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

98.23
Data as of 10:34am ET
 +1.00 / +1.03%
Today’s Change
93.05
Today|||52-Week Range
112.74
-4.58%
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-7.57% 3 years+9.06%
3 months-10.93% 5 years+6.15%
1 year-2.53% Since inception+14.86%
Data through 10/21/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$97.23
Open day’s range97.88 – 98.33
Net asset value (NAV)97.24 (10/20/2014)
Daily volume12,702
Average volume (3 months)94,906
Data as of 10:34am ET, 10/21/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign small/mid blend ETFs

 VSSCategory
Performance 5-yr return+6.15%+8.56%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.20%0.39%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.530.57
Net assets$2.5B$1.0B
Average market cap$1.4B$2.2B
Average P/E15.315.9
Dividend / Share--0.56%

Competitors

MDD SPDR┬« S&P International Mid Cap ETF
SCHC Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ET...
IEUS iShares MSCI Europe 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
-- Keyera Corp0.32%
-- Open Text Corp0.32%
-- Gildan Activewear Inc0.32%
-- Methanex Corp0.31%
-- Baytex Energy Corp0.30%
-- Vermilion Energy Inc0.28%
-- AltaGas Ltd0.27%
-- Dixons Carphone PLC0.26%
-- H&R Real Estate Investment Trust0.25%
-- Onex Corp0.24%

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