VGK FTSE Europe ETF

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VGK - Profile

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Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Europe Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

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

VGK - 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.

VGK Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

Knowledge Center

VGK In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

VGK - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Dec 02, 2014
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
VGK Rank:
VGK 530
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
VGK Rank:
VGK 18.63%
Category Low
Category High

VGK Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.33%
International Stocks 98.76%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.73%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.07%
Other 0.1%

VGK Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 21.6%
Health Care 13.65%
Consumer Defensive 12.97%
Industrials 10.03%
Consumer Cyclical 9.11%
Energy 8.61%
Basic Materials 8.45%
Communication Services 5.27%
Utilities 4.17%
Technology 3.8%
Real Estate 1.22%

VGK Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 56.83%
Large 30.1%
Medium 11.22%
Small 0.03%
Micro 0.0%

VGK Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 76.18%
U.S. 0.34%
Canada 0.12%
Middle East 0.06%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

VGK Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.09%
Emerging 0.0%

VGK Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United Kingdom 32.27%
Belgium 1.85%
France 14.12%
Switzerland 14.07%
Germany 12.45%
Spain 5.35%
Sweden 4.66%
Netherlands 3.82%
Italy 3.53%
Denmark 2.48%
Other 5.4%
Expense

VGK - Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
VGK Rank:
VGK 0.12%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in VGK

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 15 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

VGK - Performance

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

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1 Week Return
VGK Rank:
VGK 2.26%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
VGK Rank:
VGK -2.52%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
VGK Rank:
VGK -6.52%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
VGK Rank:
VGK -11.33%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
VGK Rank:
VGK -5.78%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
VGK Rank:
VGK -2.07%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
VGK Rank:
VGK 49.53%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
VGK Rank:
VGK 36.03%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

VGK - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also 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.

Valuation

VGK - Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
VGK Rank:
VGK 14.22
Category Low
Category High

As of Dec 19, 2014

Dividend

VGK - Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
VGK Rank:
VGK 4.42%
Category Low
Category High

As of Dec 19, 2014

Technicals

VGK - Technicals

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VGK Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
VGK Rank:
VGK 70.68%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
VGK Rank:
VGK 16.01%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
VGK Rank:
VGK 15.56%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
VGK Rank:
VGK 15.13%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
VGK Rank:
VGK 1.18
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
VGK Rank:
VGK 2.24%
Category Low
Category High

VGK Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $54.20
  • 60 Day MA: $53.68
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.38
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.53
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 41.53
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 50.78
  • RSI 10 Day: 48
  • RSI 20 Day: 47
  • RSI 30 Day: 47
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 42

VGK Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $51.33
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $55.11
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $51.79
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $56.66
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $52.06
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $56.19

VGK Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: n/a
  • Support Level 2: $52.83
  • Resistance Level 1: n/a
  • Resistance Level 2: $53.93

VGK Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 60.58
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 63.88
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 47.40
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 41.28
Fact Sheet

VGK - Fact Sheet

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