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Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund Investor Shares (VFSVX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Foreign small/mid blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks of international small-cap companies. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index, a float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international small-capitalization stocks. The index includes approximately 3,195 stocks of companies located in 43 countries, including both developed and emerging markets.


1 month-0.80% 3 years+5.84%
3 months+1.74% 5 years+3.24%
1 year-2.79% Since inception+12.25%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend

Performance 5-yr return+3.24%+6.71%
Expense ratio0.37%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.260.55
Net assets$3.0B$915.7M
Average market cap$1.4B$2.4B
Average P/E15.217.3
Portfolio turnover13%13%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJeffrey Miller / 0 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


International stock98.00%
Fixed income0.88%
U.S. stock0.32%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 30.45%
Financial service 15.52%
Consumer goods 13.03%
Consumer service 8.52%
Energy 7.73%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
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