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VGK - Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF

Stock Price: $65.54 USD -1.17 (-1.75%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $16.53B
NAV $66.56
Expense Ratio 0.08%
PE Ratio 20.00
Beta (5Y) 0.94
Dividend (ttm) $1.68
Dividend Yield 2.52%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 22, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $65.54
Previous Close $66.71
Change ($) -1.17
Change (%) -1.75%
Day's Open 66.01
Day's Range 65.36 - 66.03
Day's Volume 5,277,098
52-Week Range 42.13 - 66.67

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks issued by companies located in the major markets of Europe. The fund employs an 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 index is a market-capitalization-weighted index.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Europe
Region
Europe
Inception Date
Mar 4, 2005
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
VGK
Index Tracked
FTSE Developed Europe All Cap Index

Top 10 Holdings

15.77% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Nestle SANESN.SW2.58%
Vanguard Market Liquidity Fundn/a2.07%
ASML Holding NVASML.AS2.04%
Roche Holding AGROG.SW1.92%
Novartis AGNOVN.SW1.50%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SEMC.PA1.39%
SAP SESAP.DE1.14%
AstraZenecaAZN1.09%
Siemens AGSIE1.03%
HSBC Holdings plcHSBA0.99%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 22, 2021$0.271Mar 25, 2021
Dec 21, 2020$0.378Dec 24, 2020
Sep 21, 2020$0.303Sep 24, 2020
Jun 22, 2020$0.347Jun 25, 2020
Mar 23, 2020$0.246Mar 26, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$0.331Dec 27, 2019
Full Dividend History

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Europe Still Offers Cyclicality at a Discount: JPM's Peters

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Apr.19 -- Grace Peters, EMEA head of investment strategy at JPMorgan Private Bank, discusses investing in European equities. She speaks with Francine Lacqua on “Bloomberg Surveillance Early Edition.

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1 day ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

The U.S. dollar recently dropped to a four-week low against other major currencies.

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4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

"There's a significant discount" for buying European stocks that could grow as much as if not more than their U.S. counterparts, strategist Gina Sanchez says.

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5 days ago - CNBC

Analysts see further upside for Europe's "exceptionally cheap" stocks.

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5 days ago - CNBC

European Stocks Are Cheap Now: Ian Harnett

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Nov.25 -- Ian Harnett of Absolute Strategy Research talks about European stocks. He is on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close.

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4 months ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Japanese, European Equities Can Go Higher: LGT Bank's Hofer

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Nov.11 -- Stefan Hofer, Asia managing director and chief investment strategist at LGT Bank Ltd., discusses the rally in Japanese stocks, emerging markets and his outlook for the U.S. dollar.

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5 months ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Serious implications arise from governmental shutdowns. The success or failure of an outcome may come down simply to how it affects most people.

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5 months ago - 24/7 Wall Street

We're Close to Buying Opportunity for European Equities: UBS' Brown

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Oct.29 -- Evan Brown of UBS Asset Management is bullish on European equities. He's on "Bloomberg Surveillance.

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5 months ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

50/50 chance of Europe going into recession: Mohamed El-Erian

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Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz chief economic advisor, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss the spike in coronavirus cases in Europe and what it means for the U.S. and the global economy.

Other tickers mentioned: BBEU, DBEU, FEZ, FLEE, IEUR, SPEU
5 months ago - CNBC Television

Hard to See How Europe Avoids Double-Dip Recession: Plurimi CIO

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Oct.27 -- Patrick Armstrong, chief investment officer at Plurimi Wealth, discusses the market implications of what he sees as “soft forms of lockdowns” in Europe due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. He spe...

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5 months ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

The flash composite PMI for the region dropped from 50.4 in September to 49.4 in October.

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5 months ago - Investopedia

Europe's 'cyclical upside story' becomes complicated given new Covid restrictions, analyst says

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Anneka Treon, managing director of equities at Kempen, discusses what she believes is an "old economy" problem in Europe that could extend beyond the EU recovery fund.

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6 months ago - CNBC International TV

Many investors are overlooking the opportunities found in international ETFs. These five in particular are worth your attention.

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6 months ago - InvestorPlace

U.S. equities have charged since April, prompting investors to expand their search for returns internationally.

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6 months ago - The Motley Fool

Europe region-specific exchange traded funds were dealt a heavy blow, with European markets suffering their worst weekly decline since mid-June, on growing fears of a second wave of coronavirus infectio...

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6 months ago - ETF Trends

The Vanguard European Stock Index Fund ETF (NYSE: VGK) is down 5.7% this week as a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic slams Europe.

6 months ago - Benzinga

In the one-month period ended Aug. 24, global equity ETFs pulled in $8.0 billion of new money, even as U.S. equity products had nearly $5.0 billion of net outflows in the same period according to CFRA’s...

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7 months ago - ETFcom

We have identified a few ETFs based on the weekly flows. These ETFs cover a wide range of asset classes across different markets and varying levels of diversification.

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8 months ago - Forbes

Some European and Chinese ETFs have been outperforming as the underlying countries get the coronavirus under control, analysts say.

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8 months ago - CNBC

These overseas ETFs could be good pandemic-proof bets, CEO says

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Tom Lydon, CEO of ETF Trends, and Ben Carlson, Jan Van Eck, CEO of VanEck Associates, director of institutional asset management at Ritholtz Wealth Management, assess Nordic and Chinese ETFs' outperform...

