VSS

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

VSS Fund Description

VSS tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global non-US small-cap stocks.

VSS Factset Analytics Insight

VSS provides investors with a market cap-weighted representation of international small-cap stocks from developed and emerging countries. The fund has country and sector tilts that offer investors a great option for broad, neutral exposure to small firms outside the US. VSS has a securities lending program that more than offsets the fund's cost. The index undergoes review semi-annually starting each March.

VSS MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.35 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF ranks in the 35th percentile within its peer group and in the 17th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

VSS MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

PERFORMANCE [as of 04/27/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VSS 5.17% 8.56% 11.53% 64.52% 7.15% 10.20% 5.43%
VSS (NAV) 5.01% 10.31% 10.71% 60.58% 6.96% 10.06% 5.39%
MSCI ACWI ex USA Small Cap Index 5.21% 9.96% 11.12% 65.21% 8.11% 11.13% 6.54%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

VSS Summary Data

Vanguard
04/02/09
Open-Ended Fund
0.11%
$9.44B
$83.36M
0.09%

VSS Portfolio Data

$2.77B
133.33
1.57
1.71%
N/A
3,917

VSS Index Data

FTSE Global ex US Small Cap Index Net Tax (US RIC)
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI ACWI ex USA Small Cap Index

VSS Portfolio Management

0.11%
0.19%
0.28%
-0.24%

VSS Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

VSS Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly
Cboe Book Viewer
Top Of Book
Last 10 Trades
Bats BZX Real-time Quote -

VSS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 04/28/21
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of VSS. VSS is rated a 5 out of 5.

VSS Tradability

647,453
$83.36M
318,974
$41.95M
0.09%
$0.12
-0.06%
0.76% / -1.34%