Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund ETF Class (VSS)

107.67
Data as of Apr 17
 +0.61 / +0.57%
Today’s Change
85.83
Today|||52-Week Range
109.16
+4.59%
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+0.64% 3 years+4.41%
3 months+3.08% 5 years+17.46%
1 year+20.44% Since inception+18.42%
Data through 04/18/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$107.06
Open day’s range107.19 – 107.91
Net asset value (NAV)106.82 (04/17/2014)
Daily volume35,551
Average volume (3 months)69,300
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend ETFs

 VSSCategory
Performance 5-yr return+17.46%+20.27%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.20%0.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--1.08
Net assets$2.3B$899.7M
Average market cap$1.6B$2.2B
Average P/E15.016.8
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 Corp0.37%
-- Methanex Corporation0.28%
-- Gildan Activewear, Inc.0.28%
-- Open Text Corporation0.26%
-- Vermilion Energy Inc0.26%
-- Delta Lloyd N.V0.25%
-- Baytex Energy Corp0.25%
-- Keyera Corp0.23%
-- Smith (DS) PLC0.23%
-- AltaGas Ltd.0.23%

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