VFWSX: Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund - MutualFunds.com
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Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$123.23

-

2.88%

$3.60

0.08%

Vitals

YTD Return

7.0%

1 yr return

25.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

9.7%

5 Yr Avg Return

10.1%

Net Assets

$54.4 B

Holdings in Top 10

9.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$125.21
$97.19
$128.49

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.08%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 4.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

$5,000,000

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Open End Mutual Fund

Investment Style

Foreign Large Blend


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$123.23

-

2.88%

$3.60

0.08%

VFWSX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.45%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Apr 30, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Christine Franquin

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE All-World ex US Index. The advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.


VFWSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.0% -19.4% 25.2% 81.98%
1 Yr 25.6% -8.5% 61.2% 59.77%
3 Yr 9.7%* -8.9% 27.7% 37.10%
5 Yr 10.1%* -1.6% 16.2% 35.70%
10 Yr 6.8%* 2.0% 11.7% 63.20%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.9% -39.9% 992.1% 41.34%
2019 17.7% -22.2% 38.8% 68.25%
2018 -16.5% -50.2% 25.1% 30.37%
2017 23.7% -3.3% 38.4% 42.45%
2016 1.6% -13.9% 14.4% 14.39%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.0% -19.4% 25.2% 81.98%
1 Yr 25.6% -12.1% 61.2% 53.71%
3 Yr 9.7%* -8.9% 27.7% 34.43%
5 Yr 10.1%* -1.6% 16.2% 33.24%
10 Yr 6.8%* 0.5% 11.7% 58.89%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.9% -39.9% 992.1% 41.34%
2019 17.7% -22.2% 38.8% 68.40%
2018 -16.5% -50.2% 25.1% 40.97%
2017 23.7% -3.3% 38.4% 66.78%
2016 1.6% -10.2% 14.4% 28.42%

NAV & Total Return History


VFWSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFWSX Category Low Category High VFWSX % Rank
Net Assets 54.4 B 208 K 418 B 1.91%
Number of Holdings 3546 1 9757 2.99%
Net Assets in Top 10 5.23 B 4.48 K 39.5 B 3.86%
Weighting of Top 10 9.69% 2.2% 100.0% 92.65%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.40%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFWSX % Rank
Stocks
99.60% 12.84% 116.59% 22.64%
Cash
0.32% -104.97% 51.49% 74.88%
Other
0.07% -8.32% 152.15% 34.33%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% -0.01% 1.51% 10.82%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.95% 94.03%
Bonds
0.00% -0.24% 86.90% 94.65%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFWSX % Rank
Financial Services
18.68% 0.00% 44.38% 22.80%
Technology
13.37% 0.00% 35.97% 46.10%
Industrials
12.63% 3.49% 40.78% 74.06%
Consumer Cyclical
11.72% 0.00% 39.97% 44.21%
Healthcare
9.65% 0.00% 22.12% 67.88%
Basic Materials
8.39% 0.00% 20.94% 41.18%
Consumer Defense
8.11% 0.00% 24.69% 69.90%
Communication Services
6.95% 0.00% 31.01% 43.83%
Energy
4.54% 0.00% 9.63% 29.47%
Utilities
2.99% 0.00% 33.27% 47.10%
Real Estate
2.97% 0.00% 11.43% 27.20%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFWSX % Rank
Non US
98.89% 12.70% 118.19% 11.94%
US
0.71% -13.17% 16.78% 82.46%

VFWSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.08% 0.01% 4.97% 96.11%
Management Fee 0.07% 0.00% 1.90% 8.29%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

VFWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VFWSX 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.

VFWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 4.00% 0.00% 369.00% 4.96%

VFWSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFWSX Category Low Category High VFWSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.29% 0.00% 1.79% 94.53%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFWSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFWSX Category Low Category High VFWSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.45% -1.13% 3.42% 9.28%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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VFWSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Christine Franquin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.52

5.5%

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.

Justin Hales


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.52

5.5%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 29.6 5.53 0.85