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VFSVX Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US SmCp Idx Inv

  • Fund
  • VFSVX
  • Price as of: Dec 14, 2017
  • $44.48
  • - $0.05
  • - 0.11%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities

VFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 24.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 9.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 8.9%
  • Net Assets $5.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$44.48
$35.35
$44.93

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.27%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 14.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 0.25%

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Small/Mid Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 24.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.63%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Apr 02, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jeffrey D. Miller

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index, a float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international small-capitalization stocks. The index included 3,337 stocks of companies located in 44 countries, including both developed and emerging markets.

VFSVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 24.0% -8.6% 34.8% 52.31% 3
1 Yr 28.2% -7.8% 38.8% 62.12% 4
3 Yr 9.0% * -2.7% 14.7% 67.21% 4
5 Yr 8.9% * 2.2% 17.7% 69.64% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 7.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 1.3% -11.6% 28.0% 32.26% 2
2015 -2.7% -16.5% 11.3% 64.52% 4
2014 -7.0% -20.3% 4.5% 32.14% 2
2013 14.3% 2.5% 34.5% 74.51% 4
2012 15.6% 5.2% 24.1% 66.67% 4

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 24.0% -8.6% 34.8% 53.97% 3
1 Yr 28.2% -10.5% 38.8% 48.48% 3
3 Yr 9.0% * -2.7% 14.7% 62.30% 4
5 Yr 8.9% * 2.2% 17.7% 69.64% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.4% 7.9% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 2.7% -11.6% 28.0% 32.26% 2
2015 -0.3% -16.5% 12.5% 72.58% 4
2014 -5.0% -13.1% 24.3% 44.64% 3
2013 19.0% 9.9% 49.1% 82.35% 5
2012 22.0% 10.8% 62.7% 73.33% 4

NAV & Total Return History

VFSVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.8 B 2.21 M 5.8 B 1.52% 1
Number of Holdings 3547 2 3972 3.03% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 140 M 676 K 2.94 B 12.12% 2
Weighting of Top 10 2.4% 2.4% 100.1% 45.45% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Onex Corp 0.28%
  2. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 0.25%
  3. Open Text Corp 0.33%
  4. First Quantum Minerals Ltd 0.28%
  5. Gildan Activewear Inc 0.25%
  6. Keyera Corp 0.20%
  7. PrairieSky Royalty Ltd 0.21%
  8. Fischer(Geo)-Reg 0.19%
  9. Hiscox Ltd 0.19%
  10. Rheinmetall AG 0.19%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.77% 62.19% 98.20% 28.79% 3
Cash
5.85% 0.01% 35.79% 12.12% 2
Other
1.08% 0.00% 8.24% 15.15% 2
Preferred Stocks
0.26% 0.00% 1.62% 9.09% 1
Bonds
0.03% 0.00% 6.06% 9.09% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
17.32% 11.59% 43.95% 33.33% 4
Consumer Cyclical
14.16% 4.18% 31.00% 28.79% 3
Technology
12.84% 4.98% 38.94% 19.70% 2
Basic Materials
10.60% 0.00% 13.54% 13.64% 2
Financial Services
9.58% 0.00% 16.41% 28.79% 4
Real Estate
8.59% 0.00% 10.90% 6.06% 1
Healthcare
6.10% 0.00% 13.50% 19.70% 3
Consumer Defense
5.66% 0.00% 15.50% 33.33% 4
Energy
3.89% 0.00% 7.58% 10.61% 2
Utilities
2.24% 0.00% 37.82% 12.12% 2
Communication Services
1.21% 0.00% 2.75% 18.18% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
91.87% 60.82% 97.16% 25.76% 3
US
0.90% 0.00% 30.50% 27.27% 4

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
5.85% 0.01% 35.79% 10.61% 1
Corporate
0.26% 0.00% 7.18% 12.12% 2
Government
0.03% 0.00% 6.06% 6.06% 1
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 3.03% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.05% 3.03% 1
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
US
0.03% 0.00% 6.06% 7.58% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 2.38% 4.55% 1

VFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.27% 0.12% 42.98% 84.85% 1
Management Fee 0.21% 0.08% 1.25% 25.76% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.15% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFSVX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFSVX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee 0.25% 0.25% 2.00% 12.90% 1

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.

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFSVX Rank Quintile
Turnover 14.00% 0.00% 173.00% 37.88% 1

VFSVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.01% 2.98% 6.00% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.63% -0.43% 2.78% 3.03% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Semi-Annually Annually

VFSVX - Managers

Jeffrey D. Miller

Manager

Start Date

Aug 31, 2015

Tenure

2.25

Tenure Rank

21.5%

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.


Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

1.76

Tenure Rank

23.9%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.1

Category High

22.1

Category Average

6.47

Category Mode

2.9