The Intermediate-Term Government Bond fund is an exchange traded fund (ETF) within the Vanguard family. There are at least 20 funds that are incredibly highly correlated with VGIT.

Within the Vanguard family of funds, the most positively correlated other funds are Intermediate-Term Bond, Total Bond Market, Short-Term Bond, Short-Term Government Bond, Long-Term Bond.

Outside of the Vanguard family, the most positively correlated other funds are Vanguard Mutual Funds - Intermediate-Term Government Bond Index Admiral Shares, Vanguard Mutual Funds - Intermediate-Term Treasury Admiral Shares, Schwab - General U.S. Treasury, Vanguard Mutual Funds - Intermediate-Term Treasury, SPDR - Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury.

Extremely Similar Funds

There are multiple other funds which have extremely high correlation to Vanguard's Intermediate-Term Government Bond fund.
100.0% VSIGX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Government Bond Index Admiral Shares
100.0% VFIUX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Treasury Admiral Shares
100.0% SCHR Schwab General U.S. Treasury
100.0% VFITX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Treasury
99.9% ITE SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury
99.9% IEI iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF
99.9% FIBAX Fidelity Spartan Intermediate Treasury Bond Index Fund - Fidelity Advantage Class
99.8% FIBIX Fidelity Spartan Intermediate Treasury Bond Index Fund - Investor Class
99.7% IEF iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF
99.5% FSBIX Fidelity Spartan Short-Term Treasury Bond Index Fund - Investor Class
99.4% FSBAX Fidelity Spartan Short-Term Treasury Bond Index Fund - Fidelity Advantage Class
99.3% VSGBX Vanguard Mutual Funds Short-Term Federal
99.3% GOVT iShares Core U.S. Treasury Bond ETF
99.2% BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond
99.2% GVI iShares Intermediate Government/Credit Bond ETF
99.2% VFISX Vanguard Mutual Funds Short-Term Treasury
99.1% BND Vanguard Total Bond Market
99.1% VSGDX Vanguard Mutual Funds Short-Term Federal Admiral Shares
99.0% GBF iShares Government/Credit Bond ETF
99.0% VBILX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Bond Index Admiral Shares

Performance for the previous 2 years


Positively Correlated Vanguard ETFs
BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond 99.2%
BND Vanguard Total Bond Market 99.1%
BSV Vanguard Short-Term Bond 98.8%
VGSH Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond 97.8%
BLV Vanguard Long-Term Bond 97.6%
Negatively Correlated Vanguard funds
VTIP Vanguard Short-Term Inflation-Protected Securities -39.9%
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets -9.2%
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock 26.8%
VDE Vanguard Energy 39.5%
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US 53.6%

Positively Correlated Non-Vanguard funds
VSIGX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Government Bond Index Admiral Shares 100.0%
VFIUX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Treasury Admiral Shares 100.0%
SCHR Schwab General U.S. Treasury 100.0%
VFITX Vanguard Mutual Funds Intermediate-Term Treasury 100.0%
ITE SPDR Barclays Intermediate Term Treasury 99.9%
Negatively Correlated Non-Vanguard funds
VRD SPDR Nuveen S&P VRDO Municipal Bond -89.5%
CMDT iShares Commodity Optimized Trust -89.3%
QESP SPDR MSCI Spain Quality Mix -88.0%
ICOL iShares MSCI Colombia Capped ETF -86.5%
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio -86.3%

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