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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Exchange-traded Fund (ETF)

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of Europe. The fund employs a “passive management” or indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the MSCI® Europe Index. The index is made up of approximately 467 common stocks of companies located in 16 European countries—mostly companies in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Switzerland (which made up approximately 32%, 16%, 12%, and 12%, respectively, of the Index’s market capitalization, as of October 31, 2009).
VGK ETF Inception Date: Mar 4, 2005
VGK ETF Family: Vanguard
VGK ETF Category: Europe Stock
VGK ETF Net Asset: $6.92B
VGK ETF Year-to-Date Performance 11.25%
VGK ETF 1 Year Performance -7.10%
VGK ETF 3 Year Performance 18.09%


Compare Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) within Europe Stock category

Compare Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) with other Europe Stock category EFTs

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
First Trust STOXX Euro Select Div Idx (FDD)6.12%-9.81%17.33%
Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (GXF)18.54%-9.70%0
WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend (DFE)18.32%-9.39%24.61%
iShares MSCI Sweden Index (EWD)15.39%-8.46%31.19%
iShares MSCI Belgium Investable Mkt Idx (EWK)16.53%-8.28%18.97%
iShares MSCI Germany Index (EWG)21.12%-7.96%18.64%
BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index (ADRU)6.23%-7.84%15.58%
iShares S&P Europe 350 Index (IEV)10.70%-7.83%16.89%
SPDR STOXX Europe 50 (FEU)8.50%-7.06%14.44%


Compare Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) ETF with top Europe Stock Mutual Funds

Compare Mutual Funds with ETFs

FundYTD%1 Year3 YearMojo Score
Europe Stock Category Average12.76-6.9818.01
Invesco European Small Company A16.83-1.6625.150.85
DFA Continental Small Company I16.64-17.3820.070.76
Invesco European Growth A12.652.2822.590.75


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