Basic Info

Style
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Extensive Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Long-Term Bond
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Vanguard
Benchmark Index
BBgBarc US L Govt/Credit Fl Adj TR USD
100.0%

BLV Manager Info

Name Tenure
Joshua Barrickman 5.69 yrs

BLV Net Fund Flows

1M 481.84M
3M 397.50M
6M 638.99M
YTD 523.52M
1Y 523.52M
3Y 1.642B
5Y 3.983B
10Y 5.846B
As of Dec. 31, 2018

BLV Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 2.785
Max Drawdown (All) 14.49%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.6928
Historical Sortino (All) 1.052
30-Day Rolling Volatility 6.32%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 1.60%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 6.74%

BLV Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (1-17-19) 3.92%
30-Day SEC Yield (1-16-19) 4.06%
7-Day SEC Yield --
Current Yield 4.14%
Yield to Maturity 4.06%
Effective Duration 14.65
Average Coupon 4.47%
Average Credit Score 7.00 (A)
Average Price 104.75
Number of Holdings 2151
As of Dec. 31, 2018

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BLV Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 4/3/2007
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2017
Last Prospectus Date 4/26/2018
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share Yes
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Fixed Distribution Fund No
High-Net Worth Individual Fund No
Index Fund Yes
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No

BLV Excel Add-In Codes

  • Name: =YCI("BLV","name")
  • Broad Asset Class: =YCI("BLV", "broad_asset_class")
  • Broad Category: =YCI("BLV", "broad_category_group")
  • Prospectus Objective: =YCI("BLV", "prospectus_objective")

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