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8 months ago - CNBC Television

There are some positive signs that the Eurozone is starting to return to some sense of normalcy. Retail sales were higher in the Eurozone as consumers were more apt to pull out their wallets and spend, ...

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

A strengthening euro currency may help encourage investors to look into European markets and stock exchange traded funds as the Eurozone economy begins its recovery process. The Invesco CurrencyShares E...

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

The euro-related exchange traded fund surged Tuesday, with the EUR currency touching its highest level in 18 months after the European Union came to a historical agreement on a coronavirus aid package t...

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

After a tremendous rebound in U.S. markets, stock exchange traded fund investors may do well by diversifying into international waters, notably European equities.

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9 months ago - ETF Trends

U.S. dollar may slip lower on the widening budget deficit, steady reopening process, limited pickup in Covid infection rates and massive global policy stimulus.

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10 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Goldman Sachs believes the ???steady reopening process, limited evidence of a pickup in Covid infection rates, and encouraging policy actions like progress on the EU Recovery Fund?

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10 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The prospects of reopening Europe’s economy sent equities higher to start the month of June. European traders found solace in U.S.

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10 months ago - ETF Trends

The European Commission proposed a plan to borrow 750 billion euros ($826.5 billion) on the market and then disburse to EU countries.

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10 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The U.S. Federal Reserve is doing all it can to keep the bond market afloat and now the European Union appears it will mirror these moves. As such, it’s increasing bond investors’ appetite for risk.

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10 months ago - ETF Trends

Europe region-related exchange traded funds are rallying as the European Union plans a bigger-than-expected $2 trillion coronavirus response plan to help kick-start the economy. On Thursday, the Vanguar...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

Investors ditch emerging markets ETFs in favor of US funds—SPDR Americas chief breaks down the moves

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Matthew Bartolini, head of SPDR Americas Research at State Street Global Advisors, discusses investors favoring U.S. funds over foreign ETFs and what it means for the market with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

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11 months ago - CNBC Television

Investors have been pulling out of Europe region-related exchange traded funds, with the European ETF industry suffering through its worst month on record over March as equities fell sharply in response...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Bonds have been the default safe haven move amid the coronavirus outbreak, but now they could become an essential component to help weather the economic storm in the European Union.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Europe stocks and ETFs had a painful stretch last week due to the coronavirus scare. These ETFs, however, lost comparatively less than the broad and most popular Europe ETF VGK.

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1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

The rapidly spreading coronavirus has reached Europe and is deeply impacting the country's tourism industry.

Other tickers mentioned: BBEU, EZU, IEUR, IEV
1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

As many begin to consider the potential economic fallout from the Wuhan coronavirus in China, investors should watch out for a slowdown in European markets and related exchange traded funds that are clo...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Europe-related ETFs are gaining momentum, with Eurozone markets hitting new highs as the banking sector led the charge, amid a broader global rally.

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

As investors position their portfolios for the year ahead, many may be focusing on European markets and region-related ETFs to capture new opportunities for growth. “Confidence is recovering at a pace i...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Right before Christmas, Vanguard spread some holiday cheer, announcing fee reductions on nine equity and fixed income exchange traded funds, most of which are international products.

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1 year ago - Benzinga

As global markets rallied on Monday, European region-related ETFs touched new highs, with Europe’s market breaking its first record in over four years, on diminishing political risks. Year-to-date, the ...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Lindsey Bell: Europe trading at about 22% discount

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Lindsey Bell, chief investment strategist at Ally Invest, explains why she chose Vanguard FTSE Europe as her last chance trade on CNBC's "Closing Bell."

1 year ago - CNBC Television

U.S. traders have been racking up bets that Europe’s economy has bottomed out with $1.5 billion poured into ETFs that focus on European assets, according to a Bloomberg report. If a buy-the-dip opportun...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Europe-related ETF gathered momentum Thursday after the European Central Bank cut key deposit rates and hinted at further supporting the Eurozone economy through accommodative measures. On Thursday,  th...

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Amid ongoing political turmoil in the U.K., the Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (NYSEArca: VGK) is up nearly 3% this month, an impressive move against the Brexit backdrop, but data indicate some investors aren...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Here's how to hedge currency ETFs on the strengthing US dollar

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Todd Rosenbluth, CFRA Research, and Tom Lydon, ETF Trends editor, join 'ETF Edge' to discuss how to hedge your currency as the trade war continues.

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1 year ago - CNBC Television

Vanguard ETFs span an array of sectors, countries and asset classes. These are some of the best for 2019.

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1 year ago - InvestorPlace

Unfortunately for investors considering international equities and exchange traded funds (ETFs), the White House is not limiting its tariff efforts to China.

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1 year ago - InvestorPlace

Vanguard, the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, is again wielding its low-cost sword.

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1 year ago - Benzinga

United States has proposed import tariffs on a host of EU products in reaction to its subsidies to Airbus. The move can hurt these ETFs and stocks.

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2 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

Buying into emerging markets is how people lose big money, Cramer says

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Traders Josh Brown, Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link discuss the whether you should buy into emerging markets, which have been performing poorly for months. CNBC's Jim Cramer doesn't believe anyone should ...

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2 years ago - CNBC Television