Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK)

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Best Fit European Region Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 49 European Region Funds ETFs and 9 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Typical
Bid/Ask Ratio Typical
Holdings Diversity Excellent

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of Europe. The fund employs an indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe Index. The FTSE Developed Europe Index is made up of approximately 500 common stocks of companies located in 16 European countries-mostly companies in the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, and Germany (which made up approximately 33%, 15%, 14%, and 14%, respectively, of the index's market capitalization as of October 31, 2013).

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.17.2014

Previous Close $58.91 Expense Ratio 0.12%
YTD Return 2.24% Avg. 30-Day Volume 4,480,841
1-Year Return 27.2% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $59.22 Shares Outstanding 269,855,000
Ask $59.23 Dividends $2.27
Top 10 Holdings
Nestle Sa (E:NESN) 2.78%
Roche Hldgs Ag (E:ROG) 2.33%
Novartis Ag (E:NOVN) 2.23%
Hsbc Holdings Plc (E:HSBA) 2.22%
Royal Dutch Shell (E:RDSA) 1.68%
Bp (E:BP.) 1.67%
Total (E:FP) 1.55%
Glaxosmithkline (E:GSK) 1.49%
Sanofi (E:SAN) 1.34%
Brit Amer Tobacco (E:BATS) 1.27%
% of Total Holdings 18.60%

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Best Fit European Region Funds

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