Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) Fund ETF

    ASX: VCF

    Performance

    1
    Year

    5.86

    3
    Year

    4.99

    5
    Year

    5.25

    Since Inception

    5.00

    Running Yield

    2.40

    Yield To Maturity

    1.06

    Data Current To: 31/12/2020

    Information

    Issuer:
    Sector:
    Index:
    Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate and Government-Related Scaled Index
    Inception Date: 04/12/2015
    Strategy: Vanguard International Credit Securities Index (Hedged) ETF seeks to track the return of the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate and Government-Related Scaled Index hedged into Australian dollars before taking into account fees, expenses and tax

    Details

    Management Costs: 0.30% p.a.
    Income Distribution: Quarterly
    Net Assets: $197.2m (AUD)
    Number of Holdings: 6391

    Sector Distribution

    Credit Quality

    FINA Comments

    Key Features

    Diversified global portfolio with good mix of government and corporate bonds

    Practically all investment grade with a with a weighted average credit quality of A and a 37% exposure to the BBB range as at 31 December 2020

    The ETF invests in fixed rate bonds and is exposed to interest rate risk

    Positives Negatives

    Hedged to AUD

    Diversified portfolio with over 6,000 holdings as at 31 December 2020

    Long weighted average maturity of over 9 years

    The fund does not show the split between fixed, floating and inflation linked bonds