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

Vanguard

  • International
  • Small-Cap
  • Core

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

VFSNX

Summary

The fund seeks to track the total return performance of a benchmark index before fees and expenses by investing in small-size companies outside the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

Next, the research team focuses on stocks of companies located in developed markets, including Europe, the Pacific, and Canada, and in emerging markets.

The team seeks to track the investment performance of the FTSE Global Small Cap ex US Index.

The More

Price

Last Close

$210.15 ( -4.28 )

52 Week HL

$271.29 - $203.6

Net Assets

$6640 M

Expense Ratio

Top 10 Holdings

Mar 05, 2021

Company Name

  • Open Text
  • Kirkland Lake
  • WSP Global
  • Emera Inc
  • Algonquin Power

Holding

Company Name

  • First Quantum
  • Kinross Gold
  • Ballard Power
  • BlackBerry Ltd
  • CCL Industries
  • Total

Holding

  • 0%

Manager

Name

Jeffrey D. Miller

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Fact Sheet

Q2 2021

Annual Reports

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-17.7 %

3 Year

9.85%

5 Year

11.4%

Best

30.3%
2017

Worst

-18.82%
2011

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -6.9% 4.7% -29.7% 10.4% -0.1% 8.8% 1% 3.5% 4.4% 4.7% -
Q2 -9.6% 6.5% 24.1% -0.5% -1.2% 6.3% 0.1% 3.8% 3.9% -3.7% -
Q3 - -1.8% 8.5% -3.2% -1.4% 6.6% 6.9% -10.4% -7.6% 10.4% -
Q4 - -0.3% 15.9% 8.8% -14.6% 5.6% -3.8% 3.7% -3.5% 5.4% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -4.7% -2.5% 0.2% -7.2% -2.6% - - - - - - -
2021 -0.8% 3.5% 2% 4.7% 2.3% -0.5% 0.8% 1.9% -4.3% 2.9% -1.6% -1.5%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
VFSNX -18%9%10%18%-19%30%4%-0%-18%19%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -18%-19%-6%-11%-12%11%-4%0%--11%19%

VFSNX S&P 500

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