Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund Investor Shares (VFWIX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Foreign large blend
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks of companies located in developed and emerging markets outside of the United States. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE All-World ex US Index, a free-float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international markets, excluding the United States.


1 month-7.13% 3 years+8.61%
3 months-9.25% 5 years+4.20%
1 year-3.36% Since inception+2.02%
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Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large blend

Performance 5-yr return+4.20%+6.22%
Expense ratio0.30%1.28%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.420.44
Net assets$22.3B$3.6B
Average market cap$28.5B$37.0B
Average P/E15.215.7
Portfolio turnover8%8%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureRyan Ludt / 6 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment$3,000.00


International stock97.28%
Fixed income1.95%
U.S. stock0.32%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 23.91%
Industrial materials 21.49%
Consumer goods 14.77%
Energy 11.26%
Telecommunication 6.53%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Nestle SA1.24%
-- Novartis AG1.16%
-- Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert.1.10%
-- HSBC Holdings PLC1.03%
-- Toyota Motor Corp0.82%
-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A0.80%
-- BP PLC0.72%
-- Total SA0.70%
-- Sanofi0.69%
-- Bayer AG0.61%

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