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Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF

VEA
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US9219438580
CUSIP
921943858
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Jul 26, 2007
Region
Developed Markets (EAFE)
Category
Foreign Large Cap Equities
Expense Ratio
0.05%
Index Tracked
MSCI EAFE Index
ETF Home Page
personal.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

VEAPrice Chart


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VEAPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,941 for a total return of roughly 109.41%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VEA (Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VEAReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M1.32%
6M4.36%
YTD12.42%
1Y29.11%
5Y10.26%
10Y7.95%

VEAMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VEASharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF Sharpe ratio is 2.06. A Sharpe ratio higher than 2.0 is considered very good.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


VEA (Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VEADividends

Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF granted a 2.41% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 24, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.26 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.26$0.97$1.34$1.24$1.24$1.11$1.07$1.39$1.08$1.05$1.06$0.90

Dividend yield

2.41%2.04%3.04%3.35%2.77%3.05%2.92%3.68%2.60%2.97%3.45%2.48%

VEADrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


VEA (Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VEAWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF is 35.74%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 166 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-35.74%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020166Nov 16, 2020707
-25.91%May 3, 2011107Oct 3, 2011380Apr 10, 2013487
-22.33%May 22, 2015183Feb 11, 2016302Apr 25, 2017485
-20.51%Apr 16, 201036Jun 7, 201090Oct 13, 2010126
-14.46%Jul 7, 2014128Jan 6, 201590May 15, 2015218
-12.74%Jan 15, 201016Feb 8, 201045Apr 14, 201061
-10.78%Feb 22, 201117Mar 16, 201126Apr 21, 201143
-10.43%May 22, 201323Jun 24, 201354Sep 10, 201377
-8.83%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201030Jan 12, 201147
-7.03%Jan 2, 201422Feb 3, 201414Feb 24, 201436

VEAVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF volatility is 9.38%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


VEA (Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

VEAAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
EFAAug 14, 20010.32%11.84%7.39%2.23%Compare VEA and EFA
IEFAOct 18, 20120.07%12.27%8.26%2.22%Compare VEA and IEFA
SCHFNov 3, 20090.06%12.01%7.46%2.13%Compare VEA and SCHF
VXUSJan 26, 20110.09%10.58%7.15%2.47%Compare VEA and VXUS

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