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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

VGK - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.2%
  • Net Assets $25.1 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$69.67
$49.58
$70.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.08%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Compare VGK to Popular Europe Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$69.03

-0.92%

$25.13 B

1.86%

$1.30

14.59%

0.08%

$37.37

-0.95%

$25.13 B

-

$0.00

14.67%

0.23%

$60.04

-0.86%

$8.52 B

-

-

125.27%

0.09%

$50.24

-0.77%

$6.82 B

-

-

11.64%

0.51%

$58.19

-0.87%

$4.65 B

3.32%

$1.97

11.23%

0.09%

VGK - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard European Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Mar 04, 2005
  • Shares Outstanding
    274750122
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Justin Hales

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index. The index is a market-capitalization-weighted index.


VGK - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGK Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% 3.0% 129.9% 51.52%
1 Yr 44.3% 7.2% 74.7% 58.00%
3 Yr 9.4%* -1.8% 24.6% 53.61%
5 Yr 10.2%* 1.6% 18.2% 36.96%
10 Yr 6.0%* 2.2% 9.5% 50.75%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGK Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -19.4% 44.5% 69.70%
2019 20.5% 7.4% 48.3% 50.00%
2018 -17.8% -39.7% -11.4% 34.07%
2017 23.4% 8.9% 50.3% 49.35%
2016 -3.9% -13.1% 6.7% 40.28%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGK Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.6% 3.6% 131.9% 58.59%
1 Yr 44.3% 7.2% 74.7% 54.00%
3 Yr 9.4%* -1.8% 24.6% 51.55%
5 Yr 10.2%* 1.6% 18.2% 34.78%
10 Yr 6.0%* 2.2% 9.5% 49.25%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGK Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 2.8% -19.4% 44.5% 69.70%
2019 20.5% 7.4% 48.3% 50.00%
2018 -17.8% -39.7% -11.4% 36.26%
2017 23.4% 8.9% 50.3% 49.35%
2016 -3.9% -13.1% 8.9% 61.11%

VGK - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGK Category Low Category High VGK % Rank
Net Assets 25.1 B 2.8 M 25.1 B 1.00%
Number of Holdings 1321 31 1461 3.06%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.88 B 630 K 3.88 B 1.02%
Weighting of Top 10 15.59% 4.5% 51.9% 89.58%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 3.50%
  2. Nestle SA 3.50%
  3. Nestle SA 3.50%
  4. Nestle SA 3.50%
  5. Nestle SA 3.50%
  6. Nestle SA 3.50%
  7. Nestle SA 3.50%
  8. Nestle SA 3.50%
  9. Nestle SA 3.50%
  10. Nestle SA 3.50%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGK % Rank
Stocks
99.83% 79.42% 100.39% 10.20%
Other
0.19% -1.49% 2.70% 14.29%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 41.84%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.40% 41.84%
Bonds
0.00% -0.18% 77.50% 44.90%
Cash
-0.03% -77.06% 19.87% 92.86%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGK % Rank
Financial Services
16.58% 0.00% 29.45% 29.17%
Industrials
15.65% 2.08% 29.09% 62.50%
Healthcare
13.17% 1.59% 30.92% 38.54%
Consumer Cyclical
11.55% 0.00% 38.20% 51.04%
Consumer Defense
11.23% 0.00% 23.78% 25.00%
Technology
8.11% 0.00% 24.11% 57.29%
Basic Materials
7.73% 0.00% 22.99% 28.13%
Communication Services
5.02% 0.00% 17.78% 61.46%
Energy
4.25% 0.00% 18.19% 26.04%
Utilities
4.09% 0.00% 13.74% 32.29%
Real Estate
2.61% 0.00% 13.58% 30.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGK % Rank
Non US
98.59% 0.00% 99.90% 12.24%
US
1.24% 0.00% 99.14% 45.92%

VGK - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGK Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.08% 0.07% 7.83% 97.94%
Management Fee 0.07% 0.06% 1.46% 2.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

VGK Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VGK Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

VGK Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 1.68% 160.00% 3.16%

VGK - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGK Category Low Category High VGK % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.94% 0.00% 2.68% 15.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VGK Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGK Category Low Category High VGK % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.38% -1.27% 3.84% 20.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VGK Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VGK - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Justin Hales


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.26

5.3%

Justin E. Hales, CFP, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004, has worked in investment management since 2006, has managed investment portfolios since 2014. Education: B.A., University of Maryland.

Christine Franquin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.26

5.3%

Christine has been with Vanguard since 2000. She received her B.A. from Universitaire Faculteiten Sint Ignatius Antwerpen Belgium and also her Master Degree in Finance from Clark University in Massachusetts. She currently manages Vanguard European Stock Index and Switzerland Stock Index. Education: B.A., Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen, Belgium; J.D., University of Liege, Belgium; M.S., Clark University.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 23.59 7.42 17.43