Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
ALTAR
Score™
5.9% info Recommen-
dation
OVERWEIGHT
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
23.9x P/Sales
ratio
1.8x
P/BV
ratio
2.1x Div.
yield
2.1%


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The Vanguard Total World Stock fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the FTSE All-World Stock Index. The index consists of stocks in both developed and emerging markets around the world, including the U.S.

FUND BASICS
Category Global Equities
Fund Sponsor Vanguard
Website www.vanguard.com
Inception date Jun 24, 2008
Assets (mns) $14,220
Currency USD
Expense ratio 8 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian Brown Brothers Harriman & Co
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 8613
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $254,007
Large cap (>$10bn) 81.9%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 14.2%
Small cap (<$2bn) 3.3%
Developed mkts 88.5%
Emerging mkts 11.2%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
APPLE INC 3.1 %
MICROSOFT CORP 2.7 %
AMAZON.COM INC 2.3 %
FACEBOOK 1.1 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS C 0.8 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 0.8 %
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD. SPONSOR 0.8 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 0.7 %
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 0.7 %
NESTLE SA-REG 0.6 %
Total 13.4 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 53.5 %
JAPAN 6.6 %
BRITAIN 4.2 %
CHINA 4.2 %
SWITZERLAND 2.8 %
CANADA 2.7 %
GERMANY 2.4 %
FRANCE 2.4 %
AUSTRALIA 1.9 %
TAIWAN 1.7 %

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru July 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-1.9% 7.1% 7.4% 9.0% 6.2%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.96 96%
MSCI EAFE 1.03 94%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.75 82%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $81.65
30d moving avg. $78.91
Annualized volatility 16.8%
Short interest (ETF) 0.3%
Relative strength (RSI) 68

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 1,599
Turnover 0.9%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.01%
ADV underlying (mns) $503,036

