Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund

Scorecard
2 / 5 Stars
Lipper
1 1 2 5 1
Zacks Investment Research
2 (Buy)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
D- (Sell)

#15 in Foreign Small/Mid Blend

U.S. News evaluated 30 Foreign Small/Mid Blend 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 27.78 percent over the past year, 6.29 percent over the past three years, and 14.35 percent over the past five years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 8.5%
1 Year 27.8%
3 Years (Annualized) 6.3%
5 Years (Annualized) 14.3%
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks of international small-cap companies. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index, a free-float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of international small-capitalization stocks. The index includes approximately 3,050 stocks of companies located in 46 countries, including both developed and emerging markets.

Fees

Fees are Average compared to funds in the same category.
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small Capital Index Fund has an expense ratio of 0.19 percent.

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Risk

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

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