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Vanguard Short-Term Govt Bd Idx ETF (VGSH) - ETF


Charts and data are derived from prices adjusted for both splits and distributions to emphasize total return.

ETF Symbol:
Avg Vol157k
52 wk High60.74
52 wk Low59.93
Inception:Nov 2009
(as of 2017-12-15)
Total Returns:
1 day-0.0%
5 day-0.0%
1 month-0.1%
3 month-0.4%
6 month-0.0%
9 month0.2%
1 year0.6%
Compare Funds:
Correlated Group: Fixed Income (View cGroup) (All Groups)


Correlated Funds

Most Directly Correlated
iShares Barclays 3-7 Year Treasury Bond FundIEI0.74  
Vanguard Interm-Term Govt Bd Idx ETFVGIT0.73  
Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treas ETFSCHR0.70  
Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETFBSV0.69  
SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury ETFITE0.68  
Vanguard Short-Term Corp Bd Idx ETFVCSH0.67  
iShares Core U.S. Treasury Bond ETFGOVT0.65  
iShares Barclays 7-10 Year Treasury Bond FundIEF0.65  
Vanguard Interm-Term Corp Bd Idx ETFVCIT0.65  
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETFBIV0.64  
Least Correlated
Direxion Daily Japan Bull 3X Shares ETFJPNL0.00  
Direxion Daily Healthcare Bull 3X Shares ETFCURE0.00  
SPDR Wells Fargo Preferred StockPSK0.00  
Fidelity MSCI Health CareFHLC0.00  
PowerShares Financial Preferred PortfolioPGF0.00  
iShares Core MSCI Europe ETFIEUR0.00  
Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health CareXLV-0.00  
iShares MSCI All Country World Min Volatility ACWV-0.00  
iShares Core MSCI EAFEIEFA-0.00  
Vanguard FTSE Devlpd Mkts ETFVEA-0.00  
Most Inversely Correlated
Select Sector SPDR Fund - FinancialXLF-0.48  
ProShares UltraPro FinancialsFINU-0.48  
iShares US Broker-Dealers & ExchsIAI-0.49  
Vanguard FinancialsVFH-0.49  
iShares US Financial SvcsIYG-0.49  
ProShares UltraPro Short 20+ Year Treasury ETFTTT-0.51  
Direxion Daily 20+ Yr Trs Bear 3X SharesTMV-0.51  
ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ TrsyTBT-0.52  
ProShares Short 20+ Year TreasuryTBF-0.53  
ProShares UltraShort YenYCS-0.60  
These 126 day (6 month) correlations can be considered short term, focusing on recent price movements.
Correlations are only calculated for actively traded funds. As of: 2017-12-08.

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