(As of 10/31/2018)

Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corp Bond Index (VSC)

(Canadian Short Term Fixed Income)


FundGrade A+® Rating recipient
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Inception Return
2.04 %
YTD Return 0.53 %
Change $0.01 / 0.03 %
Growth of $10,000 (As of October 31, 2018)
MER 0.11 %
Assets ($mil) -
Rank (1Yr) 31/142
Std Dev (3Yr) 1.23 %
Volatility Ranking (3Yr) 1/10
RRSP Eligibility Yes
Load No Load
Max Front End -
Max Back End -
Sales Status Open
Vanguard Canadian Short-Term Corporate Bond Index ETF seeks to track, to the extent reasonably possible and before fees and expenses, the performance of a broad Canadian credit bond index with a short-term dollar weighted average maturity. Currently, this Vanguard ETF seeks to track the Barclays Global Aggregate Canadian Credit 1-5 year Float Adjusted Bond Index (or any successor thereto).
Management Co.
The Vanguard Group, Inc
Joshua Barrickman, Yan Pu
Asset Allocation
(As of October 31, 2018)
Sector Allocation
(As of October 31, 2018)
Geographic Allocation
(As of October 31, 2018)
Top 10 Holdings
Canada Government 2.00% 01-Nov-2020Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.62%
Toronto-Dominion Bank 1.99% 23-Mar-2022Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.31%
Bank of Montreal 1.61% 28-Oct-2021Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.25%
Toronto-Dominion Bank 3.01% 30-May-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.21%
Royal Bank of Canada 1.97% 02-Mar-2022Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.16%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.03% 15-Mar-2021Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.11%
Kreditanstalt fuer Wiederaufbau 1.38% 28-Jan-2020Foreign BondsFixed IncomeEuropean Union1.11%
Bank of Nova Scotia 2.98% 17-Apr-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.08%
Bank of Montreal 2.89% 20-Jun-2023Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada1.01%
Toronto-Dominion Bank 2.05% 08-Mar-2021Domestic BondsFixed IncomeCanada0.93%

Performance Data (As of October 31, 2018)
  Return (%) Annualized Return (%)
Return 1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -0.16 0.09 0.34 0.53 0.24 1.40 1.96 -   
Benchmark -0.60 -0.67 -0.29 -1.09 -0.55 1.50 2.95 4.52
Quartile Ranking 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 -

Calendar Return (%) 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Fund 0.93 2.16 2.55 3.39 2.34 -      -      -      -      -     
Benchmark 2.70 1.54 3.57 9.10 -1.48 3.70 10.01 6.92 5.19 6.11
Quartile Ranking 1 1 1 1 1 - - - - -
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics (As of November 01, 2018)
82nd Percentile - Global

The MSCI ESG Quality Score measures the ability of underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors.

ESG Leaders are companies with a best in class MSCI ESG Rating. ESG Laggards are companies with a worst in class MSCI ESG Rating. MSCI ESG Ratings is designed to identify ESG risks or opportunities that may not be captured through conventional financial analysis. Companies are rated on a AAA-CCC scale relative to the standards and performance of their industry peers, according to analysis of thousands of data points across 36 key ESG issues.

The percentage of the portfolio's market value exposed to companies flagged for one or more standard SRI exclusion factors (alcohol, civilian firearms, gambling, weapons, cluster bombs, landmines, nuclear power, GMOs, and tobacco).

The portfolio weighted average of each company’s percent of revenue generated by Sustainable Impact Solutions (goods and services that address at least one of the world’s social and environmental challenges), as defined by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

ESG data provided by MSCI
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