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Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund

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Graph of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) ManagerFund Manager - Christine D. Franquin

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 2.5 years
Similar Funds: VFWSX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Foreign Large Blend
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: D (Score: 0.47)     (What does this score mean?)

 

Graph of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) ProfileVanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) Profile

Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks of companies located in developed and emerging markets outside of the U.S. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund employs a “passive management” investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE All-World ex US Index. The index includes approximately 2,140 stocks of companies located in 46 countries. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

 

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund

Data for Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Asset base in Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 3.00% vs Foreign Large Blend average of 44.90%. It is good that Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has a lower expense ratio than its Foreign Large Blend average: 0.26% vs 1.14%
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund

Data for Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) management has been with Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund for only 2.5 years, it is hard to judge manager's ability based on this fund's operation record
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -11.23% vs -10.09% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.73% vs 1.82% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 0.20% vs 1.53% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of 0.52 is worse than category average of 0.9, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.11
  • Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.11 that is higher than category average of 12.81
See Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Graph of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv fund (VFWIX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$23.65B
03/2016$23.23B
02/2016$21.45B
More historic net asset information on Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX)

  

Graph of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv fund (VFWIX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.18%97.22%0%2.51%
03/20160.7%96.72%0%2.5%
01/20160.67%96.96%0%2.3%
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graph of Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) Top 10 Position TrackingTop 10 Holdings in Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv (VFWIX) Fund

Discover what Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Inv Fund (VFWIX) manager is buying

Apr 29, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.34%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [1.02%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [0.93%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [0.8%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.74%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.65%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [0.63%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.62%]
Total SA [0.61%]
GlaxoSmithKline PLC [0.6%]

Mar 30, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.36%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [1.02%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [0.9%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [0.85%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.71%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.63%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.63%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [0.58%]
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR [0.58%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [0.57%]

Jan 30, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.42%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [1.13%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [1.04%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [1.01%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.84%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.64%]
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [0.62%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.62%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [0.62%]
GlaxoSmithKline PLC [0.61%]
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