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

  • Fund
  • VFSVX
  • Price as of: Dec 09, 2016
  • $36.58
  • - $0.03
  • - 0.08%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities

VFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 5.6%
  • Net Assets $3.34 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$36.58
$31.28
$38.43

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 4.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.6%
  • 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 3.4% -4.4% 28.8% 40.00% 3
1 Yr 2.1% -7.8% 23.3% 34.85% 2
3 Yr -0.1% * -3.5% 11.1% 55.93% 3
5 Yr 5.6% * 2.5% 15.4% 71.43% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.1% 6.2% 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% 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
2011 -21.4% -25.4% -4.2% 83.33% 5

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 4.7% -4.4% 28.8% 38.10% 2
1 Yr 2.1% -10.5% 23.3% 31.82% 2
3 Yr -0.1% * -4.7% 11.1% 54.24% 3
5 Yr 5.6% * 2.1% 15.4% 71.43% 4
10 Yr N/A * 1.1% 6.2% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
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
2011 -22.1% -26.0% -2.6% 88.89% 5

NAV & Total Return History

VFSVX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Oct 31, 2016

Concentration Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 3.34 B 3.51 M 3.88 B 3.03% 1
Number of Holdings 3502 2 3599 3.03% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 103 M 676 K 1.82 B 12.12% 2
Weighting of Top 10 2.9% 2.8% 100.0% 39.39% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Gildan Activewear Inc 0.26%
  2. Open Text Corp 0.33%
  3. Dollarama Inc 0.34%
  4. Onex Corp 0.23%
  5. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 0.26%
  6. Keyera Corp 0.24%
  7. Kinross Gold Corp 0.21%
  8. Teck Resources Ltd Class B 0.45%
  9. Seven Generations Energy Ltd 0.25%
  10. First Quantum Minerals Ltd 0.29%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
90.88% 53.84% 100.00% 33.33% 4
Cash
7.78% 0.00% 34.27% 4.55% 1
Other
1.16% 0.00% 8.04% 24.24% 3
Preferred Stocks
0.18% 0.00% 0.18% 1.52% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.52% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 10.72% 10.61% 2

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Industrials
15.81% 9.43% 54.94% 34.85% 5
Consumer Cyclical
14.40% 4.78% 28.84% 28.79% 3
Technology
11.05% 2.18% 34.47% 19.70% 2
Basic Materials
10.96% 0.00% 12.27% 6.06% 1
Financial Services
9.15% 0.00% 19.50% 27.27% 4
Real Estate
8.60% 0.00% 10.45% 9.09% 2
Healthcare
6.08% 0.00% 16.87% 15.15% 3
Consumer Defense
5.49% 0.00% 14.81% 27.27% 4
Energy
4.61% 0.00% 10.11% 9.09% 2
Utilities
2.50% 0.00% 30.63% 6.06% 1
Communication Services
1.26% 0.00% 4.11% 15.15% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank Quintile
Non US
90.08% 47.29% 98.31% 33.33% 4
US
0.80% 0.00% 41.97% 31.82% 4

VFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.31% 0.15% 42.98% 77.27% 1
Management Fee 0.27% 0.12% 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 9.00% 8.00% 173.00% 38.46% 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% 2.97% 6.06% 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

1.25

Tenure Rank

24.3%

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

0.76

Tenure Rank

25.4%

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

0.0

Category High

21.1

Category Average

6.43

Category Mode

1.9