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
Below 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 included 3-363 stocks of companies located in 46 countries- including both developed and emerging markets.


1 month+0.20% 3 years+10.08%
3 months+4.56% 5 years+7.67%
1 year+21.56% Since inception+12.55%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend

Performance 5-yr return+7.67%+10.90%
Expense ratio0.25%1.34%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.690.86
Net assets$6.0B$1.2B
Average market cap$1.8B$2.6B
Average P/E16.415.7
Portfolio turnover14%14%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJeffrey Miller / 2 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock92.44%
Fixed income1.22%
U.S. stock0.89%
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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