Fact sheet: Vanguard FTSE DvpWldExUK EqIdx

Fund information
Fund name
Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index A
Fund manager company
Vanguard Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund manager
  • Europe Equity Index Teamsince 23/06/2009
Fund objective
The fund seeks to track the performance of the index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Developed ex - U.K. Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Physical - Full, Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
30%
1 Year rank in sector
28/243
Sector
UT Global
Yield
1.7%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.15%
Fund size
£3,239m (£2,017m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
102
Mid price
305.4926
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • USA61.5%
    Japan9.6%
    France3.8%
    Germany3.7%
    Switzerland3.5%
  • Financials21.5%
    Consumer Goods13.3%
    Technology13.2%
    Industrials13.1%
    Health Care11.2%
  • US Equities61.5%
    Japanese Equities9.6%
    French Equities3.8%
    German Equities3.7%
    Swiss Equities3.5%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-0.7%3.1%5.6%30%60.4%108.7%
Sector-0.3%3.3%5%23%40%74%
Rank within sector160 / 254151 / 25299 / 25028 / 24322 / 22324 / 199
Quartile3rd3rd2nd1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund4.3%29.3%5.7%12.1%24.2%
Sector4.3%21%3.4%6.7%19.7%
Rank within sector125 / 25240 / 24081 / 22925 / 21774 / 205
Quartile2nd1st2nd1st2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
5.19
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.9
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
1.4
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
9.73
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
3.78
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
1.02
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.86
Price movement
52 week high315.18
52 week low226.14
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price305.49
Region
1USA61.54%
2Japan9.61%
3France3.77%
4Germany3.67%
5Switzerland3.47%
6Canada3.37%
7Australia2.97%
8Korea1.98%
9Hong Kong1.49%
Industry sector
1Financials21.5%
2Consumer Goods13.28%
3Technology13.18%
4Industrials13.08%
5Health Care11.2%
6Consumer Services10.7%
7Oil & Gas5.75%
8Basic Materials4.36%
9Utilities3.17%
Asset type
1US Equities61.54%
2Japanese Equities9.61%
3French Equities3.77%
4German Equities3.67%
5Swiss Equities3.47%
6Canadian Equities3.37%
7Australian Equities2.97%
8South Korean Equities1.98%
9Hong Kong Equities1.49%
Individual holdings
1APPLE INC2.2%
2MICROSOFT CORP1.5%
3ALPHABET INC. CLASS A1.4%
4AMAZON.COM INC1%
5EXXON MOBIL CORP1%
6JOHNSON & JOHNSON1%
7BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC0.9%
8FACEBOOK INC0.9%
9JPMORGAN CHASE & CO0.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Vanguard
Fund manager company
Vanguard Investments UK Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund seeks to track the performance of the index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE Developed ex - U.K. Index
Investment style
Passive/Tracking
Investment method
Physical - Full, Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Europe Equity Index Team23/06/2009
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index A
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price305.4926
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFPC9
Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index A Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.15%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.15%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price267.2093
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFPD0
Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index Plus Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price149.4854
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ6C
Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index Plus Inc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.1%
Min single investment£200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price143.6323
CurrencyGBP
Price updated25/04/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKQ6B
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