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Forbes  Oct 1  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK), where 4,599,929 units were destroyed, or a 1.8% decrease week over week. ...
Forbes  Sep 15  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK), where 6,899,648 units were destroyed, or a 2.6% decrease week over week. ...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 25  Comment 
After Friday's trading in Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) the option-trade picking algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center uncovered a trade that offers a 2.54% return, or 7.91% annualized (for comparison...
Clusterstock  Aug 18  Comment 
There's a chance a huge volcano in Iceland could blow. Lorcan Roche Kelly at Agenda Research tipped us off to the news that the Icelandic government on Monday changed the status of Bardarbunga, a volcano in Iceland located under Europe's largest...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
After closing Friday at $56.29, Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 3.15% return in just 131 days, which is an annualized return of 8.78% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Dec. '14...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 8  Comment 
After Thursday's trading in Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 2.82% or 7.69% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 4.12%...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 1  Comment 
After closing Thursday at $57.36, Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 2.96% return in just 141 days, which is an annualized return of 7.67% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Dec....
Forbes  Jul 31  Comment 
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK), where 2,699,946 units were destroyed, or a 1.0% decrease week over week. ...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 22  Comment 
After Monday's trading in Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 2.60% or 6.29% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 3.66%...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 15  Comment 
The patented algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with Vanguard Europe ETF FTSE (VGK) that should provide a 2.02% return in just 67 days. Sell one Sep. '14 call at the...




 
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Vanguard European ETF (VGK)

Overview

The Vanguard European ETF is an exchange-traded share class of Vanguard European Stock Index Fund, which employs a "passive management" - or indexing - investment approach by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the common stocks included in the MSCI Europe Index. The index is made up of common stocks of companies located in 16 European countries. The countries with the largest capitalization weightings in the index are the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, and Germany; others represented are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.

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Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Vanguard Group, Inc.
  • Inception Date - 03/04/2005
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker – VGK
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – VGK.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.18%

Top Holdings

Rank Holding
1HSBC Holdings PLC
2Nestle SA
3BP PLC
4Banco Santander SA
5Total SA
6Telefonica SA
7Roche Holdings AG
8Novartis AG
9Vodafone Group PLC
10GlaxoSmithKline PLC
Holdings as of 12/08/2009

Other Investing in Europe ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index ETF (ADRU)Invesco PowerShares0.30%
Europe Pacific ETF (VEA)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.16%
iShares MSCI Austria Index Fund (EWO)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Belgium Index Fund (EWK)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI France Index Fund (EWQ)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (EWG)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Italy Index Fund (EWI)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Netherlands Index Fund (EWN)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund (EWP)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI Sweden Index Fund (EWD)ishares0.51%
iShares MSCI Switzerland Index Fund (EWL)ishares0.52%
iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund (EWU)ishares0.52%
iShares S&P Europe 350 Index Fund (IEV)ishares0.60%
Vanguard European ETF (VGK)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.18%
FTSE RAFI Europe Portfolio ETF (PEF)Invesco PowerShares0.75%
iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index Fund (IFEU)ishares0.48%


References

  1. - Overview of Vanguard European ETF (VGK)
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