(As of 8/31/2021)

Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF (VAB)

(Canadian Fixed Income)



2019
2016

FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
(11/30/2011)
3.28 %
YTD Return -2.75 %
NAVPS
(9/20/2021)
$26.11
Change $0.11 / 0.41 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of August 31, 2021)
MER 0.09 %
Assets ($mil) -
Rank (1Yr) 394/590
Std Dev (3Yr) 4.60 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 1/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
 
Objective
Vanguard Canadian Aggregate Bond Index ETF seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Canadian bond index. Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Canadian Float Adjusted Bond Index (or any successor thereto). It invests primarily in public, investment-grade fixed income securities issued in Canada.
Fund Manager

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

Portfolio Manager

Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.

Sub-Advisor

Yan Pu, The Vanguard Group, Inc

Joshua Barrickman, The Vanguard Group, Inc

 
Asset Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Sector Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Geographic Allocation
(As of August 31, 2021)
Top 10 Holdings
NameAssetSectorGeographicPercent
Canada Government 2.00% 01-Dec-2051Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada2.00%
Canada Government 0.25% 01-May-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.85%
Canada Government 1.25% 01-Jun-2030Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.56%
Canada Government 0.25% 01-Nov-2022Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.36%
Canada Government 1.75% 01-Mar-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.27%
Canada Government 0.50% 01-Dec-2030Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.22%
Canada Government 1.50% 01-Jun-2031Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.12%
Canada Government 1.25% 01-Mar-2025Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.05%
Province of Ontario Canada 3.45% 02-Jun-2045Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada0.92%
Canada Government 0.25% 01-Mar-2026Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada0.86%

Performance Data (As of August 31, 2021)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.13 1.83 0.96 -2.75 -1.90 4.31 2.39 -   
Benchmark -0.09 1.98 1.64 -2.71 -1.77 4.42 2.57 3.68
Quartile Ranking 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 -

Calendar Return (%) 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Fund 8.55 6.58 1.35 2.24 1.34 3.48 8.79 -1.82 3.01 -     
Benchmark 8.61 6.97 1.29 2.70 1.54 3.57 9.10 -1.48 3.70 10.01
Quartile Ranking 2 2 1 2 3 1 1 3 4 -

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