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VEMAX Vanguard Emerging Mkts Stock Idx Adm

  • Fund
  • VEMAX
  • Price as of: Dec 05, 2019
  • $35.23
    + $0.20 + 0.57%

Profile

VEMAX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 0.5%
  • Net Assets $87.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 18.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$35.23
$30.98
$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

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.51%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • 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.


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Performance

VEMAX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.9% -9.8% 35.5% 63.84%
1 Yr 8.1% -19.6% 31.8% 55.98%
3 Yr 5.5%* -12.8% 15.7% 68.15%
5 Yr 0.5%* -18.9% 25.9% 73.51%
10 Yr 0.2%* -10.8% 10.5% 84.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -41.9% 1.7% 32.61%
2017 28.2% 0.0% 50.3% 74.77%
2016 9.0% -10.1% 241.4% 32.47%
2015 -17.8% -33.9% -1.5% 74.85%
2014 -2.1% -46.3% 32.9% 27.66%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.3% -9.8% 34.5% 64.90%
1 Yr 7.5% -19.9% 31.5% 57.31%
3 Yr 5.3%* -12.9% 15.6% 79.79%
5 Yr 0.3%* -19.0% 29.7% 81.96%
10 Yr 0.2%* -10.8% 15.1% 90.91%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEMAX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -41.9% 1.7% 40.66%
2017 28.2% 0.0% 50.4% 80.96%
2016 9.0% -10.0% 249.7% 39.55%
2015 -17.8% -33.9% -1.5% 81.19%
2014 -2.1% -46.2% 32.9% 37.12%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VEMAX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Net Assets 87.2 B 990 K 87.2 B 0.13%
Number of Holdings 4200 2 4943 0.39%
Net Assets in Top 10 16.3 B 122 K 17 B 1.56%
Weighting of Top 10 18.75% 4.3% 98.8% 88.04%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.25%
  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 3.99%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2.54%
  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR 1.58%
  5. China Construction Bank Corp Class H 1.27%
  6. Reliance Industries Ltd 1.10%
  7. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 1.08%
  8. Naspers Ltd Class N 1.06%
  9. Industrial And Commercial Bank Of China Ltd Class H 0.98%
  10. Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 0.89%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Stocks
97.51% 80.73% 103.63% 57.61%
Cash
2.30% -8.91% 19.28% 39.92%
Other
0.12% -3.54% 14.02% 21.72%
Preferred Stocks
0.05% 0.00% 1.62% 9.36%
Bonds
0.02% -0.23% 4.42% 10.66%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.92% 30.95%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Financial Services
24.04% 1.61% 50.21% 48.24%
Consumer Cyclical
11.85% 0.53% 34.83% 58.52%
Technology
11.40% 0.00% 46.63% 86.22%
Communication Services
11.20% 0.00% 22.34% 16.64%
Energy
7.87% 0.00% 24.90% 24.97%
Basic Materials
7.51% 0.00% 16.13% 21.59%
Industrials
6.52% 0.00% 20.66% 35.37%
Consumer Defense
6.43% 0.00% 39.71% 68.27%
Real Estate
4.01% 0.00% 13.20% 20.94%
Healthcare
3.48% 0.00% 25.50% 40.05%
Utilities
3.18% 0.00% 13.37% 20.55%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Non US
97.25% 66.83% 102.21% 49.54%
US
0.26% -0.39% 18.99% 55.01%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
2.30% -8.91% 19.28% 40.96%
Corporate
0.05% 0.00% 3.73% 18.99%
Government
0.02% 0.00% 4.42% 7.15%
Derivative
0.00% -4.22% 4.52% 29.91%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.03% 29.13%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.13% 29.52%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEMAX % Rank
US
0.02% -0.23% 4.42% 3.77%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 3.40% 34.33%

Expenses

VEMAX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.14% 0.04% 124.05% 99.07%
Management Fee 0.10% 0.00% 2.00% 1.30%
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 0.20% 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 0.25% 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.

VEMAX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 11.00% 2.00% 254.00% 4.88%

Distributions

VEMAX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.78% 0.00% 22.23% 43.38%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VEMAX Category Low Category High VEMAX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.51% -1.69% 5.73% 6.62%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VEMAX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Michael Perre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 29, 2008

11.26

11.3%

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


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.76

3.8%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.0 32.78 5.79 0.42