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VGK Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

  • ETF
  • VGK
    Pricing Data
    $49.86
    Change: $0.13 (-0.0%)
    Time: 04/29/16
    Previous Close: $49.99
  • Category
  • Europe Equities
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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $43.23
  • 52 Week Hi: $56.79
  • AUM: $14,171.1 M
  • Shares: 282.5 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 4,155,354
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 4,938,112

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Description

The FTSE Developed Europe Index is one of a range of indices designed to help investors benchmark their European investments. The index comprises large and mid cap stocks providing coverage of the Developed markets in Europe. The index is derived from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS), which covers 98% of the world's investable market capitalization.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

VGK is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate FTSE Developed Europe Index. The FTSE Developed Europe Index is one of a range of indices designed to help investors benchmark their European investments. The index comprises large and mid cap stocks providing coverage of the Developed markets in Europe. The index is derived from the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (GEIS), which covers 98% of the world's investable market capitalization.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VGK on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Europe Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

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VGK Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A EZU
Expenses A+ VGK
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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VGK In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

VGK Holdings

Filings Data as of: Apr 04, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
Rank:
1245
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
15.37%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.66%
International Stocks 98.15%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.07%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.11%
Other 1.02%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 18.57%
Consumer Defensive 14.38%
Health Care 13.06%
Industrials 11.74%
Consumer Cyclical 11.74%
Basic Materials 7.29%
Energy 6.0%
Communication Services 5.1%
Technology 4.76%
Utilities 3.65%
Real Estate 2.37%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 50.53%
Large 29.84%
Medium 15.0%
Small 2.58%
Micro 0.11%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 75.55%
U.S. 0.66%
Canada 0.11%
Latin America 0.05%
Asia (Emerging) 0.03%
Middle East 0.01%
Asia (Developed) 0.01%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 98.7%
Emerging 0.1%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United Kingdom 30.67%
Belgium 2.27%
France 14.11%
Switzerland 13.35%
Germany 13.18%
Sweden 4.96%
Spain 4.42%
Netherlands 4.13%
Italy 3.49%
Denmark 3.03%
Other 6.39%

VGK Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.585%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.28%
Category Average
0.50%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (Vanguard, TD Ameritrade)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 23 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

VGK Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

1 Week Return
Rank:
0.04%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
3.49%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
6.43%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
-3.33%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
0.52%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
-9.11%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
9.43%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
7.02%
Category Low
Category High

Charts

The following chart includes the option to compare the performance of VGK relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

VGK Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
19.4
Category Low
Category High

VGK Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Dividend
$0.27
Dividend Date
2016-03-15
Annual Dividend Rate
$1.58
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
3.15%
Category Low
Category High

VGK Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
113.27%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
16.08%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
16.14%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
20.09%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
1.68
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
3.26%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $49.12
  • 60 Day MA: $47.52
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.27
  • MACD 100 Period: 2.19
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 44.81
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 19.66
  • RSI 10 Day: 58
  • RSI 20 Day: 58
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 53

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $49.37
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $50.56
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $47.12
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $51.11
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $46.93
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $50.72

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $49.65
  • Support Level 2: $49.45
  • Resistance Level 1: $50.10
  • Resistance Level 2: $50.35

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 46.26
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 55.08
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.33
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 59.89

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