VEURX: Vanguard European Stock Index Investor

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VEURX Vanguard European Stock Index Investor

  • Fund
  • VEURX
  • Price as of: Oct 15, 2019
  • $29.24 + $0.35 + 1.21%

VEURX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 4.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 1.4%
  • Net Assets $18.2 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 16.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.24
$25.51
$29.91

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.23%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 6.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Nov 19, 2018

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Fund Classification

PRIMARY CATEGORY

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

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

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

VEURX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.7% 0.0% 24.9% 86.08%
1 Yr 1.4% -11.3% 9.4% 25.32%
3 Yr 4.9%* -3.2% 9.9% 34.85%
5 Yr 1.4%* -3.2% 7.6% 46.67%
10 Yr 0.7%* -2.0% 7.1% 76.09%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.7% -39.7% 0.0% 20.00%
2017 23.4% 0.0% 36.7% 58.73%
2016 -4.1% -13.1% 6.4% 40.32%
2015 -4.8% -19.7% 9.3% 77.05%
2014 -10.3% -17.1% -4.4% 40.82%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.7% 0.0% 24.9% 86.08%
1 Yr 1.4% -15.7% 9.4% 27.85%
3 Yr 4.9%* -4.4% 11.0% 42.42%
5 Yr 1.4%* -3.6% 8.7% 63.33%
10 Yr 0.7%* -0.5% 7.3% 86.96%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VEURX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -17.7% -39.7% 0.0% 22.67%
2017 23.4% 0.0% 38.4% 61.90%
2016 -4.1% -13.1% 8.9% 66.13%
2015 -4.8% -19.7% 11.5% 83.61%
2014 -10.3% -16.0% -4.0% 79.59%

NAV & Total Return History

VEURX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Net Assets 18.2 B 4.24 M 18.2 B 2.53%
Number of Holdings 1339 28 1339 2.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.01 B -26.5 M 3.01 B 2.53%
Weighting of Top 10 16.46% 6.9% 62.1% 96.20%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 3.51%

  2. Novartis AG 2.06%

  3. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 2.03%

  4. HSBC Holdings PLC 1.53%

  5. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A 1.29%

  6. BP PLC 1.27%

  7. Total SA 1.26%

  8. AstraZeneca PLC 1.23%

  9. SAP SE 1.21%

  10. Royal Dutch Shell PLC B 1.08%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Stocks
98.98% 89.37% 129.40% 44.30%
Cash
0.90% -0.79% 9.83% 55.70%
Other
0.09% -0.02% 3.43% 18.99%
Bonds
0.03% -36.21% 1.37% 10.13%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% 0.00% 0.01% 2.53%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 79.75%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Financial Services
16.82% 0.00% 23.31% 31.65%
Consumer Defense
14.11% 1.56% 24.31% 21.52%
Healthcare
13.36% 3.79% 28.29% 37.97%
Industrials
13.06% 1.69% 31.87% 79.75%
Consumer Cyclical
10.76% 0.00% 20.99% 56.96%
Basic Materials
7.38% 0.72% 21.81% 51.90%
Energy
6.81% 0.00% 20.14% 39.24%
Technology
6.19% 3.30% 21.21% 82.28%
Utilities
4.12% 0.00% 9.20% 10.13%
Communication Services
3.17% 0.00% 10.77% 30.38%
Real Estate
2.61% 0.00% 7.54% 24.05%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Non US
96.83% 83.90% 130.91% 50.63%
US
2.15% -1.51% 12.71% 29.11%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
Cash & Equivalents
0.90% -0.79% 7.31% 55.70%
Government
0.03% 0.00% 1.37% 8.86%
Corporate
0.01% 0.00% 3.87% 15.19%
Derivative
0.00% -1.46% 0.00% 69.62%
Securitized
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 79.75%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 79.75%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VEURX % Rank
US
0.03% -36.21% 1.37% 10.13%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 79.75%

VEURX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VEURX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.23% 0.07% 3.23% 96.20%
Management Fee 0.20% 0.06% 1.46% 5.06%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 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

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.

VEURX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 6.00% 6.00% 1311.00% 2.53%

VEURX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.06% 0.00% 7.55% 60.76%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VEURX Category Low Category High VEURX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.14% -0.21% 4.19% 6.33%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VEURX - Managers

Christine D. Franquin

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.59

3.6%

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 E. Hales

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.59

3.6%

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

0.0

Category High

21.92

Category Average

8.54

Category Mode

12.76