Vanguard FTSE Europe Index Fund ETF Shares (VGK)

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Volume: 69.7K

Investment Objective

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 an indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe Index. The FTSE Developed Europe Index is made up of approximately 500 common stocks of companies located in 16 European countries-mostly companies in the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, and Germany (which made up approximately 33%, 15%, 14%, and 14%, respectively, of the index's market capitalization as of October 31, 2013).

Performance

1 month+5.09% 3 years+10.52%
3 months+1.91% 5 years+8.26%
1 year-3.19% Since inception+5.02%
Data through 03/03/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$55.50
Open day’s range54.85 – 55.34
Net asset value (NAV)55.92 (03/02/2015)
Daily volume4,290,013
Average volume (3 months)5,796,040
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 03/04/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Europe stock ETFs

 VGKCategory
Performance 5-yr return+8.26%+4.85%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.12%0.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.450.43
Net assets$16.9B$1.8B
Average market cap$42.3B$29.3B
Average P/E17.918.2
Dividend / Share--0.53%

Competitors

IEV iShares Europe ETF
ADRU BLDRS Europe Select ADR Index Fund
FEU SPDR® STOXX Europe 50 ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 20.66%
Industrial materials 19.04%
Consumer goods 16.65%
Energy 11.21%
Healthcare 9.96%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 2.93%
-- 2.73%
-- 2.28%
-- 2.10%
-- 1.44%
-- 1.44%
-- 1.41%
-- 1.29%
-- 1.27%
-- 1.27%

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