VEU
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund

Price: $64.02
Change: $0.23 (0.0%)
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Vitals

Analyst Report

This ETF offers broad-based exposure to equity markets outside of the U.S., including both developed and emerging markets. As such, VEU can be a useful tool for many investors constructing long-term portfolios, or as a tactical tilt for those looking to beef up international allocations. VEU is impressive in both its cost efficiency and depth of holdings, and does a nice job of balancing exposure across a number of ex-U.S. economies. Like all Vanguard ETFs, VEU may be available commission free in Vanguard accounts, further enhancing the appeal of this fund to cost-conscious investors. It should be noted that the balance between emerging and developed markets may not be consistent with all investment objectives; further fine tuning may be required in some instances. Also, VEU consists primarily of large cap stocks; complementary exposure through VSS will result in a more balanced portfolio that includes smaller firms with potentially greater capital appreciation possibilities.

ETF Database Themes

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market
  • Category Size and Style
  • Focus Total Market
  • Niche Broad-based
  • Strategy Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $48.13
  • 52 Week Hi $64.76
  • AUM $36,045.0 M
  • Shares 562.8 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,878,339
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,905,023

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Foreign Large Cap Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SPDW 0.04% $12.0 B 1 M 13.98%
Largest (AUM) VEA 0.05% $107.3 B 7 M 13.87%
Most Liquid (Volume) EFA 0.32% $59.0 B 19 M 13.51%
Top YTD Performer PIZ 0.80% $258.9 M 37,446 23.85%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest VXUS 0.08% $52.1 B 2 M 11.46%
Largest (AUM) VXUS 0.08% $52.1 B 2 M 11.46%
Most Liquid (Volume) VXUS 0.08% $52.1 B 2 M 11.46%
Top YTD Performer IPKW 0.55% $129.8 M 22,714 19.95%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

VEU ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 3521 711 981
% of Assets in Top 10 9.81% 21.40% 28.21%
% of Assets in Top 15 12.85% 27.20% 34.58%
% of Assets in Top 50 25.26% 51.95% 59.14%

Size Comparison

VEU ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 78.95% 70.13% 63.19%
Mid (>2.7B) 19.19% 24.86% 25.25%
Small (>600M) 1.85% 3.10% 4.61%
Micro (<600M) 0.00% 0.29% 0.29%

VEU Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

VEU
P/E Ratio
15.70
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
26.03
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
17.76

VEU Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

VEU ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.51 $ 0.47 $ 0.33
Dividend Date 2021-06-21 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 1.47 $ 0.99 $ 0.72
Annual Dividend Yield 2.30% 2.37% 1.72%

VEU Fund Flows

View charts featuring ETF fund flow data.

5 Day Net Flows: 1.82 M 1 Month Net Flows: 217.43 M 3 Month Net Flows: 730.86 M 6 Month Net Flows: 1.94 B 1 Year Net Flows: 4.43 B 3 Year Net Flows: 6.91 B 5 Year Net Flows: 13.38 B 10 Year Net Flows: 21.25 B

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for VEU 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 Foreign Large Cap 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.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ n/a
Expenses A n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

VEU Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

VEU
Expense Ratio
0.08%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.41%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.49%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.60%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions Qualified dividends
Distributes K1 No
ESG Themes and Scores
7.14/10
ESG Score
72.56%
Global Percentile
24.03%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      6.14%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      191.59
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • High Impact Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Water Stress High Risk Business Segment (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress High Risk Geography (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Moderate (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure High (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Low (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Revenue Exposure to Energy Efficiency (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Alternative Energy (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Green Building (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Pollution Prevention (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Water Sustainability (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Social Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      6.14%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      8.76%
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Affordable Real Estate (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Education (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Major Disease Treatment (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Nutrition (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Sanitation (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to SME Finance (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Human Rights Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Labor Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Labor Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Labor Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Severe Customer Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Catholic Values Fail (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Islamic Non-Compliant (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Adult Entertainment Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Alcohol Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Gambling Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Nuclear Power Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Tobacco Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Controversies Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Retailer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Producer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Direct Predatory Lending Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Genetic Engineering Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Governance Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Independent Board Majority (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (0-25%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (25-50%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (50-75%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (75-100%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • No Female Directors (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Three OR More Female Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Females Represent 30% of Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Entrenched Board (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Overboarding (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Negative Director Votes (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Ownership AND Control Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • One Share One Vote (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Annual Director Elections (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Does Not Use Majority Voting (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Significant Votes Against Pay Practices (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder Concerns (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Cross Shareholdings (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Poison Pill (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Pay Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Pay Performance Link (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Internal Pay Equity (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Executive Pay Non-Disclosure (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Accounting Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score

VEU Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

VEU ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 2.73% 1.86% 1.84%
3 Month Return -0.16% 0.37% -1.01%
YTD Return 10.87% 11.85% 8.26%
1 Year Return 25.73% 25.35% 20.67%
3 Year Return 35.08% 23.34% 29.12%
5 Year Return 65.13% 33.29% 46.23%

VEU Price and Volume Chart

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of VEU's underlying holdings.

