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Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv (VGTSX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv (VGTSX) Fund

    Last Trade: $16.78 on 5/26/2017, Change: -0.03 (-0.18%)

 

Graph of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) ManagerFund Manager - Michael Perre

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 8.8 years
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?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States. Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund employs a “passive management”—or indexing—investment approach designed to track the performance of the MSCI® All Country World ex USA Investable Market Index, an index designed to measure equity market performance in developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States. The index includes more than 6,000 stocks of companies located in 44 countries.

 

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv (VGTSX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv (VGTSX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) management has been with Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund for 8.8 years
  • Asset base in Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 3.00% vs Foreign Large Blend average of 44.90%. It is good that Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has a lower expense ratio than its Foreign Large Blend average: 0.19% vs 1.14%
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv (VGTSX) Fund

Data for Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -10.81% vs -10.09% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has a less-than-ideal mid-term performance (3-year return 0.96% vs 1.82% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 0.40% vs 1.53% Foreign Large Blend category median performance)
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) ratio of up-years vs down years can be improved
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) is less safe compared to its Foreign Large Blend peers
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) does not have a good risk adjusted return as its 3-year Alpha of 0.75 is worse than category average of 0.9, and its 3-year Sharpe ratio is 0.13
  • Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 13.03 that is higher than category average of 12.81
See Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv Fund (VGTSX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv1.00-10.810.960.40
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Schwab International Equity ETF (SCHF)000
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Track net asset change of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv fund (VGTSX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$205.98B
03/2016$198.58B
02/2016$182.69B
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Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard Total Intl Stock Index Inv fund (VGTSX)

DateCashStockBondOther
04/20160.13%99.14%0%0.57%
03/20160.24%99.12%0%0.49%
01/20160.64%98.92%0%0.33%
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Apr 29, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.2%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [0.93%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [0.83%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [0.72%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.67%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.58%]
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd [0.57%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [0.57%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.56%]
Total SA [0.54%]

Mar 30, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.22%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [0.92%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [0.81%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [0.76%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.64%]
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd [0.61%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.57%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.57%]
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A [0.52%]

Jan 30, 2016
NESTLE SA CHAM ET VE [1.27%]
ROCHE HLDG AG DIV RT [1.02%]
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT [0.93%]
NOVARTIS AG BASL [0.91%]
HSBC Holdings PLC [0.76%]
NOVO NORDISK A/S B [0.57%]
British American Tobacco PLC [0.57%]
GlaxoSmithKline PLC [0.55%]
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [0.55%]
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV [0.55%]
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