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VFWIX Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US Idx Inv

  • Fund
  • VFWIX
  • Price as of: Nov 17, 2017
  • $21.11
  • + $0.01
  • + 0.05%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities

VFWIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.5%
  • Net Assets $35.8 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 8.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$21.11
$17.13
$21.32

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 5.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.89%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Mar 08, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Christine D. Franquin

VFWIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFWIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.2% -30.0% 36.4% 51.79% 3
1 Yr 23.6% -25.1% 35.6% 25.46% 2
3 Yr 5.8% * -6.1% 13.6% 40.92% 3
5 Yr 7.5% * -10.0% 12.9% 58.64% 3
10 Yr 1.0% * -5.5% 7.1% 52.32% 3

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFWIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 1.6% -13.9% 238.9% 13.08% 1
2015 -7.3% -27.8% 7.2% 76.44% 5
2014 -7.2% -27.8% 21.2% 37.94% 3
2013 11.2% -4.3% 36.9% 78.43% 5
2012 15.0% -100.0% 29.1% 54.70% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFWIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 21.2% -30.0% 36.4% 51.94% 3
1 Yr 23.6% -17.4% 98.5% 21.51% 2
3 Yr 5.8% * -7.3% 24.3% 35.88% 2
5 Yr 7.5% * -10.0% 12.9% 52.99% 3
10 Yr 1.0% * -5.5% 7.1% 49.70% 3

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFWIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 3.8% -10.4% 238.9% 8.47% 1
2015 -4.9% -26.7% 8.5% 81.31% 5
2014 -4.4% -16.2% 25.7% 33.49% 2
2013 15.8% -2.0% 43.5% 82.96% 5
2012 21.7% -100.0% 64.7% 38.31% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VFWIX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VFWIX Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 35.8 B 988 K 307 B 0.99% 1
Number of Holdings 2629 1 8322 1.13% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 2.91 B 515 K 31.8 B 2.13% 1
Weighting of Top 10 8.4% 3.6% 359.5% 36.60% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 1.21%
  2. Novartis AG 0.94%
  3. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 0.83%
  4. Toyota Motor Corp 0.73%
  5. Tencent Holdings Ltd 1.09%
  6. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR 0.79%
  7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 0.64%
  8. HSBC Holdings PLC 0.92%
  9. British American Tobacco PLC 0.64%
  10. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 0.64%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
92.01% 0.47% 114.84% 28.37% 4
Other
7.02% -1.82% 105.35% 1.42% 1
Cash
0.70% -161.71% 25.94% 23.83% 4
Bonds
0.19% 0.00% 155.88% 5.39% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.09% 0.00% 6.74% 12.62% 2
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.81% 1.28% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
19.02% 0.00% 36.51% 20.71% 3
Industrials
10.73% 0.00% 28.12% 24.82% 4
Technology
10.30% 0.00% 28.76% 17.30% 3
Consumer Cyclical
9.96% 0.00% 31.56% 25.25% 4
Consumer Defense
8.82% 0.00% 33.06% 21.70% 4
Basic Materials
7.51% 0.00% 22.32% 17.30% 3
Healthcare
7.49% 0.00% 25.42% 20.71% 3
Energy
6.14% 0.00% 14.98% 6.24% 1
Communication Services
4.20% 0.00% 24.48% 15.18% 3
Real Estate
3.11% 0.00% 7.80% 10.35% 2
Utilities
2.98% 0.00% 15.86% 10.50% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
91.20% 0.00% 111.15% 21.42% 3
US
0.81% -23.10% 99.90% 27.52% 5

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
0.70% -43.99% 25.94% 25.11% 4
Corporate
0.09% 0.00% 23.17% 13.76% 2
Government
0.05% -28.60% 106.20% 2.84% 1
Derivative
0.00% -73.71% 2.48% 3.40% 1
Securitized
0.00% -18.55% 39.82% 1.42% 1
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.74% 0.99% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Non US
0.15% -82.87% 48.18% 1.84% 1
US
0.04% 0.00% 111.41% 5.82% 1

VFWIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFWIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.00% 9.78% 36.17% 1
Management Fee 0.18% 0.00% 1.34% 9.50% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VFWIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFWIX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.10% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VFWIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFWIX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.10% 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.

VFWIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VFWIX Rank Quintile
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 733.00% 17.73% 1

VFWIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFWIX Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.4% 0.00% 2.51% 18.23% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFWIX Category Low Category High VFWIX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.89% -0.92% 5.86% 3.83% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFWIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Daily Annually

VFWIX - Managers

Christine D. Franquin

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

1.68

Tenure Rank

13.9%

Christine has been with Vanguard since 2000. She received her B.A. from Universitaire Faculteiten Sint Ignatius Antwerpen Belgium and also her Master Degree in Finance from Clark University in Massachusetts. She currently manages Vanguard European Stock Index and Switzerland Stock Index. Education: B.A., Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen, Belgium; J.D., University of Liege, Belgium; M.S., Clark University.


Justin E. Hales

Manager

Start Date

Feb 26, 2016

Tenure

1.68

Tenure Rank

13.9%

Justin E. Hales, CFP, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004, has worked in investment management since 2006, has managed investment portfolios since 2014. Education: B.A., University of Maryland.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.8

Category Average

6.34

Category Mode

0.7