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Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF

VWO
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US9220428588
CUSIP
922042858
Issuer
Vanguard
Inception Date
Mar 10, 2005
Region
Emerging Markets (Broad)
Category
Emerging Markets Equities
Expense Ratio
0.12%
Index Tracked
FTSE Emerging Index
ETF Home Page
investor.vanguard.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

VWOPrice Chart


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VWOPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $16,912 for a total return of roughly 69.12%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


VWO (Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF)
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VWOReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M2.85%
YTD8.06%
6M8.56%
1Y39.05%
5Y12.64%
10Y4.27%

VWOMonthly Returns Heatmap


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VWOSharpe 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 Emerging Markets ETF Sharpe ratio is 2.45. A Sharpe ratio higher than 2.0 is considered very good.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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VWODividends

Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF granted a 1.78% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jun 12, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.97 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.97$0.96$1.44$1.10$1.06$0.90$1.07$1.14$1.13$0.98$0.91$0.82

Dividend yield

1.78%1.91%3.24%2.88%2.30%2.52%3.26%2.86%2.73%2.19%2.37%1.69%

VWODrawdowns Chart

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


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VWOWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the Vanguard FTSE Emerging 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 Emerging Markets ETF is 36.39%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 166 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-36.39%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020166Nov 16, 2020707
-35.81%Sep 8, 2014345Jan 20, 2016386Aug 1, 2017731
-30.59%Apr 25, 2011113Oct 3, 2011735Sep 5, 2014848
-17.17%Apr 15, 201026May 20, 201084Sep 20, 2010110
-13.9%Jan 7, 201022Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201059
-10.38%Feb 18, 202125Mar 24, 2021
-7.96%Jan 13, 201143Mar 16, 201111Mar 31, 201154
-7.66%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201023Jan 3, 201140
-4.98%Jan 22, 20216Jan 29, 20215Feb 5, 202111
-4.78%Nov 24, 20179Dec 6, 201715Dec 28, 201724

VWOVolatility Chart

Current Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF volatility is 10.52%. 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.


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