VANGUARD ULTRA SHORT BOND ET (VUSB)       48.97  +0.02 (+0.04%)

48.97  +0.02 (+0.04%)

US92203C3034 - ETF

Technical Rating


Taking everything into account, VUSB scores 6 out of 10 in our technical rating. In the past year, VUSB was one of the better performing stocks in the market. The medium term picture became unclear, although we see some improvement happening in recent action.

The long term trend is still neutral, but the short term trend is positive, so the stock is getting more and more appreciated by traders and investors.
When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that VUSB is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 70% of all stocks. On top of that, VUSB also shows a nice and consistent pattern of rising prices.
In the last month VUSB has a been trading in a tight range between 48.68 and 48.96.
VUSB is currently trading in the lower part of its 52 week range, which is not a good signal. Agreed, the S&P500 Index is also not doing fantastic, but it still sitting in the middle of its 52 week range.


1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 12 Months 0.10% -0.61% -0.99% -2.16% SMA(20) SMA(50) SMA(100) SMA(200) RS 52 Wk Range ST Trend LT Trend 70.17 48.68 - 51.15
VUSB Weekly chart
VUSB Daily chart

Support/Resistance Analysis


We found 1 important support area.
  • A support zone ranging from 48.73 to 48.95. This zone is formed by a combination of multiple trend lines and important moving averages in multiple time frames.
We found 1 important resistance area.
  • A resistance zone ranging from 49.16 to 50.16. This zone is formed by a combination of multiple trend lines in multiple time frames.

Setup Analysis

Setup Rating


VUSB has an average technical rating and also the quality of the setup is only medium at the moment. Price movement has been a little bit too volatile to find a nice entry and exit point. It is probably a good idea to wait for a consolidation first.

Possible Trading Setup

Given the decent technical rating and the setup score, we can suggest the following trade.

48.9748.870.10 (0.20%)25.00%
An entry @48.97. This is a Buy Stop order right above the 10 day high.An exit @48.87. This is a Stop Loss order right below the 10 day low.The worst case loss on the trade is limited to 0.10 points, which is 0.20%.When investing 25.00% of your capital in this trade, your total portfolio risk will be 0.05%.

  • The generated setup is based on the nearest support and resistance areas. If you are looking for a more long term trade, probably a wider stop is advisable.
  • This trade setup was generated fully automatically and should not be interpreted as trading advice. Always check the related news for upcoming earnings or other events. Make your own analysis and trade at your own responsibility.
VUSB Daily chart


NYSEARCA:VUSB (11/28/2022, 11:54:21 AM)+0.02 (+0.04%)

Chartmill TA Rating
Chartmill Setup Rating
GICS Sector N/A
GICS Industry N/A
Today 0.04% 1 Week 0.08%
2 Weeks 0.11% 1 Month 0.1%
3 Month -0.61% 6 Month -0.99%
ATR(14) 0.04 ATR(20)% 0.09%
ATR Inc -17.65% Range Today 0.04
Trend & SMA
ST Trend LT Trend
SMA(5) SMA(10)
SMA(20) SMA(50)
SMA(100) SMA(200)
Relative Strength & Ranges
CRS 70.17 Mansfield 0.18
10 Day High 48.96 10 Day Low 48.88
20 Day High 48.96 20 Day Low 48.68
52 Week High 51.15 52 Week Low 48.68
CS1 End 48.92 CR1 Start 48.95
Volume & EV
DER(3) 3.29% DER(5) 0.91%
Volume 374.65K Volume Incr -17.7%
Vol(5) 473.02K Vol(50) 605.27K

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