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 5.45 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 32nd percentile within its peer group and in the 9th 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 10/21/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
VSS 2.62% 4.01% 14.98% 32.20% 13.02% 10.04% 8.40%
VSS (NAV) 1.42% 2.29% 14.17% 31.00% 12.77% 10.06% 8.15%
MSCI ACWI ex USA Small Cap Index 0.24% 3.19% 14.58% 31.82% 13.81% 11.08% 9.15%
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%
$10.01B
$21.88M
0.09%

VSS Portfolio Data

$3.08B
33.15
1.61
2.25%
N/A
4,001

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%
-0.02%
0.28%
-0.27%

VSS Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

VSS Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Monthly

VSS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 10/22/21
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

161,029
$21.88M
126,485
$17.32M
0.09%
$0.11
0.18%
0.83% / -0.60%
None
27.00%
100,000
1.26
0.21%
0.47%
198
$138.14
5

VSS Sector/Industry Breakdown


VSS
Segment Benchmark
20.66%
20.72%
18.14%
19.24%
13.75%
13.96%
13.65%
12.32%
11.53%
10.63%
6.57%
6.69%
5.38%
6.16%
3.57%
2.81%
3.16%
2.73%
0.99%
1.15%

VSS Top 10 Holdings[View All]

2.74%
0.63%
0.43%
0.42%
0.34%
0.32%
0.31%
0.29%
0.27%
0.26%
6.02%

VSS Countries


VSS
Segment Benchmark
14.15%
6.32%
13.63%
19.02%
10.72%
12.35%
7.40%
5.16%
4.92%
4.37%
4.92%
6.11%
4.71%
5.27%
4.10%
4.63%
3.81%
3.15%
3.73%
3.64%

VSS Regions


VSS
Segment Benchmark
45.38%
46.87%
36.56%
39.98%
14.64%
7.28%
1.80%
3.50%
1.62%
2.38%

VSS Economic Development


VSS
Segment Benchmark
86.92%
87.42%
13.08%
12.58%

VSS Performance Statistics

0.98
0.98
1.01
0.97
0.12%
MSCI ACWI ex USA Sm