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VPASX Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Signal

  • Fund
  • VPASX
  • Price as of: N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • N/A
  • Category
  • Asia Pacific Equities

VPASX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $5.37 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 17.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

N/A
N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.12%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of 2013-10-16

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$0

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Asia Pacific Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Pacific/Asia

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return N/A
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.41%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 04, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael H. Buek

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index. The FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index consists of approximately 808 common stocks of companies located in Japan, Australia, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand. As of October 31, 2013, Japan and Australia made up approximately 55% and 21%, respectively, of the index's market capitalization.

VPASX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VPASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -17.7% 15.7% N/A N/A
1 Yr 0.8% -17.9% 18.9% 32.77% 2
3 Yr N/A * -3.8% 11.3% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -4.7% 7.3% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 1.9% 9.6% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 N/A -33.7% 8.8% N/A N/A
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 VPASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD N/A -17.7% 15.7% N/A N/A
1 Yr 0.8% -22.0% 18.9% 27.73% 2
3 Yr N/A * -5.1% 11.3% N/A N/A
5 Yr N/A * -4.7% 7.3% N/A N/A
10 Yr N/A * 1.9% 9.6% N/A N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VPASX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2015 N/A -33.7% 8.8% N/A N/A
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

VPASX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Sep 30, 2014

Concentration Analysis

VPASX Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 5.37 B 1.34 M 7.27 B 2.52% 1
Number of Holdings 835 32 2247 2.52% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 920 M 475 K 1.86 B 1.68% 1
Weighting of Top 10 17.2% 12.8% 53.2% 35.29% 5

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Toyota Motor Corp 2.93%
  2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 2.26%
  3. Commonwealth Bank of Australia 1.99%
  4. BHP Billiton Ltd 1.78%
  5. Westpac Banking Corp 1.63%
  6. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 1.50%
  7. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 1.40%
  8. National Australia Bank Ltd 1.27%
  9. SOFTBANK Corp 1.24%
  10. AIA Group Ltd 1.17%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
99.93% 0.07% 100.00% 2.52% 1
Cash
0.07% 0.00% 28.88% 26.05% 4
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 10.64% 4.20% 1
Other
0.00% -0.04% 10.05% 21.85% 3
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 21.69% 2.52% 1
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 71.43% 5.88% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Financial Services
20.74% 0.00% 38.24% 7.56% 2
Industrials
15.49% 0.00% 40.11% 5.04% 1
Consumer Cyclical
15.36% 0.00% 35.23% 15.97% 2
Technology
11.08% 0.00% 36.47% 29.41% 5
Basic Materials
8.20% 0.00% 14.93% 4.20% 1
Consumer Defense
7.06% 0.00% 28.11% 21.01% 3
Real Estate
6.15% 0.00% 12.04% 13.45% 2
Healthcare
4.79% 0.00% 24.60% 18.49% 3
Communication Services
4.14% 0.00% 16.45% 17.65% 3
Utilities
2.61% 0.00% 15.22% 16.81% 3
Energy
2.52% 0.00% 5.91% 12.61% 2

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Non US
99.81% 0.07% 100.00% 2.52% 1
US
0.12% 0.00% 29.15% 20.17% 4

VPASX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VPASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.12% 0.09% 8.52% 78.99% 1
Management Fee 0.08% 0.06% 1.50% 19.33% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.37% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VPASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VPASX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VPASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VPASX Rank Quintile
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VPASX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VPASX Rank Quintile
Turnover 22.00% 4.10% 245.00% 25.21% 1

VPASX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VPASX Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 0.5% 0.01% 3.84% 3.30% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VPASX Category Low Category High VPASX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 2.41% -1.76% 4.81% 6.72% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VPASX - Managers

Michael H. Buek

Manager

Start Date

Dec 31, 1997

Tenure

16.76

Tenure Rank

1.5%

Michael H. Buek, CFA, Principal of Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 1987;has managed investment portfolios since1991.Education:B.S.,University of Vermont;MBA, Villanova University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.4

Category High

24.7

Category Average

5.39

Category Mode

1.6