VEURX: Vanguard European Stock Index Investor

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VEURX Vanguard European Stock Index Investor

  • Fund
  • VEURX
  • Price as of: Jan 17, 2020
  • $31.67
    + $0.13 + 0.41%

Profile

VEURX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.5%
  • Net Assets $20.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 15.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$31.67
$27.27
$31.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 3.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018
  • Standard (Taxable) $3,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.72%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Vanguard European Stock Index Fund Investor Shares
  • Fund Family Name
    Vanguard
  • Inception Date
    Jun 18, 1990
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inv
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Christine Franquin

Fund Description

The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund Investor Shares (VEURX) is a low-cost, passively managed index fund that tracks large-, mid- and small-cap stocks in developed Europe. VEURX tracks the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index and employs a full-replication strategy by owning all the stocks in the index. This includes exposure to more than 1,230 stocks from a variety of nations, including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

As an index covering all developed-market European stocks, VEURX makes an ideal core position alongside U.S. equities. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.


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Performance

VEURX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.9% -0.1% 2.8% 61.33%
1 Yr 15.1% 0.0% 34.2% 66.67%
3 Yr 6.5%* 0.0% 16.5% 57.38%
5 Yr 2.5%* -1.0% 10.1% 55.93%
10 Yr 1.8%* -0.6% 7.2% 75.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% 0.0% 44.8% 54.67%
2018 -17.7% -39.7% 0.0% 21.13%
2017 23.4% 0.0% 36.7% 55.93%
2016 -4.1% -13.1% 6.4% 36.21%
2015 -4.8% -19.7% 9.3% 75.44%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.9% -0.1% 2.8% 61.33%
1 Yr 15.1% -3.3% 34.2% 66.67%
3 Yr 6.5%* 0.0% 17.2% 55.74%
5 Yr 2.5%* -1.0% 11.1% 69.49%
10 Yr 1.8%* -0.6% 7.4% 85.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.9% 0.0% 44.8% 54.67%
2018 -17.7% -39.7% 0.0% 23.94%
2017 23.4% 0.0% 38.4% 59.32%
2016 -4.1% -13.1% 8.9% 63.79%
2015 -4.8% -19.7% 11.5% 82.46%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

VEURX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Net Assets 20.6 B 4.4 M 20.6 B 2.67%
Number of Holdings 1324 28 1324 2.67%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.22 B -35.2 M 3.22 B 2.67%
Weighting of Top 10 15.53% 6.8% 60.1% 96.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 2.92%
  2. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.15%
  3. Novartis AG 1.86%
  4. HSBC Holdings PLC 1.48%
  5. Total SA 1.25%
  6. AstraZeneca PLC 1.22%
  7. SAP SE 1.21%
  8. BP PLC 1.17%
  9. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 1.16%
  10. ASML Holding NV 1.10%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Stocks
98.67% 90.11% 129.72% 33.33%
Cash
1.23% -12.18% 7.23% 60.00%
Other
0.08% 0.00% 3.95% 28.00%
Bonds
0.02% -36.41% 0.53% 10.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 0.01% 9.33%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 77.33%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Financial Services
18.11% 0.00% 24.96% 32.00%
Industrials
14.55% 2.05% 35.73% 68.00%
Healthcare
13.20% 3.14% 27.72% 41.33%
Consumer Defense
12.69% 1.34% 26.40% 32.00%
Consumer Cyclical
9.19% 0.00% 19.73% 60.00%
Basic Materials
7.20% 0.71% 18.73% 44.00%
Energy
6.57% 0.00% 19.38% 32.00%
Technology
6.05% 2.56% 20.03% 78.67%
Communication Services
5.63% 0.00% 9.05% 42.67%
Utilities
4.10% 0.00% 8.80% 16.00%
Real Estate
2.71% 0.00% 7.32% 28.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Non US
97.28% 81.25% 129.73% 30.67%
US
1.39% -0.01% 14.57% 45.33%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
97.89% 1.02% 100.00% 72.06%
Government
1.69% 0.00% 7.32% 10.29%
Corporate
0.42% 0.00% 37.64% 26.47%
Derivative
0.00% -0.35% 1.29% 80.88%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 77.94%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 77.94%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
US
0.02% -36.41% 0.53% 10.67%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 77.33%

Expenses

VEURX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VEURX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.07% 8.50% 96.00%
Management Fee 0.20% 0.06% 1.46% 5.33%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

VEURX 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

VEURX 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.

VEURX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 3.00% 1311.00% 2.78%

Distributions

VEURX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.48% 0.00% 2.98% 8.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.72% -0.34% 4.46% 8.00%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

VEURX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Christine Franquin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.85

3.9%

Christine has been with Vanguard since 2000. She received her B.A. from Universitaire Faculteiten Sint Ignatius Antwerpen Belgium and also her Master Degree in Finance from Clark University in Massachusetts. She currently manages Vanguard European Stock Index and Switzerland Stock Index. Education: B.A., Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen, Belgium; J.D., University of Liege, Belgium; M.S., Clark University.

Justin Hales


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.85

3.9%

Justin E. Hales, CFP, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2004, has worked in investment management since 2006, has managed investment portfolios since 2014. Education: B.A., University of Maryland.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.25 22.17 9.18 13.01