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VWILX Vanguard International Growth Adm

  • Fund
  • VWILX
  • Price as of: Jun 21, 2017
  • $84.41
  • + $0.44
  • + 0.52%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Growth Equities

VWILX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 25.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.8%
  • Net Assets $27.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 29.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$84.41
$62.34
$84.65

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.33%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$50,000

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 25.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard International Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Aug 13, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Other
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Simon Webber

Fund Description

The Vanguard International Growth Fund Admiral Shares (VWILX) is a low-cost, actively managed fund that bets on a wide variety of international stocks within the growth stocks category. The fund casts a wide net in its mandate. Using fundamental analysis, VWILX’s managers can bet on any international growth stock. This includes small-, mid- and large-caps across emerging and developed markets. The fund may also hold equity index futures and/or exchange-traded funds to manage liquidity needs.

VWILX makes an ideal subcore position to balance out a broader international equity position. The fund is managed by Baillie Gifford Overseas, M&G Investment Management Limited and Schroder Investment Management.

VWILX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.4% -18.3% 30.3% 4.38% 1
1 Yr 26.0% -20.7% 30.3% 3.11% 1
3 Yr 5.3% * -19.1% 13.3% 10.83% 1
5 Yr 11.8% * -4.2% 17.2% 8.72% 1
10 Yr 3.7% * -4.4% 9.4% 9.39% 1

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.4% -12.2% 23.8% 14.86% 1
2015 -2.1% -31.0% 8.1% 65.57% 4
2014 -7.7% -30.7% 18.7% 66.24% 4
2013 21.1% -33.0% 38.4% 25.57% 2
2012 17.9% -18.9% 24.9% 44.95% 3

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
YTD 25.4% -18.3% 30.3% 4.40% 1
1 Yr 26.0% -22.4% 30.3% 2.34% 1
3 Yr 5.3% * -100.0% 25.2% 10.00% 1
5 Yr 11.8% * -0.8% 17.2% 7.34% 1
10 Yr 3.7% * -3.1% 9.4% 7.73% 1

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VWILX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
2016 0.4% -12.2% 23.8% 15.73% 1
2015 -0.6% -31.0% 12.3% 68.31% 4
2014 -5.7% -11.3% 20.7% 62.23% 4
2013 24.6% 0.0% 68.4% 22.02% 2
2012 22.3% -19.9% 81.5% 26.90% 2

NAV & Total Return History

VWILX - Holdings

Filings data as of: Mar 31, 2017

Concentration Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Net Assets 27.4 B 374 K 27.4 B 0.39% 1
Number of Holdings 136 35 1231 5.79% 1
Net Assets in Top 10 7.28 B 477 K 7.28 B 0.39% 1
Weighting of Top 10 29.1% 10.6% 52.9% 8.88% 2

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Baidu Inc ADR 2.87%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.84%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 2.92%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.15%
  5. ASML Holding NV 3.17%
  6. Zalando SE 1.73%
  7. AIA Group Ltd 2.97%
  8. Industria De Diseno Textil SA 2.87%
  9. SoftBank Group Corp 1.81%
  10. Atlas Copco AB A 1.78%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Stocks
94.45% 89.48% 101.56% 24.32% 5
Cash
3.34% 0.00% 9.40% 8.11% 2
Other
2.20% -1.56% 4.48% 6.56% 2
Bonds
0.01% 0.00% 8.38% 3.86% 1
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.04% 3.09% 1
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 1

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Consumer Cyclical
26.22% 4.92% 37.32% 0.77% 1
Technology
18.03% 1.32% 34.97% 6.18% 2
Financial Services
16.06% 2.62% 30.01% 16.22% 3
Industrials
9.90% 3.65% 21.42% 25.48% 5
Consumer Defense
8.05% 2.13% 35.06% 24.32% 4
Healthcare
7.54% 0.00% 29.50% 23.17% 4
Basic Materials
3.81% 0.00% 27.42% 21.62% 4
Communication Services
3.55% 0.00% 9.86% 8.11% 2
Energy
1.28% 0.00% 9.88% 22.78% 4
Utilities
0.01% 0.00% 7.94% 12.74% 2
Real Estate
0.01% 0.00% 6.96% 17.76% 4

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Non US
85.83% 8.13% 100.55% 23.55% 4
US
8.62% 0.00% 83.99% 8.88% 2

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Cash & Equivalents
3.35% 0.00% 9.40% 8.11% 2
Derivative
0.00% -0.06% 0.73% 2.32% 1
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 1
Corporate
0.00% 0.00% 3.04% 4.63% 2
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 1
Government
0.00% 0.00% 8.38% 1.54% 1

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
US
0.01% 0.00% 8.38% 3.86% 1
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.39% 1

VWILX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High Rank in Category (%) Quintile
Expense Ratio 0.33% 0.21% 6.27% 52.71% 1
Management Fee 0.31% 0.00% 1.50% 14.67% 1
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.35% N/A N/A

Sales Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VWILX Rank Quintile
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A N/A

Trading Fees

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VWILX 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.

VWILX Fees (% of AUM) Category Low Category High VWILX Rank Quintile
Turnover 29.00% 3.00% 351.00% 18.15% 2

VWILX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Dividend Yield 1.2% 0.00% 1.94% 0.99% 1

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VWILX Category Low Category High VWILX % Rank Quintile
Net Income Ratio 1.60% -1.73% 2.67% 7.75% 1

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VWILX - Managers

Simon Webber

Manager

Start Date

Dec 28, 2009

Tenure

7.43

Tenure Rank

6.6%

Simon Webber, CFA, Fund Manager and Global Sector Specialist of Schroders’ Global and International Equities. He has co-managed since 2009. Simon's investment career commenced in 1999, when he joined Schroders. He initially worked with the Global Technology Team as a research analyst before joining the US fund management desk. He has jointly managed a portion of the Portfolio with Ms. Maisonneuve since 2009 He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Manchester.


James K. Anderson

Manager

Start Date

Feb 06, 2003

Tenure

14.32

Tenure Rank

1.9%

James graduated BA in History from Oxford University and after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada he gained an MA in International Affairs in 1982. He is a Trustee of the Johns Hopkins University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1983 and became a Partner in 1987. He headed our European Equity team until 2003 when he founded our Long Term Global Growth strategy. He has Chaired the EAFE Alpha Portfolio Group since its inception in 2003 and has been the Manager and then Joint Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust since 2000. In 2015 James became the Chair of our newly formed Equity Improvement Group. He has also served as a member of the Advisory Board of the government sponsored Kay Review and as Chair of the subsequent industry working group that set up the UK Investor Forum.


Thomas Coutts

Manager

Start Date

Dec 22, 2016

Tenure

0.44

Tenure Rank

17.3%

Tom Coutts graduated BA in Modern Languages from Oxford University in 1994. He joined Baillie Gifford in 1999 and spent a number of years in our UK Equity Team before joining the European Equity Team in 2007. Tom became Head of the European Equity Team in May 2011, and is a member of the Pan-European Portfolio Construction Group. He became a Partner in 2014.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.3

Category High

32.5

Category Average

6.01

Category Mode

0.3