Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ETF Shares (NASDAQ:VNQI) seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the S&P Global ex-U.S. Property Index, a float-adjusted, market-capitalization-weighted index that measures the equity market performance of international real estate stocks in both developed and emerging markets. The index is composed of stocks of publicly traded equity real estate investment trusts (known as REITs) and certain real estate management and development companies (REMDs).
The Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Estate is an ETF that invests in real estate investment trusts that purchase REITs in 30 countries other than the U.S. The goal is to offer investors exposure to a broad range of international real estate and mimic the S&P Global Ex U.S. Property NR USD performance.
With 680 holdings, assets exceeding $5.9 Billion, an impressive 1-year return of 26.27% a 5-year return of 5.87% annually, and a low expense ratio of just 0.12%, VNQI could be ideal for investors seeking international real estate exposure.
- 9.31% YTD Daily Total Return
- 22.16% 1-Year Daily Total Return
- 5.52% 3-Year Daily Total Return
Some of VNQI’s top holdings include:
- Vonovia SE
- Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd.
- Mitsubishi Estate Co. Ltd.
- Mitsui Fudosan Co. Ltd.
- Deutsche Wohnen SE
Top 10 Holdings (19.11% of Total Assets)
|Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd||00016.HK||1.91%|
|Mitsubishi Estate Co Ltd||8802||1.88%|
|Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd||8801||1.87%|
|Deutsche Wohnen SE||DWNI.DE||1.84%|
|Link Real Estate Investment Trust||00823.HK||1.69%|
|Daiwa House Industry Co Ltd||1925||1.68%|
|Sumitomo Realty & Development Co Ltd||8830||1.43%|
VNQI offers investors an international ETF with exposure to real estate. Also, VNQI’s dividend yield is currently 0.88%, and has some room to grow in the future.