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Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US SmCp ETF

VSS - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 14.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.9%
  • Net Assets $11.5 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 3.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$137.72
$102.39
$139.84

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.11%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 22.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$75.97

+0.70%

$13.72 B

1.57%

$1.18

11.72%

0.40%

$23.10

-0.60%

$12.34 B

1.61%

$0.37

13.91%

0.44%

$138.31

+0.43%

$11.46 B

2.08%

$2.87

14.08%

0.11%

$262.09

-0.63%

$11.46 B

2.08%

$5.49

12.38%

0.11%

$42.55

+0.33%

$3.62 B

1.94%

$0.82

13.47%

0.11%

VSS - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.17%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.1%
  • 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
    70086400
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jeffrey Miller

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index. The advisor attempts to sample the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in common stocks in the index and by holding a representative sample of securities that resembles the full index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics.


VSS - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.1% 7.8% 20.3% 32.63%
1 Yr 43.7% 26.3% 63.7% 52.63%
3 Yr 8.5%* -3.0% 12.7% 42.70%
5 Yr 10.9%* 3.9% 13.9% 51.25%
10 Yr 5.9%* 4.4% 10.1% 80.30%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.7% -11.5% 32.1% 41.05%
2019 17.3% 5.6% 25.4% 79.07%
2018 -20.6% -32.5% -0.8% 22.62%
2017 26.8% 0.1% 35.3% 60.00%
2016 1.2% -11.6% 6.5% 19.72%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VSS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.5% 7.8% 20.3% 45.26%
1 Yr 43.7% 26.3% 63.7% 43.16%
3 Yr 8.5%* -4.0% 12.7% 34.83%
5 Yr 10.9%* 3.5% 13.9% 47.50%
10 Yr 5.9%* 4.4% 10.1% 78.79%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VSS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 9.7% -11.5% 32.1% 41.05%
2019 17.3% 5.6% 25.4% 79.07%
2018 -20.6% -30.7% -0.8% 34.52%
2017 26.8% 0.1% 38.4% 88.00%
2016 1.2% -6.5% 9.3% 39.44%

VSS - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VSS Category Low Category High VSS % Rank
Net Assets 11.5 B 1.2 M 13.7 B 4.08%
Number of Holdings 4084 2 4278 3.16%
Net Assets in Top 10 365 M 2.44 M 384 M 9.47%
Weighting of Top 10 3.20% 2.4% 67.0% 89.25%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Open Text Corp 0.41%
  2. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  3. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  4. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  5. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  6. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  7. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  8. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  9. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%
  10. Evolution Gaming Group AB 0.41%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VSS % Rank
Stocks
99.49% 0.00% 100.00% 30.21%
Other
0.28% -0.03% 1.71% 16.84%
Cash
0.23% 0.00% 19.81% 77.89%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 54.74%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 50.53%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 93.04% 63.54%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSS % Rank
Industrials
19.34% 16.49% 41.97% 97.89%
Technology
14.64% 0.00% 20.16% 17.89%
Consumer Cyclical
12.77% 6.93% 26.42% 65.26%
Basic Materials
10.65% 0.00% 12.75% 27.37%
Real Estate
10.39% 0.00% 12.10% 8.42%
Financial Services
10.21% 1.35% 23.38% 73.68%
Healthcare
7.74% 0.00% 15.82% 50.53%
Consumer Defense
4.53% 2.60% 20.44% 64.21%
Utilities
3.36% 0.00% 4.52% 8.42%
Communication Services
3.24% 0.00% 24.10% 74.74%
Energy
3.13% 0.00% 10.58% 32.63%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VSS % Rank
Non US
98.77% 79.76% 99.82% 38.95%
US
0.72% 0.00% 3.17% 47.37%

VSS - Expenses

Operational Fees

VSS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.11% 0.10% 2.36% 96.91%
Management Fee 0.08% 0.08% 1.04% 1.02%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

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

Trading Fees

VSS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

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.

VSS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 22.00% 6.00% 149.00% 20.00%

VSS - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VSS Category Low Category High VSS % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.08% 0.00% 0.25% 1.02%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VSS Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VSS Category Low Category High VSS % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.17% -0.96% 8.74% 9.28%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VSS Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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VSS - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jeffrey Miller


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2015

5.84

5.8%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

5.35

5.4%

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.Michael Perre, Principal of Vanguard. He has co-managed the Fund since 2017.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.08 20.84 6.76 17.51