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12/19 6:05pm ET

Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets Index Fund ETF Shares (VEA)

38.63
Data as of Dec 19
 +0.08 / +0.21%
Today’s Change
36.36
Today|||52-Week Range
43.48
-7.32%
Year-to-Date
VEA Regular Dividend: VEA will begin trading ex-dividend on 12/22/14 with a $0.24 dividend payable to shareholders of record as of 12/24/14.

Investment Objective

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 Europe and the Pacific region. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Developed ex North America Index, which includes approximately 1,383 common stocks of companies. It attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

Performance

1 month-2.31% 3 years+12.51%
3 months-6.08% 5 years+5.93%
1 year-1.30% Since inception-0.44%
Data through 12/19/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$38.55
Open day’s range38.38 – 38.74
Net asset value (NAV)38.52 (12/18/2014)
Daily volume14,181,724
Average volume (3 months)4,869,735
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 12/19/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large blend ETFs

 VEACategory
Performance 5-yr return+5.93%+6.52%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.09%0.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.440.46
Net assets$45.5B$4.0B
Average market cap$31.3B$37.6B
Average P/E16.016.0
Dividend / Share--0.46%

Competitors

SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF™
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
CWI SPDR® MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 22.06%
Industrial materials 21.75%
Consumer goods 16.79%
Healthcare 8.42%
Energy 8.02%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Nestle SA1.71%
-- Novartis AG1.61%
-- Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert.1.50%
-- HSBC Holdings PLC1.35%
-- Toyota Motor Corp1.16%
-- Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A0.93%
-- Bayer AG0.89%
-- BP PLC0.86%
-- Banco Santander SA0.81%
-- Total SA0.81%