Vanguard International Growth Fund Investor Shares (VWIGX)

Net Asset Value
1 Day
Overall Morningstar Rating
Foreign large growth
Style or Category
No Load
Sales Expenses
Expense Ratio
Above Average
Morningstar Risk Rating™
Investment Objective The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests predominantly in the stocks of companies located outside the United States and is expected to diversify its assets in countries across developed and emerging markets. In selecting stocks, the fund's advisors evaluate foreign markets around the world and choose large-, mid-, and small-capitalization companies considered to have above-average growth potential. The fund uses multiple investment advisors.


1 month+0.23% 3 years+9.47%
3 months+1.24% 5 years+7.71%
1 year-3.14% Since inception+10.60%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large growth

Performance 5-yr return+7.71%+6.13%
Expense ratio0.47%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.450.44
Net assets$21.0B$3.9B
Average market cap$31.2B$29.5B
Average P/E17.317.7
Portfolio turnover21%21%

There are thousands of mutual funds to choose from. Get Money Magazine’s picks in all major categories.

Fund Management and Purchase Info

Fund familyVanguard
Fund manager & tenureJames Anderson / 11 Years
Minimal initial investment$3,000.00
Minimum IRA investment--


International stock94.97%
U.S. stock1.90%
Fixed income0.33%
Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 26.22%
Financial service 18.44%
Consumer goods 16.57%
Energy 8.89%
Consumer service 8.42%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
BIDU Baidu Inc ADR3.06%
-- Tencent Holdings Ltd.2.66%
-- AIA Group Ltd2.52%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.16%
-- SMC Corp1.87%
-- Inditex1.69%
-- Banco Popular Español S.A.1.65%
-- UniCredit SpA1.62%
-- Fiat Spa1.62%
-- ARM Holdings PLC1.60%

Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer.

Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights reserved.

Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved.

Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices © S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2015 and/or its affiliates.