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VEMAX Vanguard Emerging Mkts Stock Idx Adm

  • Fund
  • VEMAX
  • Price as of: Dec 06, 2016
  • $30.04
  • + $0.21
  • + 0.70%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

VEMAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 9.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -4.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.3%
  • Net Assets $62.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$30.04
$23.72
$32.18

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 7.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$10,000

IRA

$10,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.71%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael Perre

Fund Description

The Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund Admiral Shares (VEMAX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that bets on emerging markets. Emerging markets are nations that are in the early stages of economic development and are expected to rapidly grow. Examples include China, Brazil and India. VEMAX tracks the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Transition Index and includes stocks of all market caps and sectors in 21 countries.

As an index covering emerging-market stocks, VEMAX makes an ideal core position for any investor looking to expand their international holdings.

VEMAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 9.9% -29.2% 251.6% 30.99% 2
1 Yr 6.4% -38.0% 57.7% 39.10% 2
3 Yr -4.2% * -12.2% 19.4% 64.55% 4
5 Yr -2.3% * -11.8% 11.8% 87.41% 5
10 Yr -0.6% * -2.2% 7.6% 87.22% 5

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -17.8% -47.4% 3.3% 64.93% 4
2014 -2.1% -40.7% 42.6% 25.13% 2
2013 -7.7% -30.3% 32.4% 81.41% 5
2012 16.2% -10.6% 37.9% 56.52% 4
2011 -20.5% -54.5% 1.7% 45.00% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 12.4% -11.8% 251.6% 14.03% 1
1 Yr 9.3% -25.4% 55.8% 12.57% 1
3 Yr -1.7% * -11.5% 19.4% 18.10% 1
5 Yr 0.8% * -12.2% 11.8% 46.91% 3
10 Yr 2.5% * -2.2% 7.6% 32.16% 2

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -15.8% -24.6% 3.3% 61.08% 4
2014 0.8% -18.2% 60.9% 16.16% 1
2013 -5.7% -14.9% 60.9% 79.74% 5
2012 21.6% -8.7% 83.1% 33.85% 2
2011 -21.3% -39.8% 2.2% 54.75% 3

NAV & Total Return History

VEMAX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 62.6 B 272 64.2 B 0.29% 1
Number of Holdings 4043 1 4420 0.29% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 9.6 B 0 10.7 B 0.43% 1
Weighting of Top 10 15.2% 0.0% 176.4% 30.14% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 3.37%
  2. China Mobile Ltd 1.43%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.25%
  4. China Construction Bank Corp H 1.57%
  5. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd H 1.06%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.21%
  7. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.71%
  8. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd 0.96%
  9. Bank Of China Ltd H 0.82%
  10. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 0.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.90% 0.00% 100.02% 10.14% 2
Cash
2.01% -94.93% 100.00% 14.20% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.87% 0.00% 7.87% 4.78% 1
Other
0.22% -1.37% 99.34% 20.87% 4
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.01% 0.72% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 93.68% 7.25% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
22.02% 0.00% 43.33% 12.08% 2
Technology
17.24% 0.00% 37.81% 19.07% 3
Basic Materials
8.39% 0.00% 15.77% 7.71% 1
Consumer Cyclical
8.27% 0.00% 31.98% 25.47% 5
Consumer Defense
6.99% 0.00% 43.19% 20.38% 4
Energy
6.95% 0.00% 23.51% 9.17% 2
Industrials
5.88% 0.00% 29.91% 16.30% 3
Communication Services
5.63% 0.00% 20.02% 10.19% 2
Real Estate
3.72% 0.00% 11.55% 6.55% 1
Utilities
3.49% 0.00% 51.13% 10.48% 2
Healthcare
3.14% 0.00% 19.20% 15.28% 3

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Non US
96.54% 0.00% 101.92% 8.26% 2
US
0.36% -5.38% 100.02% 16.09% 3

VEMAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.08% 935.74% 41.28% 1
Management Fee 0.08% 0.03% 2.00% 9.57% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.55% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VEMAX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VEMAX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A N/A

Turnover 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.

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VEMAX Rank Quintile
Turnover 7.00% 0.00% 947.00% 19.04% 1

VEMAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.5% 0.00% 3.56% 0.70% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.71% -1.67% 5.97% 4.51% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VEMAX - Managers

Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Aug 29, 2008

Tenure

8.18

Tenure Rank

4.6%

Michael Perre, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1990; has managed investment portfolios since 1999; and has co-managed the Fund since 2009. Education: B.A., Saint Joseph’s University; M.B.A., Villanova University.


Jeffrey D. Miller

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

0.68

Tenure Rank

14.6%

Jeffrey D. Miller, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has managed investment portfolios since 2010 and worked in investment management since 2007. He holds a B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University and M.B.A. from Drexel University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.1

Category Average

4.97

Category Mode

4.8