VESGX: Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund

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VESGX Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund


Profile

VESGX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $118 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.85
$20.22
$29.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.48%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $50,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -12.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.89%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard Global ESG Select Stock Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jun 04, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mark Mandel

Fund Description

Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund’s assets will be invested in common stocks of companies that meet the advisor’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria. It will typically invest in stocks of large and mid-size companies located in a number of countries throughout the world, including issuers located in emerging markets.


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Performance

VESGX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -12.0% -92.6% 723.9% 48.88%
1 Yr -0.6% -92.6% 432.2% 34.43%
3 Yr N/A* -60.7% 18.0% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -43.5% 13.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -22.8% 12.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -33.1% 42.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.4% 0.0% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 43.5% N/A
2016 N/A -14.4% 47.8% N/A
2015 N/A -36.4% 12.8% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -12.0% -92.6% 723.9% 48.88%
1 Yr -0.6% -92.6% 432.2% 34.43%
3 Yr N/A* -60.7% 19.0% N/A
5 Yr N/A* -43.5% 15.2% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -22.8% 13.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VESGX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 N/A -33.1% 42.6% N/A
2018 N/A -44.4% 1.8% N/A
2017 N/A -6.5% 43.5% N/A
2016 N/A -14.4% 47.8% N/A
2015 N/A -36.4% 14.3% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VESGX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VESGX Category Low Category High VESGX % Rank
Net Assets 118 M 21.7 K 17.8 B 60.41%
Number of Holdings 39 1 3231 76.51%
Net Assets in Top 10 37.7 M -14.6 M 5.86 B 62.52%
Weighting of Top 10 36.28% 9.5% 100.0% 38.50%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VESGX % Rank
Stocks
95.10% 29.58% 100.25% 72.76%
Cash
4.90% -19.52% 50.49% 24.01%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.00% 46.29%
Other
0.00% -10.40% 11.97% 50.60%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.62% 35.23%
Bonds
0.00% -0.01% 47.22% 40.69%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VESGX % Rank
Financial Services
23.45% 0.00% 31.91% 4.66%
Consumer Cyclical
17.84% 0.00% 33.85% 8.29%
Industrials
15.12% 0.00% 43.57% 11.57%
Technology
13.57% 0.00% 41.72% 68.91%
Healthcare
11.52% 0.00% 28.51% 81.52%
Basic Materials
4.62% 0.00% 37.34% 29.36%
Utilities
4.30% 0.00% 34.00% 39.03%
Communication Services
3.89% 0.00% 27.20% 90.16%
Consumer Defense
3.49% 0.00% 73.78% 89.29%
Real Estate
2.20% 0.00% 17.05% 47.15%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 13.89% 82.38%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VESGX % Rank
US
49.80% 16.02% 71.04% 56.99%
Non US
45.30% 13.10% 78.41% 47.50%

Expenses

VESGX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.48% 0.01% 53.31% 93.24%
Management Fee 0.34% 0.00% 1.82% 11.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.70% N/A

Sales Fees

VESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

VESGX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 3.00% 297.00% 14.26%

Distributions

VESGX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VESGX Category Low Category High VESGX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.93% 0.00% 4.53% 4.23%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

VESGX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VESGX Category Low Category High VESGX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.89% -1.52% 7.06% 31.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VESGX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mark Mandel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2019

0.91

0.9%

Mark is the director of Global Industry Research, an investment group comprising senior equity analysts and the various functions that support bottom-up research, stock picking, and investment across global capital markets. In this role, he focuses on ensuring that we attract, retain, and motivate world-class securities analysts and investment talent; provide them with the resources, support, and ongoing feedback needed to excel; and undertake our work with a fiduciary mindset and a collaborative spirit in order to make informed investment decisions on behalf of our clients. Mark leads a management team responsible for more than 100 professionals who formally follow over 4,500 stocks and directly manage over US$100 billion of client assets. He also chairs the firm’s Compensation Committee and is a member of the Incentive Compensation Committee, Hedge Fund Review Group, and Research Equity Review Group (ERG2). Mark was named to his current role in 2002 after eight years as a global industry analyst covering non-bank financial services. Before joining Wellington Management in 1994, he worked in the corporate finance group at Advest, Inc., a Hartford-based brokerage firm. He earned his MBA from Dartmouth College (Tuck), where he was named an Amos Tuck scholar. He received his BA in economics from Bates College. Additionally, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Yolanda Courtines


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 04, 2019

0.91

0.9%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 34.9 5.22 0.33