VWILX: Vanguard International Growth Adm

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VWILX Vanguard International Growth Adm


Profile

VWILX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.7%
  • Net Assets $40.9 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 31.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$105.35
$83.82
$106.42

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.32%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 13.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $50,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 2.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.34%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard International Growth Fund Admiral Shares
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Aug 13, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    James Anderson

Fund Description

The Vanguard International Growth Fund Admiral Shares (VWILX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that bets on a wide variety of international stocks within the growth stocks category. The fund casts a wide net in its mandate. Using fundamental analysis, VWILX’s managers can bet on any international growth stock. This includes small-, mid- and large-caps across emerging and developed markets. The fund may also hold equity index futures and/or exchange-traded funds to manage liquidity needs.

VWILX makes an ideal subcore position to balance out a broader international equity position. The fund is managed by Baillie Gifford Overseas, M&G Investment Management Limited and Schroder Investment Management.


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Performance

VWILX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -1.4% 4.8% 19.92%
1 Yr 27.4% -4.7% 39.5% 25.22%
3 Yr 13.9%* -1.2% 37.5% 16.07%
5 Yr 8.7%* -0.6% 21.4% 11.21%
10 Yr 7.2%* 0.3% 11.2% 17.12%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.8% -4.0% 45.1% 19.00%
2018 -17.1% -32.2% 68.4% 44.75%
2017 42.0% 0.0% 50.9% 3.50%
2016 0.4% -12.2% 5.7% 17.21%
2015 -2.1% -16.3% 8.1% 71.52%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 2.5% -1.4% 4.8% 19.92%
1 Yr 27.4% -4.7% 39.5% 23.06%
3 Yr 13.9%* 0.0% 37.5% 16.55%
5 Yr 8.7%* -0.4% 21.4% 13.79%
10 Yr 7.2%* 1.3% 11.3% 29.18%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 29.8% -4.0% 45.1% 19.00%
2018 -17.1% -32.2% 68.4% 52.28%
2017 42.0% 0.0% 53.4% 4.75%
2016 0.4% -12.2% 8.0% 22.95%
2015 -2.1% -15.1% 11.4% 81.11%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VWILX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank
Net Assets 40.9 B 10 171 B 3.82%
Number of Holdings 130 6 1229 19.07%
Net Assets in Top 10 11.8 B 123 K 33.9 B 3.85%
Weighting of Top 10 31.90% 7.0% 99.3% 36.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. ASML Holding NV 5.22%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 5.15%
  3. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.65%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 3.14%
  5. AIA Group Ltd 3.06%
  6. MercadoLibre Inc 2.54%
  7. Illumina Inc 2.25%
  8. Kering SA 2.12%
  9. Ferrari NV 1.98%
  10. Industria De Diseno Textil SA 1.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VWILX % Rank
Stocks
95.16% 7.92% 100.61% 80.20%
Cash
4.27% -2.56% 92.08% 24.14%
Other
0.56% -0.23% 4.39% 10.95%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.57% 57.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.59% 53.55%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.22% 56.57%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWILX % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
28.30% 0.00% 50.63% 2.43%
Technology
22.58% 0.15% 37.70% 19.68%
Financial Services
13.46% 0.00% 34.92% 59.63%
Healthcare
10.88% 0.00% 27.30% 72.62%
Industrials
10.75% 0.00% 31.24% 86.61%
Consumer Defense
8.99% 1.43% 49.08% 67.75%
Basic Materials
2.59% 0.00% 15.07% 75.25%
Energy
1.35% 0.00% 8.49% 63.29%
Communication Services
1.08% 0.00% 19.55% 87.42%
Utilities
0.01% 0.00% 14.51% 50.71%
Real Estate
0.01% 0.00% 16.07% 50.71%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VWILX % Rank
Non US
87.07% 7.92% 99.18% 73.02%
US
8.09% 0.00% 21.94% 35.50%

Expenses

VWILX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.32% 0.00% 64.97% 98.73%
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.50% 3.02%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.40% N/A

Sales Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.21% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 13.00% 0.00% 151.99% 11.34%

Distributions

VWILX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.69% 57.55%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.34% -46.00% 3.01% 27.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VWILX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

James Anderson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 06, 2003

16.91

16.9%

James graduated BA in History from Oxford University and after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada he gained an MA in International Affairs in 1982. He is a Trustee of the Johns Hopkins University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1983 and became a Partner in 1987. He headed our European Equity team until 2003 when he founded our Long Term Global Growth strategy. He has Chaired the EAFE Alpha Portfolio Group since its inception in 2003 and has been the Manager and then Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust since 2000. In 2015 James became the Chair of our newly formed Equity Improvement Group. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of the government sponsored Kay Review and as Chair of the subsequent industry working group that set up the UK Investor Forum.

Simon Webber


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2009

10.01

10.0%

Simon Webber is a Portfolio Manager at Schroders, which involves constructing multi-regional portfolios on the Global & International Equities team and building on the work of our team of global sector specialists. He joined Schroders in 1999 and is based in London. Simon was an analyst at Schroders from 1999 to 2007, on the US and Global Equity teams which involved researching and modelling stocks across a range of sectors including telecom, technology, utility, consumer, and industrial industries.

Thomas Coutts


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 22, 2016

3.02

3.0%

Thomas Coutts, Partner of Baillie Gifford & Co., which is the 100% owner of Baillie Gifford. He has worked in investment management with Baillie Gifford since 1999, has managed investment portfolios since 2001, and has co-managed a portion of the Portfolio since December 2016. Education: B.A., Trinity College, Oxford.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.03 25.27 7.29 5.58