Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 2 2 5 3
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 11 Diversified Pacific/Asia Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 8.77 percent over the past year, 3.24 percent over the past three years, 15.01 percent over the past five years, and 5.87 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date -2.4%
1 Year 8.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 3.2%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.0%
10 Years (Annualized) 5.9%

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Summary

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.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard Pacific Stock Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.09 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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