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 free-float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international small-capitalization stocks. The index includes approximately 3,050 stocks of companies located in 46 countries, including both developed and emerging markets.


1 month-6.12% 3 years+8.54%
3 months-10.45% 5 years+6.16%
1 year-3.04% Since inception+15.74%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend

Performance 5-yr return+6.16%+9.66%
Expense ratio0.40%1.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.510.67
Net assets$2.5B$928.1M
Average market cap$1.4B$2.2B
Average P/E15.315.9
Portfolio turnover19%19%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureMichael Eyre / 1 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


International stock97.49%
Fixed income1.31%
U.S. stock0.17%
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
-- Keyera Corp0.32%
-- Open Text Corp0.32%
-- Gildan Activewear Inc0.32%
-- Methanex Corp0.31%
-- Baytex Energy Corp0.30%
-- Vermilion Energy Inc0.28%
-- AltaGas Ltd0.27%
-- Dixons Carphone PLC0.26%
-- H&R Real Estate Investment Trust0.25%
-- Onex Corp0.24%

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