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NYSEARCA:VGK

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Price, Holdings, & News

$65.06
-1.15 (-1.74%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$64.99
$65.84
50-Day Range
$62.66
$67.62
52-Week Range
$55.06
$67.78
Volume
2.23 million shs
Average Volume
2.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.89 billion
Assets Under Management
$19.24 billion
Dividend Yield
2.77%
Net Expense Ratio
0.11%
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About Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEARCA:VGK)

Vanguard European Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by Companies located in the markets of Europe. The Fund on focuses indexing investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index. The Fund's investment advisor is The Vanguard Group, Inc.

VGK Stock Price History

VGK ETF News Headlines

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Gold Hits New All-Time Highs
Due to both domestic and global issues, the trajectory of this precious metal could skyrocket in the coming months… Which is why billionaires and Central Banks alike are scooping up gold at record rates!
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Fund Details

Issuer
Vanguard
Fund Name
Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
NYSEARCA:VGK
Inception Date
3/4/2005
Fund Manager
Christine Franquin, Scott Geiger

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index
Category
Broad Equity
Focus
Strategy
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
Europe
Number of Holdings
1308

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$19.24 billion
Average Daily Volume
$1.96 million
Discount/Premium
0.02%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Advisor
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Custodian
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Distributor
Vanguard Marketing Corporation
Transfer Agent
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Virtu Financial

Options

Optionable
Optionable
Options Volume
106
Put Options
40
Call Options
66
Short Interest
3,430,000 shs

Miscellaneous

Beta
0.95
Creation Unit
100,000
Creation Fee
$5,000.00
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Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Expenses

TypeVGKStrategy ETFsEquity ETFsNYSEARCA ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.06%0.46%0.54%0.50%0.51%
Other Expenses0.05%0.42%0.54%0.64%0.58%
Total Expense0.11%0.61%0.70%0.74%0.70%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.44%-0.55%-0.68%-0.57%
Net Expense0.11%0.51%0.60%0.58%0.58%

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) Holdings & Exposure

Top 10 VGK Holdings

  • NESTLE SA-REG
    Holding Weight: 2.91%
  • ASML HOLDING NV
    Holding Weight: 2.65%
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
    Holding Weight: 2.29%
  • ROCHE HOLDING AG-GENUSSCHEIN
    Holding Weight: 2.04%
  • ASTRAZENECA PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.96%
  • LVMH MOET HENNESSY LOUIS VUI
    Holding Weight: 1.96%
  • NOVARTIS AG-REG
    Holding Weight: 1.74%
  • SHELL PLC-NEW /GBP/
    Holding Weight: 1.61%
  • HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.34%
  • Sap AG
    Holding Weight: 1.33%

VGK Sector Exposure

VGK Industry Exposure

Should I Buy Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF Stock? VGK Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF:

  • The Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) provides exposure to a diversified portfolio of European stocks, allowing investors to benefit from the potential growth of the European market.
  • With a focus on indexing investment approach, VGK aims to track the performance of the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index, providing a transparent and cost-effective way to invest in European equities.
  • Investors can gain access to a broad range of European companies through VGK, which may help in reducing individual stock risk and enhancing portfolio diversification.
  • Recent market trends indicate a positive outlook for European stocks, making VGK a potentially attractive investment opportunity for those seeking exposure to this region.
  • VGK's current stock price is reflective of the market sentiment towards European equities, offering investors an entry point based on the prevailing market conditions.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF for these reasons:

  • Uncertainties in the European market, such as geopolitical tensions or economic challenges, could impact the performance of VGK and lead to potential volatility in returns.
  • Currency fluctuations within the European region may introduce additional risk for investors holding VGK, especially if the euro weakens against other major currencies.
  • Changes in regulatory policies or market conditions specific to Europe could affect the overall performance of VGK, potentially impacting investor returns.
  • Competition from other investment options targeting European equities may pose a challenge for VGK in terms of attracting and retaining investor interest.
  • Investors should carefully consider their risk tolerance and investment goals before committing to VGK, as market conditions can fluctuate and impact the fund's performance.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

VGK ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have VGK shares performed in 2024?

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF's stock was trading at $64.48 at the start of the year. Since then, VGK shares have increased by 0.9% and is now trading at $65.06.
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What does VGK invest in?

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF is a equity fund issued by Vanguard. VGK focuses on strategy investments and follows the FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $19.24 billion assets under management.

What is the management fee for Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF?

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF's management fee is 0.06% and has other expenses of 0.05%. The net expense ratio for VGK is 0.11%.

What other stocks do shareholders of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF investors own include CVS Health (CVS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Costco Wholesale (COST), McDonald's (MCD), AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC) and The Goldman Sachs Group (GS).

Who are Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF's major shareholders?

Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mather Group LLC. (2.50%), Stairway Partners LLC (0.28%), Ballentine Partners LLC (0.19%), Executive Wealth Group LLC (0.12%), Rye Brook Capital LLC (0.09%) and Anderson Hoagland & Co. (0.06%).

How do I buy shares of Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF?

Shares of VGK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSEARCA:VGK) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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