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Vanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund Ranking and Research

Ranking, Research and Recommendation of Vanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund

    Last Trade: $23.64 on 3/22/2017, Change: +0.02 (0.08%)

 

Graph of Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) ManagerFund Manager - James Anderson

Fund Manager Information

Fund Manager Tenure: 14.1 years
Similar Funds: VWILX 
Fund Family: Vanguard
Fund Category: Foreign Large Growth
Fund Performance: May 30, 2016
Fundmojo Fund Grade: C (Score: 0.55)     (What does this score mean?)
Honorable Mentioning: Money Magazine (2011),

 

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Fund Profile and Description

Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund invests predominantly in the stocks of companies located outside the United States. In selecting stocks, the advisors evaluate foreign markets around the world and choose companies considered to have above-average growth potential.

 

Vanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund Strength What we like about Vanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund

Data for Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) management has been with Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund for 14.1 years
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has good mid-term performance (3-year return 2.88% vs 2.71% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) ratio of up-years vs down years is greater than 2
  • Asset base in Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has been consistently increasing at a reasonable pace in the last 2 months. It shows investor confidence and market support
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has an annual stock turnover rate of 29.00% vs Foreign Large Growth average of 52.29%. It is good that Vanguard International Growth Inv management does not trade extensively for its return.
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has a lower expense ratio than its Foreign Large Growth average: 0.47% vs 1.30%
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) is a true no-load fund as it has no load and no 12b1 promotion, distributions, marketing expenses

Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) Weakness What we are cautious about Vanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund

Data for Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) as of May 30, 2016

  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has a less-than-ideal short-term performance (1-year return -9.70% vs -7.92% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has a less-than-ideal Long-term performance (5-year return 2.31% vs 2.51% Foreign Large Growth category median performance)
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) has a Morningstar rating of 3 and below
  • Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) is more volatile than its peers as it has a 3-year Standard Deviation of 14.77 that is higher than category average of 12.66
See Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) performance details as of May 30, 2016

 

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Compare Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX)Compare with other top Foreign Large Growth category mutual funds

Aadditional top Foreign Large Growth mutual funds for your consideration

FundYear to Date1 Year3 year5 year
Vanguard International Growth Inv-0.19-9.702.882.31
Fidelity Series International Growth F (FFIGX)0.51-4.945.284.99Compare
JOHCM International Select II (JOHAX)2.19-15.166.895.85Compare
Invesco International Growth R5 (AIEVX)1.69-6.914.253.48Compare

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Compare Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX)Compare with Foreign Large Growth category ETFs

Some Foreign Large Growth ETFs for your consideration

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
AdvisorShares WCM/BNY MlnFcsd GR ADR ETF (AADR)000
iShares MSCI EAFE Growth (EFG)000
WisdomTree Global ex-US Dividend Gr ETF (DNL)000

 

Graph of Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) Net Asset TrackingVanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund Net Asset

Track net asset change of Vanguard International Growth Inv fund (VWIGX)

DateNet Asset
05/2016$21.28B
03/2016$21.07B
02/2016$19.77B
More historic net asset information on Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX)

  

Graph of Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) Portfolio TrackingVanguard International Growth Inv (VWIGX) Fund Portfolio Allocation

Track portfolio allocation change of Vanguard International Growth Inv fund (VWIGX)

DateCashStockBondOther
03/20161.33%95.34%0%3.33%
12/20151.94%94.99%0%3.07%
09/20152.18%95.33%0%2.49%
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Discover what Vanguard International Growth Inv Fund (VWIGX) manager is buying

Mar 30, 2016
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [3.86%]
Aia [3.46%]
Baidu, Inc. [3.44%]
Alibaba Group Holding Limited A [2.84%]
Inditex [2.81%]
Amazon.com Inc [2.54%]
SOFTBANK CORP ORD [1.74%]
ATLAS COPCO AB SER A [1.5%]
ROLLS ROYCE HOLDINGS [1.5%]
SMC CP [1.5%]

Dec 30, 2015
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [3.57%]
Aia [3.46%]
Baidu, Inc. [3.07%]
Amazon.com, Inc. [2.79%]
Inditex [2.78%]
Alibaba Group Holding Limited A [2.65%]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. [2.35%]
SoftBank Group Corp [1.78%]
SMC CP [1.63%]
ARM HOLDINGS PLC GBP [1.56%]

Sep 29, 2015
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD [3.33%]
Aia [3.29%]
Inditex [2.94%]
Amazon.com Inc [2.73%]
Baidu, Inc. [2.42%]
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. [2.38%]
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR [2.02%]
SOFTBANK CORP ORD [1.76%]
ROLLS ROYCE HOLDINGS [1.65%]
SVENSKA HANDELSBANKE [1.64%]
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