Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (VPL)

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Best Fit Pacific Region Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 30 Pacific Region Funds ETFs and 10 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 the Pacific region. 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 Asia Pacific Index. The FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index consists of approximately 808 common stocks of companies located in Japan, Australia, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand. As of October 31, 2013, Japan and Australia made up approximately 55% and 21%, respectively, of the index's market capitalization.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $59.24 Expense Ratio 0.12%
YTD Return 2.90% Avg. 30-Day Volume 441,036
1-Year Return 3.8% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $59.41 Shares Outstanding 43,783,000
Ask $59.44 Dividends $1.51
Top 10 Holdings
Toyota Motor Corp (E:7203) 2.74%
Samsung Electronic (E:005930) 2.72%
Bhp Billiton Ltd (E:BHP) 2.20%
Cmnwlth Bk Of Aust (E:CBA) 2.19%
Westpac Bkg Corp (E:WBC) 1.90%
Aust & Nz Bank Grp (E:ANZ) 1.67%
Mitsubishi Ufj Fin (E:8306) 1.49%
Natl Australia Bk (E:NAB) 1.48%
Softbank Corp (E:9984) 1.38%
Aia Group Ltd (E:1299) 1.22%
% of Total Holdings 19.00%

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Best Fit Pacific Region Funds

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