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VFSVX Vanguard FTSE All-Wld ex-US SmCp Idx Inv

  • Fund
  • VFSVX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $38.71 - $0.03 - 0.08%
  • Category
  • Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities

VFSVX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.4%
  • Net Assets $6.63 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 2.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.71
$34.79
$46.43

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.22%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 0.25%

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Mar 14, 2019

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Small & Mid Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Small/Mid Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.0%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None
  • Net Income Ratio 2.50%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Apr 02, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Jeffrey D. Miller

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index. The advisor attempts to sample the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in common stocks in the index and by holding a representative sample of securities that resembles the full index in terms of key risk factors and other characteristics.

VFSVX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.4% 0.0% 16.7% 83.33%
1 Yr -14.0% -31.0% 0.0% 41.67%
3 Yr 2.0%* -8.9% 13.4% 45.83%
5 Yr -1.4%* -9.9% 8.4% 45.83%
10 Yr 4.3%* 1.8% 9.7% 55.17%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -20.6% -37.3% -8.1% 27.08%
2017 26.5% 12.1% 37.4% 43.75%
2016 1.3% -11.6% 17.7% 33.33%
2015 -2.7% -16.5% 11.3% 68.75%
2014 -7.0% -39.2% 59.3% 38.30%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.4% 0.0% 16.7% 81.25%
1 Yr -14.0% -31.0% 1.3% 75.00%
3 Yr 2.0%* -5.3% 13.4% 83.33%
5 Yr -1.4%* -7.2% 10.9% 75.00%
10 Yr 4.3%* 3.7% 12.3% 89.66%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VFSVX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -20.6% -36.0% -2.1% 52.08%
2017 26.5% 16.2% 38.6% 68.75%
2016 1.3% -6.4% 17.7% 52.08%
2015 -2.7% -16.5% 11.3% 79.17%
2014 -7.0% -39.2% 59.6% 59.57%

NAV & Total Return History

VFSVX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank
Net Assets 6.63 B 1.34 M 6.63 B 2.08%
Number of Holdings 3577 2 4260 6.25%
Net Assets in Top 10 197 M 302 K 3.47 B 37.50%
Weighting of Top 10 2.79% 2.6% 100.0% 91.67%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Open Text Corp 0.39%

  2. Canopy Growth Corp 0.36%

  3. Gildan Activewear Inc 0.30%

  4. Aurora Cannabis Inc 0.29%

  5. First Quantum Minerals Ltd 0.29%

  6. CAE Inc 0.25%

  7. CCL Industries Inc B- Non-Voting 0.25%

  8. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd 0.24%

  9. WSP Global Inc 0.22%

  10. Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp 0.22%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSVX % Rank
Stocks
92.32% 72.96% 99.67% 79.17%
Cash
6.80% 0.15% 22.14% 22.92%
Other
0.78% 0.00% 6.84% 25.00%
Preferred Stocks
0.10% 0.00% 0.96% 6.25%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.14% 25.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.40% 29.17%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSVX % Rank
Industrials
16.42% 14.86% 38.52% 91.67%
Technology
14.02% 2.87% 37.22% 20.83%
Consumer Cyclical
13.27% 4.08% 21.17% 39.58%
Financial Services
9.81% 0.00% 17.59% 56.25%
Real Estate
9.37% 0.00% 11.95% 14.58%
Basic Materials
9.35% 0.00% 14.40% 31.25%
Healthcare
6.61% 0.00% 15.20% 52.08%
Consumer Defense
5.30% 0.00% 14.55% 79.17%
Energy
3.84% 0.00% 8.44% 25.00%
Utilities
2.52% 0.00% 48.94% 14.58%
Communication Services
1.35% 0.00% 6.03% 43.75%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VFSVX % Rank
Non US
91.48% 72.96% 98.59% 58.33%
US
0.84% 0.00% 21.40% 79.17%

VFSVX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.22% 0.11% 2.36% 97.92%
Management Fee 0.17% 0.08% 1.20% 4.17%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 0.25% 0.25% 2.00% 94.74%

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.

VFSVX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 6.00% 144.00% 4.17%

VFSVX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 0.07% 12.50%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High VFSVX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.50% -0.04% 2.81% 12.50%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

VFSVX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency None Annually Annually Annually

VFSVX - Managers

Jeffrey D. Miller

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 31, 2015

3.75

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.


Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 26, 2016

3.26

3.3%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.41

Category High

23.59

Category Average

7.71

Category Mode

18.76