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 90.24%
American Depositary Receipt 3.32%
Preferred Equity 1.87%
Global Depositary Receipt 0.79%
CASH 0.71%
Temporary 0.52%
Alien/Foreign 0.47%
Unit 0.22%
Open-ended Fund 0.15%
Depositary Receipts/Certificates 0.13%
Non-Voting Depositary Receipt 0.03%
Other 0.01%
Preferred 0.0%
Sector Percentage
Finance 20.9%
Electronic Technology 8.64%
Consumer Non-Durables 8.52%
Health Technology 8.49%
Technology Services 7.4%
Producer Manufacturing 6.79%
Consumer Durables 5.64%
Non-Energy Minerals 4.71%
Retail Trade 4.5%
Process Industries 4.21%
Energy Minerals 3.49%
Utilities 2.92%
Communications 2.91%
Transportation 2.52%
Industrial Services 1.54%
Consumer Services 1.51%
Commercial Services 1.33%
Distribution Services 1.06%
CASH 0.71%
Health Services 0.47%
Miscellaneous 0.19%
Other 0.01%
Market Cap Percentage
Large 78.95%
Mid 19.19%
Small 1.85%
Micro 0.0%
Region Percentage
Europe 45.32%
Asia Pacific 41.49%
North, Central and South America 10.93%
Other 0.72%
Region Percentage
Country Percentage
Japan 15.61%
United Kingdom 8.3%
China 8.05%
France 6.38%
Switzerland 6.37%
Canada 5.91%
Germany 5.74%
Australia 4.59%
Taiwan 4.32%
Netherlands 3.88%
South Korea 3.76%
India 3.24%
Hong Kong 2.58%
Sweden 2.43%
Denmark 1.58%
Brazil 1.57%
Spain 1.52%
Italy 1.3%
South Africa 1.09%
Saudi Arabia 0.91%
Finland 0.91%
Other 0.87%
Russia 0.78%
Singapore 0.77%
Ireland 0.67%
Belgium 0.57%
Mexico 0.57%
Thailand 0.51%
Norway 0.43%
Malaysia 0.43%
Indonesia 0.31%
Israel 0.3%
Luxembourg 0.27%
New Zealand 0.24%
Qatar 0.22%
United Arab Emirates 0.2%
Philippines 0.17%
Austria 0.16%
Poland 0.16%
Kuwait 0.14%
Chile 0.1%
Portugal 0.09%
Greece 0.07%
Bermuda 0.07%
Hungary 0.06%
Turkey 0.06%
Colombia 0.04%
Macao 0.04%
Cyprus 0.03%
Czechia 0.03%
Egypt 0.02%
Bahrain 0.02%
Romania 0.01%
United States 0.01%
Pakistan 0.0%
Cambodia 0.0%
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 90.24%
American Depositary Receipt 3.32%
Preferred Equity 1.87%
Global Depositary Receipt 0.79%
CASH 0.71%
Temporary 0.52%
Alien/Foreign 0.47%
Unit 0.22%
Open-ended Fund 0.15%
Depositary Receipts/Certificates 0.13%
Non-Voting Depositary Receipt 0.03%
Other 0.01%
Preferred 0.0%

VEU Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
97.17%
Rank
24 of 124

20 Day Volatility
10.01%
Rank
47 of 124

50 Day Volatility
11.69%
Rank
50 of 124

200 Day Volatility
12.00%
Rank
61 of 123

Beta
0.84
Rank
68 of 123

Standard Deviation
4.66%
Rank
26 of 119

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $63.37
  • 60 Day MA $63.16
  • MACD 15 Period 0.25
  • MACD 100 Period 0.87
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 62.23
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 20.29
  • RSI 10 Day 57
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 54
  • Ultimate Oscillator 43

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $63.65
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $64.60
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $61.58
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $65.15
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $61.81
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $64.82

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $63.73
  • Support Level 2 $63.45
  • Resistance Level 1 $64.16
  • Resistance Level 2 $64.31

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 54.28
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 36.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 43.03
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 40.20

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