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 across developed and emerging markets in Europe, the Far East, and Latin America. 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-8.02% 3 years+10.12%
3 months-9.03% 5 years+6.56%
1 year-3.51% Since inception+10.79%
Data through --

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large growth

Performance 5-yr return+6.56%+7.37%
Expense ratio0.48%1.42%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.530.51
Net assets$22.0B$2.2B
Average market cap$33.5B$30.6B
Average P/E17.517.7
Portfolio turnover31%31%

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Fund Management and Purchase Info

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


International stock94.68%
U.S. stock2.09%
Fixed income0.27%
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 ADR3.14%
-- Tencent Holdings Ltd.2.82%
-- AIA Group Ltd2.32%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.15%
-- Industria De Diseno Textil SA1.76%
-- SMC Corp1.73%
-- Banco Popular EspaƱol S.A.1.51%
AMZN Inc1.48%
-- Roche Holding AG1.46%
-- UniCredit SpA1.43%

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