Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF (VWOB)

NASDAQ: VWOB · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
64.57
+1.00 (1.57%)
Aug 8, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
1.57%
Assets $2.80B
NAV $63.57
Expense Ratio 0.20%
PE Ratio n/a
Shares Out 44.07M
Dividend (ttm) $3.19
Dividend Yield 4.93%
Ex-Dividend Date Aug 1, 2022
1-Year Return -18.59%
Volume 322,245
Open 64.11
Previous Close 63.57
Day's Range 64.10 - 64.67
52-Week Low 59.30
52-Week High 80.57
Beta 0.39
Holdings 743
Inception Date May 31, 2013

About VWOB

The manager employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of index. All of the fund's investments will be selected through the sampling process, and under normal circumstances at least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index. It is non-diversified.

Asset Class Fixed Income
Sector Emerging Markets
Region Emerging-Broad
Issuer Vanguard Group
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol VWOB
Index Tracked Bloomberg Barclays USD Emerging Markets Government RIC Capped Index

Top 10 Holdings

5.83% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Qatar (State of) QATAR 5.103 04.23.48 REGS 0.69%
Qatar (State of) QATAR 4.817 03.14.49 REGS 0.65%
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) KSA 4.5 10.26.46 REGS 0.63%
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. ICBCAS V3.2 PERP 0.63%
Petroleos Mexicanos PEMEX 7.69 01.23.50 0.59%
Petroleos Mexicanos PEMEX 6.7 02.16.32 0.55%
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) KSA 3.25 10.26.26 REGS 0.55%
Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of) KSA 3.625 03.04.28 REGS 0.53%
Qatar (State of) QATAR 4.4 04.16.50 REGS 0.52%
KSA Sukuk Limited KSA 3.628 04.20.27 REGS 0.49%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Aug 1, 2022 $0.2702 Aug 4, 2022
Jul 1, 2022 $0.2666 Jul 7, 2022
Jun 1, 2022 $0.2568 Jun 6, 2022
May 2, 2022 $0.2637 May 5, 2022
Apr 1, 2022 $0.2667 Apr 6, 2022
Mar 1, 2022 $0.2695 Mar 4, 2022
Full Dividend History

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