Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap Index Fund ETF Shares (VSS)

104.44
Data as of 3:59pm ET
 -0.47 / -0.45%
Today’s Change
98.17
Today|||52-Week Range
112.74
+1.46%
Year-to-Date

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.

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Performance

1 month-3.25% 3 years+13.20%
3 months-4.84% 5 years+8.48%
1 year+8.44% Since inception+16.58%
Data through 09/23/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$104.91
Open day’s range104.29 – 104.92
Net asset value (NAV)104.79 (09/22/2014)
Daily volume86,124
Average volume (3 months)70,696
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 09/23/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend ETFs

 VSSCategory
Performance 5-yr return+8.48%+14.40%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.20%0.39%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.680.70
Net assets$2.6B$1.1B
Average market cap$1.6B$2.3B
Average P/E15.816.5
Dividend / Share--0.56%

Competitors

MDD SPDR┬« S&P International Mid Cap ETF
SCHC Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ET...
SCZ iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap ETF

Holdings

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
-- Tourmaline Oil Corp0.40%
-- Baytex Energy Corp0.33%
-- Keyera Corp0.33%
-- Open Text Corp0.31%
-- Gildan Activewear Inc0.31%
-- Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena0.30%
-- Methanex Corp0.29%
-- Vermilion Energy Inc0.28%
-- AltaGas Ltd0.28%
-- Dufry AG0.24%

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