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

  • Fund
  • VFSVX
  • Price as of: Aug 08, 2016
  • $37.30
  • + $0.06
  • + 0.16%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities

VFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • Net Assets $3.33 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 3.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$37.30
$31.28
$37.72

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.31%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

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 5.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.41%
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 3,321 stocks of companies located in 43 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 5.4% -9.5% 21.4% 24.62% 2
1 Yr 1.4% -9.7% 11.2% 22.73% 2
3 Yr 4.0% * -1.4% 13.9% 51.79% 3
5 Yr 2.2% * 0.2% 14.5% 75.51% 4
10 Yr N/A * 2.7% 7.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.7% -16.5% 11.3% 62.71% 4
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 5.4% -9.5% 21.4% 23.33% 2
1 Yr 1.4% -14.2% 11.2% 21.21% 1
3 Yr 4.0% * -1.6% 13.9% 46.43% 3
5 Yr 2.2% * 0.2% 14.5% 75.51% 4
10 Yr N/A * 2.7% 7.1% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 -2.7% -16.5% 11.3% 62.71% 4
2014 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

NAV & Total Return History

VFSVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Jun 30, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.33 B 2.53 M 4.01 B 3.03% 1
Number of Holdings 3446 2 3617 4.55% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 107 M 676 K 1.75 B 13.64% 2
Weighting of Top 10 3.4% 2.8% 100.2% 37.88% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gildan Activewear Inc 0.35%
  2. Open Text Corp 0.35%
  3. Dollarama Inc 0.36%
  4. Onex Corp 0.25%
  5. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 0.28%
  6. Mediclinic International PLC 0.29%
  7. Keyera Corp 0.27%
  8. Kinross Gold Corp 0.30%
  9. Waste Connections Inc 0.63%
  10. Teck Resources Ltd Class B 0.30%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
96.38% 51.77% 100.00% 18.18% 3
Other
2.52% 0.00% 9.74% 16.67% 3
Cash
0.90% 0.00% 42.58% 33.33% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.18% 0.00% 0.76% 4.55% 1
Bonds
0.02% 0.00% 4.48% 7.58% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
17.46% 8.53% 54.39% 31.82% 4
Consumer Cyclical
15.43% 4.90% 28.84% 28.79% 3
Technology
11.72% 3.12% 28.58% 15.15% 2
Basic Materials
11.10% 0.00% 11.68% 3.03% 1
Real Estate
9.74% 0.00% 10.93% 9.09% 2
Financial Services
8.52% 0.00% 19.27% 27.27% 4
Healthcare
6.72% 0.00% 17.29% 12.12% 2
Consumer Defense
6.21% 0.00% 15.76% 25.76% 3
Energy
4.79% 0.00% 10.92% 7.58% 1
Utilities
2.55% 0.00% 31.79% 6.06% 1
Communication Services
1.31% 0.00% 3.93% 15.15% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
94.93% 48.95% 97.77% 16.67% 2
US
1.45% 0.00% 50.16% 21.21% 3

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
0.90% 0.00% 42.58% 33.33% 4
Corporate
0.18% 0.00% 2.85% 6.06% 1
Government
0.02% 0.00% 1.19% 4.55% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 0.11% 4.55% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
US
0.02% 0.00% 0.49% 6.06% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 3.99% 4.55% 1

VFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.31% 0.15% 42.98% 78.79% 1
Management Fee 0.27% 0.12% 1.25% 24.24% 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 9.00% 8.00% 173.00% 36.92% 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 2.41% -0.36% 2.57% 3.03% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VFSVX - Managers

Jeffrey D. Miller

Manager

Start Date

Aug 31, 2015

Tenure

0.92

Tenure Rank

26.6%

Jeffrey D. Miller, Portfolio Manager. He has been with Vanguard since 1999; has worked in investment management since 2007; Education: B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.B.A., Drexel University.


Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

0.43

Tenure Rank

27.7%

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

0.3

Category High

20.8

Category Average

6.24

Category Mode

1.6