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

109.46
Data as of 2:35pm ET
 +0.162 / +0.15%
Today’s Change
92.68
Today|||52-Week Range
112.74
+6.34%
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-0.70% 3 years+10.76%
3 months+1.41% 5 years+10.85%
1 year+21.02% Since inception+17.67%
Data through 08/29/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$109.30
Open day’s range109.20 – 109.67
Net asset value (NAV)109.05 (08/28/2014)
Daily volume28,464
Average volume (3 months)70,639
Data as of 2:35pm ET, 08/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend ETFs

 VSSCategory
Performance 5-yr return+10.85%+14.40%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.20%0.43%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.710.76
Net assets$2.5B$949.8M
Average market cap$1.6B$2.3B
Average P/E15.617.0
Dividend / Share--0.55%

Competitors

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

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 Corp0.38%
-- Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena0.37%
-- Baytex Energy Corp0.32%
-- Gildan Activewear Inc0.32%
-- Open Text Corp0.30%
-- Vermilion Energy Inc0.28%
-- Methanex Corp0.28%
-- Keyera Corp0.27%
-- AltaGas Ltd0.25%
-- Banco Comercial Portugues SA0.25%

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