Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VXUS) seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index, a float-adjusted market-capitalization-weighted index designed to measure equity market performance of companies located in developed and emerging markets, excluding the United States. It invests all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in its target index.

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Fund Overview

  • Net Assets 404.73 Billions
  • YTD Daily Total Return 10.12%
  • Yield 2.44%
  • Annual Expense Ratio 0.08%

Performance Overview

  • 10.12% YTD Daily Total Return
  • 26.82% 1-Year Daily Total Return
  • 10.26% 3-Year Daily Total Return

VXUS fund is the cheapest broad fund providing exposure to both emerging and developed markets. However, due to cap-weighting, the fund includes a small share of emerging market and small-cap stocks. VXUS can be an effective and cheap core holding for investors looking for broad-based international coverage through a single ETF. The top holdings of VXUS include shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.; Tencent Holdings; and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Top 10 Holdings (9.99% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd2330.TW1.62%
Tencent Holdings Ltd007001.41%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares099881.26%
Nestle SANESN1.10%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd005930.KS1.05%
ASML Holding NVASML0.86%
Roche Holding AGROG0.81%
Toyota Motor Corp72030.67%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SEMC.PA0.61%
Novartis AGNOVN0.60%

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