Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index Fund

ASX: VGB

Performance

1
Year

4.39

3
Year

5.45

5
Year

4.44

Since Inception

4.64

Running Yield

2.72

Yield To Maturity

0.68

Data Current To: 31/12/2020

Information

Issuer:
Sector:
Index:
Bloomberg AusBond Govt 0+ Yr Index
Inception Date: 22/12/2008
Strategy: Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index Fund seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg AusBond Govt 0+ Yr Index before taking into account fees, expenses and tax.

Details

Management Costs: 0.20% p.a.
Income Distribution: Quarterly
Net Assets: $581.4m (AUD)
Number of Holdings: 142

Sector Distribution

Credit Quality

FINA Comments

Key Features

Fund invests in Australian Commonwealth Government bonds and Australian state and territory bonds

The ETF invests in a high percentage of fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk

Positives Negatives

Very low risk portfolio with a high weighted average credit rating of AAA

Low yield to maturity of less than 1% as at 31 December 2020

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