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VTWSX Vanguard Total World Stock Index Inv

  • Fund
  • VTWSX
  • Price as of: May 14, 2019
  • $29.69 + $0.25 + 0.85%
  • Category
  • Global Equities

VTWSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 11.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 3.9%
  • Net Assets $17.6 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 9.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$29.69
$25.40
$31.26

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.17%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

Closed to new investors as of Mar 14, 2019

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

$3,000

IRA

$3,000

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Global Equities
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style World Large Stock

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 11.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.9%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.24%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name Vanguard
  • Inception Date Jun 26, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding N/A
  • Share Class Inv
  • Currency USD
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Christine D. Franquin

Fund Description

The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global All Cap 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.

VTWSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.3% -24.9% 27.3% 56.44%
1 Yr -3.0% -71.8% 9.0% 23.32%
3 Yr 8.4%* -31.6% 24.3% 14.83%
5 Yr 3.9%* -22.2% 14.3% 18.51%
10 Yr 8.1%* -9.8% 14.0% 32.72%

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -73.8% -0.3% 18.73%
2017 21.4% -19.8% 49.8% 32.94%
2016 6.1% -73.5% 24.7% 23.49%
2015 -4.2% -27.7% 17.2% 49.87%
2014 1.5% -40.2% 18.4% 28.39%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 11.3% -24.9% 27.3% 56.19%
1 Yr -3.0% -71.8% 13.8% 37.89%
3 Yr 8.4%* -31.4% 24.3% 38.32%
5 Yr 3.9%* -22.2% 17.8% 45.68%
10 Yr 8.1%* -9.8% 15.6% 60.14%

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period VTWSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -11.7% -73.8% 1.8% 37.47%
2017 21.4% -10.3% 53.2% 56.16%
2016 6.1% -21.0% 26.9% 38.71%
2015 -4.2% -26.7% 18.6% 68.11%
2014 1.5% -23.9% 18.4% 52.22%

NAV & Total Return History

VTWSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank
Net Assets 17.6 B 4.87 M 97.7 B 5.79%
Number of Holdings 8051 2 8051 0.26%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.7 B 595 K 17.1 B 12.63%
Weighting of Top 10 9.61% 7.1% 166.4% 97.68%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 1.74%

  2. Microsoft Corp 1.72%

  3. Amazon.com Inc 1.41%

  4. Facebook Inc A 0.76%

  5. Johnson & Johnson 0.72%

  6. Alphabet Inc Class C 0.71%

  7. Exxon Mobil Corp 0.66%

  8. Alphabet Inc A 0.66%

  9. JPMorgan Chase & Co 0.65%

  10. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 0.57%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High VTWSX % Rank
Stocks
98.76% 0.00% 105.59% 26.42%
Cash
0.87% -0.45% 49.39% 74.36%
Other
0.35% -1.69% 25.01% 17.14%
Preferred Stocks
0.02% 0.00% 9.00% 20.88%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 25.21% 38.92%
Bonds
0.00% -13.91% 99.46% 39.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTWSX % Rank
Technology
17.66% 0.00% 73.44% 46.51%
Financial Services
16.87% 0.00% 41.91% 31.01%
Consumer Cyclical
11.67% 0.00% 57.09% 51.16%
Healthcare
11.18% 0.00% 26.87% 51.55%
Industrials
10.96% 0.00% 80.34% 43.67%
Consumer Defense
8.13% -0.72% 40.44% 42.25%
Energy
5.87% 0.00% 52.81% 35.27%
Basic Materials
5.24% 0.00% 33.77% 33.85%
Real Estate
3.90% -0.30% 97.30% 22.74%
Communication Services
3.47% 0.00% 42.19% 33.20%
Utilities
3.20% 0.00% 89.43% 29.59%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High VTWSX % Rank
US
53.90% 0.00% 96.55% 35.95%
Non US
44.86% 0.00% 99.77% 48.07%

VTWSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.17% 0.01% 164.00% 98.07%
Management Fee 0.14% 0.00% 1.50% 7.85%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.08% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.08% 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.

VTWSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 0.00% 1856.00% 6.33%

VTWSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.02% 0.00% 0.76% 13.38%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

VTWSX Category Low Category High VTWSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.24% -1.68% 6.88% 9.28%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

VTWSX - Managers

Christine D. Franquin

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 22, 2013

6.19

6.2%

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.


Scott E. Geiger

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 30, 2017

1.41

1.4%

Scott E. Geiger, Portfolio Manager at Vanguard. He has been with Vanguard since 2006; has worked in investment management since 2008; has managed investment portfolios since 2013. Education: B.S., Millersville University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.0

Category High

36.68

Category Average

6.69

Category Mode

6.95