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Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (VPL)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 1, 2024

VPL is a passive ETF by Vanguard tracking the investment results of the FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index. VPL launched on Mar 4, 2005 and has a 0.08% expense ratio.

Summary

ETF Info

ISINUS9220428661
CUSIP922042866
IssuerVanguard
Inception DateMar 4, 2005
RegionDeveloped Asia Pacific (Broad)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Index TrackedFTSE Developed Asia Pacific Index
Home Pageadvisors.vanguard.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

The Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF has an expense ratio of 0.08% which is considered to be low.


0.08%
0.00%2.15%

Share Price Chart


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Performance

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


100.00%150.00%200.00%250.00%300.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024February
141.90%
321.44%
VPL (Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

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Return

Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF had a return of 2.75% year-to-date (YTD) and 15.47% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF had an annualized return of 5.20%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.71%, indicating that Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date2.75%6.84%
1 month3.57%3.48%
6 months9.21%13.06%
1 year15.47%28.97%
5 years (annualized)5.22%12.72%
10 years (annualized)5.20%10.71%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024-0.90%
2023-4.07%-3.12%-3.05%7.02%5.75%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

This table presents risk-adjusted performance metrics for Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF (VPL) and compares them with a selected benchmark (^GSPC). These performance indicators assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioUlcer Index
VPL
Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF
1.20
^GSPC
S&P 500
2.30

Sharpe Ratio

The current Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.20. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio0.501.001.502.00OctoberNovemberDecember2024February
1.20
2.30
VPL (Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF granted a 3.03% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.25 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$2.25$2.25$1.77$2.49$1.44$1.98$1.86$1.87$1.54$1.38$1.53$1.53

Dividend yield

3.03%3.12%2.75%3.19%1.81%2.84%3.06%2.57%2.65%2.43%2.69%2.49%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.28$0.00$0.00$1.30
2022$0.00$0.00$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.55$0.00$0.00$0.15$0.00$0.00$1.03
2021$0.00$0.00$0.16$0.00$0.00$0.50$0.00$0.00$0.36$0.00$0.00$1.47
2020$0.00$0.00$0.01$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.31$0.00$0.00$0.88
2019$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$1.07
2018$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.24$0.00$0.00$0.97
2017$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.49$0.00$0.00$0.29$0.00$0.00$0.96
2016$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.46$0.00$0.00$0.21$0.00$0.00$0.75
2015$0.00$0.00$0.11$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.00$0.00$0.62
2014$0.00$0.00$0.12$0.00$0.00$0.47$0.00$0.00$0.31$0.00$0.00$0.63
2013$0.13$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.20$0.00$0.00$0.79

Drawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024February
-6.13%
0
VPL (Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF was 55.49%, occurring on Mar 9, 2009. Recovery took 1162 trading sessions.

The current Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF drawdown is 6.13%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-55.49%Nov 1, 2007339Mar 9, 20091162Oct 17, 20131501
-33.89%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020161Nov 9, 2020702
-31.1%Sep 16, 2021273Oct 14, 2022
-23.23%Apr 29, 2015200Feb 11, 2016258Feb 21, 2017458
-19.85%May 10, 200624Jun 13, 2006169Feb 14, 2007193

Volatility Chart

The current Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF volatility is 2.90%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2024February
2.90%
3.90%
VPL (Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Portfolios with Vanguard FTSE Pacific ETF


Portfolio NameYTD Return10Y ReturnDiv. Yield10Y VolatilityMax. DrawdownCurrent DrawdownExpense RatioSharpe RatioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioUlcer Index
Aronson Family Taxable Portfolio1.08%6.48%2.40%12.34%-42.95%-6.62%0.19%1.07
Bill Bernstein Coward's Portfolio1.10%5.86%2.46%10.19%-37.25%0.00%0.15%1.23
Gone Fishin’ Portfolio0.92%6.01%2.75%12.11%-26.03%-2.03%0.12%1.19