Vanguard Short-Term Investment Grade has a well-structured process and benefits from ultralow fees, making it a sensible candidate for short-term bond exposure. The strategy’s cheaper Admiral and I share classes earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Bronze; its Investor share class is rated Neutral.
Will VFSUX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VFSUX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VFSUX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VFSUX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.