Vanguard Global Equity Fund (VHGEX)

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Vanguard Global Equity Fund (VHGEX) is an actively managed international stock mutual fund. This mutual fund invests in 800-plus stocks from more than 20 countries around the world. It may invest in US, Europe, emerging markets, pacific, Middle East, etc.

VHGEX Fund Profile

    Vanguard Global Equity Fund (VHGEX)
  • Fund Inception Date: 08/14/1995
  • Ticker Symbol: VHGEX
  • CUSIP: 922038203
  • Beta (3yr): 0.79
  • Rank in category (YTD): 65%
  • Category: World Stock
  • Distribution Yield: 1.58%
  • Capital Gains: -
  • Expense Ratio: 0.61%
  • Net Assets: $ 4.4 billion
  • Number of Years Up: 14 years
  • Number of Years Down: 5 year
  • Annual Turnover Rate: 45%
This Vanguard fund is managed by the following sub advisors such as Acadian Asset Management LLC, Baillie Gifford Overseas Ltd., and Marathon Asset Management LLP. Its expense fee is 0.61% per year. The current dividend yield is 1.58%. The total assets are $4.4 billion.

Vanguard Global Equity Fund Returns

In 2014, this popular Vanguard fund has 1 year total return of 4.30%. This world stock mutual fund has returned 8.69% over the past 1 year, 14.03% over the past 3 year, and 12.24% over the past 5 year. Morningstar has ranked this stock fund with 4 stars rating.

VHGEX Fund Holdings

Top 6 stocks in its portfolio are Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., Naspers Ltd., Prudential plc, Nestle SA, and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Top 3 sectors are financial services, technology, and consumer cyclical. Top 4 countries in its assets are United States, Japan, United Kingdom, and Canada.

More: Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund (VGTSX)

Pros:
  • Vanguard Global Equity Fund has performed better than its average category.
  • It is highly recommended by Morningstar.
Cons:
  • None.

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