VGK - FTSE Europe ETF

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.

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VGK - Profile


Summary Data for VGK

52 Week Lo: $49.81 52 Week Hi: $60.61
AUM: $10,989.7 M Shares: 216.2 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 7,987,952 Avg. Volume (3 month) 5,841,185
Filings Data as of:

VGK - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Nestle SA NSRGF: 2.76%
  2. Novartis AG NVSEF: 2.34%
  3. HSBC Holdings PLC HBCYF: 2.30%
  4. Roche Holding AG RHHVF: 2.29%
  5. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RYDAF: 1.78%
  6. BP PLC BPAQF: 1.64%
  7. Total SA TTFNF: 1.50%
  8. Sanofi SNYNF: 1.40%
  9. GlaxoSmithKline PLC GLAXF: 1.33%
  10. Banco Santander SA BCDRF: 1.31%
%Assets in Top 10: 18.65%
Total Holdings: 518.0

VGK Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.16%
International Stocks 99.13%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.59%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.05%
Other 0.08%

VGK Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 21.14%
Health Care 13.15%
Consumer Defensive 12.94%
Industrials 10.18%
Energy 9.38%
Consumer Cyclical 9.14%
Basic Materials 8.88%
Communication Services 5.11%
Utilities 4.11%
Technology 3.86%
Real Estate 1.2%

VGK Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 57.16%
Large 30.17%
Medium 10.84%
Small 0.05%
Micro 0.0%

VGK Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 77.21%
U.S. 0.16%
Canada 0.12%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.28%
Emerging 0.0%

VGK Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Kingdom 32.71%
Belgium 1.83%
France 13.8%
Switzerland 13.76%
Germany 12.54%
Spain 5.44%
Sweden 4.49%
Netherlands 4.35%
Italy 3.48%
Denmark 2.33%
Other 5.27%
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VGK - Fact Sheet

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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.

VGK - Fundamentals

VGK Performance

1 Week Return: 0.23%
2 Week Return: -3.57%
4 Week Return: -9.32%
13 Week Return: -11.68%
26 Week Return: -10.65%
YTD Return: -8.60%
1 Year Return: -4.01%
3 Year Return: 32.15%
5 Year Return: 27.10%

VGK Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.12%
  • Category: Europe Equities
  • Category Range: 0.14% to 0.80%
  • Category Average: 0.50%

VGK Valuation

P/E Ratio: 14.22
Beta: 1.21
20 Day Moving Average: $53.83
60 Day Moving Average: $56.03

VGK Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $2.37
Dividend Date: 2014-09-24
Dividend: $0.27
Annual Dividend Yield %: 4.66%

VGK Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 70.45%
20 Day Volatility: 19.47%
50 Day Volatility: 14.86%
200 Day Volatility: 12.91%
Standard Deviation: 2.10%

VGK - Technicals

VGK Technicals

20 Day MA: $53.83
60 Day MA: $56.03
MACD 15 Period: -1.20
MACD 100 Period: -5.60
Williams % Range 10 Day: 55.19
Williams % Range 20 Day: 72.46
RSI 10 Day: 36
RSI 20 Day: 34
RSI 30 Day: 35
Ultimate Oscillator: 41

VGK Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $50.10
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $54.52
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $50.13
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $57.57
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $50.64
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $59.18

VGK Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $51.56
Support Level 2: $51.28
Resistance Level 1: $52.10
Resistance Level 2: $52.36

VGK Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 52.01
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 39.60
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 43.40
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 24.56

VGK Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 70.45%
20 Day Volatility: 19.47%
50 Day Volatility: 14.86%
200 Day Volatility: 12.91%
Standard Deviation: 2.10%

VGK - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

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.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Europe Equities 0.12 2005-03-04 Vanguard ETF -8.60%

VGK Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A
Expenses A+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VGK on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

VGK Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for VGK

This ETF offers broad based exposure to the developed economies of Europe, spreading holdings across more than a dozen markets. As such, this ETF can be an efficient tool for investors looking to tilt exposure towards this region of the world. Those seeking broader exposure to ex-U.S. developed m...

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