VWOB - Vanguard Emerging Markets Government Bond ETF
|Ex-Dividend Date||Apr 1, 2021|
|Trading Day||April 16|
|Day's Range||78.82 - 79.01|
|52-Week Range||66.65 - 81.66|
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds issued by governments and government-related issuers in emerging market countries. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays USD Emerging Markets Government RIC Capped 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 |
|Inception Date |
May 31, 2013
|Ticker Symbol |
|Index Tracked |
Bloomberg Barclays USD Emerging Markets Government RIC Capped Index
Top 10 Holdings5.90% of assets
|Qatar (State of)||n/a||0.69%|
|Qatar (State of)||n/a||0.66%|
|Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of)||n/a||0.64%|
|Argentina (Republic of)||n/a||0.53%|
|Qatar (State of)||n/a||0.52%|
|Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of)||n/a||0.50%|
|Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of)||n/a||0.47%|
|Apr 1, 2021||$0.271||Apr 7, 2021|
|Mar 1, 2021||$0.2369||Mar 4, 2021|
|Feb 1, 2021||$0.2491||Feb 4, 2021|
|Dec 23, 2020||$0.262||Dec 29, 2020|
|Dec 1, 2020||$0.2711||Dec 4, 2020|
|Nov 2, 2020||$0.2679||Nov 5, 2020|
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