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VEMAX Vanguard Emerging Mkts Stock Idx Adm

  • Fund
  • VEMAX
  • Price as of: Aug 23, 2019
  • $32.81 - $0.42 - 1.26%
  • Category
  • Emerging Markets Equities

VEMAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.6%
  • Net Assets $86.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.81
$30.56
$36.54

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.14%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 11.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$10,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Emerging Markets Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.7%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.51%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 23, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inst
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael Perre

Fund Description

The Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund Admiral Shares (VEMAX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that bets on emerging markets. Emerging markets are nations that are in the early stages of economic development and are expected to rapidly grow. Examples include China, Brazil and India. VEMAX tracks the FTSE Emerging Markets All Cap China A Transition Index and includes stocks of all market caps and sectors in 21 countries.

As an index covering emerging-market stocks, VEMAX makes an ideal core position for any investor looking to expand their international holdings.

VEMAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% 0.0% 26.5% 66.73%
1 Yr -6.0% -28.4% 9.3% 59.56%
3 Yr 1.7%* -9.0% 13.8% 65.11%
5 Yr -2.6%* -19.9% 23.8% 65.43%
10 Yr 0.9%* -8.7% 13.1% 73.53%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -41.9% 0.0% 34.20%
2017 28.2% 1.8% 49.7% 73.84%
2016 9.0% -23.2% 241.4% 32.92%
2015 -17.8% -47.4% -0.6% 74.49%
2014 -2.1% -46.3% 42.6% 27.31%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.3% 0.0% 26.5% 66.73%
1 Yr -6.0% -28.4% 9.3% 66.14%
3 Yr 1.7%* -5.2% 15.1% 76.88%
5 Yr -2.6%* -19.9% 27.7% 80.45%
10 Yr 0.9%* -8.7% 17.9% 84.80%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -41.9% 0.0% 40.60%
2017 28.2% 1.8% 50.4% 78.47%
2016 9.0% -10.0% 249.7% 41.15%
2015 -17.8% -33.4% 1.2% 81.07%
2014 -2.1% -46.2% 48.2% 38.43%

NAV & Total Return History

VEMAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Net Assets 86.6 B 5.43 M 87.8 B 0.20%
Number of Holdings 4148 2 5006 0.80%
Net Assets in Top 10 16.5 B -206 M 15.7 B 1.20%
Weighting of Top 10 18.95% 3.9% 421.7% 83.47%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tencent Holdings Ltd 4.74%

  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 3.61%

  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.20%

  4. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.85%

  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.34%

  6. China Construction Bank Corp Class H 1.26%

  7. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 1.12%

  8. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H 0.95%

  9. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 0.94%

  10. Reliance Industries Ltd 0.93%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Stocks
96.95% 0.00% 102.58% 56.97%
Cash
2.32% -3.68% 54.06% 47.21%
Other
0.50% -1.44% 15.46% 12.55%
Preferred Stocks
0.15% 0.00% 2.93% 8.76%
Bonds
0.07% -72.20% 94.13% 16.53%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 19.06% 45.22%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Financial Services
24.06% 0.00% 51.75% 51.70%
Technology
19.37% 0.00% 43.17% 63.27%
Consumer Cyclical
10.91% 0.00% 33.57% 64.07%
Basic Materials
7.53% 0.00% 15.85% 28.94%
Energy
7.37% 0.00% 25.34% 26.75%
Consumer Defense
6.62% 0.00% 44.58% 64.67%
Industrials
5.53% 0.00% 17.60% 49.70%
Communication Services
4.37% 0.00% 18.15% 32.53%
Real Estate
4.19% 0.00% 11.64% 22.36%
Utilities
2.98% 0.00% 51.35% 19.76%
Healthcare
2.91% 0.00% 13.32% 40.32%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Non US
96.73% 0.00% 103.67% 42.63%
US
0.22% -2.10% 99.98% 61.16%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
2.32% -4.34% 54.17% 48.61%
Corporate
0.15% 0.00% 39.01% 20.52%
Government
0.07% -37.46% 93.03% 13.75%
Derivative
0.00% -89.19% 2.93% 41.04%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 43.29% 43.03%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 42.03%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
US
0.07% -109.02% 7.15% 9.56%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 92.45% 46.61%

VEMAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.14% 0.05% 13.96% 99.00%
Management Fee 0.10% 0.00% 2.00% 1.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.85% N/A

Sales Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 2.00% 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.

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.00% 2.00% 307.00% 5.38%

VEMAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.04% 0.00% 0.19% 15.54%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.51% -1.57% 5.89% 6.37%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VEMAX - Managers

Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 29, 2008

10.93

10.9%

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.


Jeffrey D. Miller

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.43

3.4%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

25.57

Category Average

6.26

Category Mode

5.41