3 / 5 Stars
2 2 3 5 4
Zacks Investment Research
1 (Strong Buy)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 10 Diversified Pacific/Asia Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 21.68 percent over the past year, 8.07 percent over the past three years, 1.45 percent over the past five years, and 10.22 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 04.30.2013|
|Year to date||15.2%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||8.1%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||1.4%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||10.2%|
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 836 common stocks of companies located in Japan, Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and New Zealand. As of January 31, 2013, Japan and Australia made up approximately 46% and 23%, respectively, of the index's market capitalization.
Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.12 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.