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VGTSX Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VGTSX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $16.29 - $0.07 - 0.43%
  • Category
  • Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities

VGTSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -1.2%
  • Net Assets $372 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 8.1%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$16.29
$14.72
$18.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.17%

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)

$0

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Foreign Large Cap Blend Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.81%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Total Intl Stock Idx Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Apr 29, 1996
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Michael Perre

Fund Description

The Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund Investor Shares (VGTSX) provides very low-cost exposure to the international equity landscape. This includes both developed and emerging-market stocks. As an index fund, VGTSX is passively managed and tracks the FTSE Global All Cap ex U.S. Index. This index covers 98% of the world’s non-U.S. markets across large-, mid- and small-cap stocks.

As an index fund covering the international stock market space, VGTSX is perfect as a core holding in any portfolio. The fund is internally managed by Vanguard.

VGTSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.4% 1.2% 17.9% 89.11%
1 Yr -8.5% -45.2% 2.7% 39.96%
3 Yr 3.6%* -14.0% 30.8% 42.97%
5 Yr -1.2%* -13.1% 16.6% 45.71%
10 Yr 3.0%* -2.7% 11.7% 70.22%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -50.1% 68.4% 27.88%
2017 23.8% -2.4% 37.4% 49.11%
2016 1.7% -13.9% 18.8% 13.47%
2015 -6.8% -27.8% 7.2% 82.77%
2014 -7.2% -27.8% 75.2% 40.33%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VGTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.4% 1.2% 18.2% 88.91%
1 Yr -8.5% -44.7% 4.3% 50.29%
3 Yr 3.6%* -11.4% 30.8% 64.36%
5 Yr -1.2%* -12.0% 17.0% 75.45%
10 Yr 3.0%* -1.8% 11.7% 85.67%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VGTSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -16.8% -50.0% 68.4% 38.60%
2017 23.8% 8.9% 37.4% 71.20%
2016 1.7% -8.0% 18.8% 25.35%
2015 -6.8% -26.3% 8.4% 87.52%
2014 -7.2% -27.8% 96.0% 68.52%

NAV & Total Return History

VGTSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VGTSX Category Low Category High VGTSX % Rank
Net Assets 372 B 1.56 M 372 B 0.78%
Number of Holdings 6382 5 9123 1.17%
Net Assets in Top 10 30.9 B -104 M 32.8 B 3.50%
Weighting of Top 10 8.08% 4.2% 551.0% 99.03%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 1.16%

  2. Tencent Holdings Ltd 1.13%

  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 0.90%

  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 0.80%

  5. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 0.74%

  6. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 0.74%

  7. Novartis AG 0.72%

  8. HSBC Holdings PLC 0.70%

  9. Toyota Motor Corp 0.62%

  10. BP PLC 0.58%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VGTSX % Rank
Stocks
95.46% 28.05% 124.30% 75.49%
Cash
3.77% -133.56% 22.88% 24.90%
Other
0.73% -4.08% 20.28% 16.34%
Preferred Stocks
0.03% 0.00% 3.91% 9.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.50% 73.93%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 115.04% 75.88%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGTSX % Rank
Financial Services
19.63% 0.00% 28.62% 36.77%
Industrials
11.54% 0.00% 23.25% 57.78%
Technology
11.50% 0.01% 26.73% 54.28%
Consumer Cyclical
11.03% 0.01% 27.51% 53.70%
Consumer Defense
9.04% 0.01% 32.90% 68.87%
Basic Materials
7.85% 0.00% 25.82% 38.72%
Healthcare
7.65% 0.00% 26.39% 78.02%
Energy
6.41% 0.00% 22.15% 33.85%
Real Estate
3.81% 0.00% 12.35% 18.29%
Communication Services
3.49% 0.00% 14.37% 49.81%
Utilities
2.99% 0.00% 15.14% 36.58%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VGTSX % Rank
Non US
94.69% 0.00% 120.51% 44.94%
US
0.77% -0.04% 99.97% 90.27%

VGTSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VGTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.17% 0.00% 4.65% 95.71%
Management Fee 0.14% 0.00% 1.36% 10.51%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

VGTSX 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

VGTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

VGTSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 3.00% 0.00% 156.00% 4.47%

VGTSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VGTSX Category Low Category High VGTSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 0.26% 13.04%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VGTSX Category Low Category High VGTSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.81% -1.71% 3.47% 5.85%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VGTSX - Managers

Michael Perre

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 05, 2008

10.82

10.8%

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.


Christine D. Franquin

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

1.5

1.5%

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.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

27.43

Category Average

7.14

Category Mode

1.41