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with VT. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: VT Expense: 8 bp ALTAR Score™: 5.9%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH VT
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs VT
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs VT
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs VT
(%)
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI ETF 82.3 32 -24 5.7 -0.3
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 72.4 20 -12 5.9 -0.1
URTH iShares MSCI World ETF 72.0 24 -16 5.5 -0.5
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 70.9 20 -12 5.9 -0.1
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 69.2 25 -17 5.3 -0.6
KOKU Xtrackers MSCI Kokusai Equity ETF 68.6 9 -1 5.5 -0.5
SPGM SPDR Portfolio MSCI Global Stock Market ETF 56.1 9 -1 5.7 -0.2
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 55.0 10 -2 4.8 -1.1
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 55.0 20 -12 4.8 -1.2
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 54.9 3 5 4.9 -1.1
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 54.8 3 5 5.0 -1.0
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 54.8 3 5 4.9 -1.0
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 54.6 25 -17 6.2 +0.2
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 53.2 20 -12 4.9 -1.0
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 52.7 8 0 5.0 -1.0
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 52.6 5 3 5.0 -0.9
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 52.6 15 -7 4.9 -1.1
QWLD SPDR MSCI World StrategicFactors ETF 52.6 30 -22 6.0 +0.0
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 50.9 3 5 5.1 -0.9
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 50.9 3 5 5.3 -0.7
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 50.6 29 -21 5.3 -0.7
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 50.0 4 4 5.0 -0.9
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 49.3 15 -7 5.4 -0.5
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 49.1 2 6 5.1 -0.9
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 48.9 4 4 5.0 -0.9
ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global ESG Impact Index Fund 48.1 42 -34 5.2 -0.7
GSUS Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF 48.1 7 1 5.0 -1.0
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 47.8 0 8 5.0 -0.9
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 47.4 12 -4 4.9 -1.0
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 47.0 3 5 5.2 -0.8
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 47.0 3 5 5.2 -0.8
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 47.0 4 4 5.2 -0.8
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 47.0 9 -1 5.1 -0.8
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 47.0 49 -41 4.7 -1.2
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 46.9 65 -57 4.6 -1.4
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 46.1 20 -12 5.1 -0.8
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 45.8 27 -19 5.1 -0.9
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 44.9 9 -1 5.3 -0.6
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 44.8 12 -4 4.5 -1.5
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 44.7 25 -17 6.1 +0.2
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 44.4 39 -31 6.5 +0.5
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 43.5 12 -4 7.0 +1.1
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 43.0 15 -7 4.9 -1.1
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 42.9 8 0 6.2 +0.3
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 41.8 25 -17 6.1 +0.2
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 41.5 7 1 5.0 -1.0
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 41.5 15 -7 5.6 -0.3
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 41.2 27 -19 4.7 -1.2
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 40.6 20 -12 4.7 -1.2
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 40.4 29 -21 5.0 -1.0
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 40.2 27 -19 4.7 -1.2
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 39.6 15 -7 4.7 -1.2
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 39.4 30 -22 6.2 +0.3
BKLC BNY Mellon US Large Cap Core Equity ETF 39.2 0 8 4.9 -1.0
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 39.2 39 -31 6.8 +0.9
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund 39.1 8 0 7.4 +1.5
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 38.4 19 -11 6.2 +0.3
IXUS ishares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 38.0 9 -1 7.3 +1.3
IUSG iShares Core S&P US Growth ETF 37.2 4 4 4.2 -1.8
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund 36.7 8 0 7.4 +1.5
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 36.5 29 -21 5.8 -0.2
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 36.4 25 -17 6.3 +0.4
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 36.2 11 -3 4.9 -1.1
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF 35.1 4 4 4.2 -1.8
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF 35.1 10 -2 4.1 -1.9
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF 35.1 18 -10 4.0 -1.9
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 35.1 9 -1 4.9 -1.1
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 34.4 28 -20 6.4 +0.4
DBAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity ETF 34.2 40 -32 6.9 +0.9
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 34.0 27 -19 5.4 -0.6
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 33.6 32 -24 7.1 +1.2
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 33.3 32 -24 4.8 -1.1
XOUT GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF 32.4 60 -52 3.9 -2.0
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund 32.3 8 0 3.7 -2.3
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF 32.3 19 -11 3.6 -2.4
GSEW Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 32.1 9 -1 5.8 -0.1
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 31.6 28 -20 6.2 +0.2
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Value Index Fund 31.5 8 0 6.8 +0.8
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF 31.5 19 -11 6.7 +0.8
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF 31.4 15 -7 5.9 0.0
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 31.3 20 -12 4.6 -1.4
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund 31.2 28 -20 5.0 -0.9
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF 31.0 20 -12 6.4 +0.4
SIZE iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 30.6 15 -7 6.0 +0.1
QRFT Qraft Ai-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF 30.4 75 -67 3.9 -2.0
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF 30.1 5 3 7.3 +1.3
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF 29.9 4 4 3.9 -2.0
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 29.6 15 -7 6.0 +0.0
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 29.6 55 -47 5.3 -0.7
DGT SPDR Global Dow ETF 29.3 50 -42 6.5 +0.5
KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 29.2 43 -35 4.9 -1.0
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 29.0 8 0 6.4 +0.4
VUG Vanguard Growth Index Fund 28.8 4 4 3.8 -2.2
VSGX Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF 28.8 17 -9 7.0 +1.1
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF 28.7 4 4 7.2 +1.2
RNLC Large Cap US Equity Select ETF 28.6 60 -52 5.9 0.0
CWI SPDR MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF 28.5 30 -22 7.1 +1.1
SPDW SPDR Portfolio Developed World ex-US ETF 28.2 4 4 7.0 +1.1
SCIU Global X Scientific Beta US ETF 28.0 19 -11 5.6 -0.4
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 28.0 35 -27 5.6 -0.4

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

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Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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multiple:
Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund
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to:
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OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 12.2 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 2.0 x
Less: Expense ratio 8 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 5.9 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.48 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.51
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
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