VEU vs VEA

This is a comparison between VEU and VEA. The table below summarizes the key parameters for these two funds across several dimensions: return, expense ratio, net assets, segment and tax-cost ratio.

VEA VEU
Segment Equity: Developed Markets Ex-U.S. - Total Market Equity: Global Ex-U.S. - Total Market
Net Assets $71.17B $23.87B
Expense Ratio 0.07% 0.11%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Underlying Index FTSE Developed All Cap ex US Index Net TR US RIC FTSE All World ex US Net TR US RIC
YTD Return -2.82% -3.88%
1-Year Return 6.97% 6.63%
3-Year Return 5.68% 5.19%
5-Year Return 6.90% 6.28%
10-Year Return 3.21% 2.79%
1-Year Tax Cost Ratio 0.83% 0.80%
VEU description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of stocks of companies located in developed and emerging markets around the world. The Fund employs a "passive management" designed to track the performance of the FTSE/(R)/ All-World ex USA Index.

VEU returns
YTD Return -3.88%
1-Month Return -2.14%
3-Month Return -3.54%
1-Year Return 6.63%
3-Year Return 5.19%
5-Year Return 6.28%
10-Year Return 2.79%
VEU expense ratio is 0.11%
VEU holdings

Top 10 Holdings (8.43% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Nestle SA NSRGF 1.21%
Tencent Holdings Ltd TCTZF 1.09%
Novartis AG NVSEF 0.94%
HSBC Holdings PLC HBCYF.L 0.92%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. RHHVF 0.83%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd GDR SSNHZ.KS 0.79%
Toyota Motor Corp TOYOF 0.73%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ADR TSM.TW 0.64%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RYDAF.L 0.64%
British American Tobacco PLC BTAFF.L 0.64%
VEA description

The Fund 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 and the Pacific Region. The Fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of FTSE Developed All Cap ex US Index.

VEA returns
YTD Return -2.82%
1-Month Return -1.67%
3-Month Return -1.84%
1-Year Return 6.97%
3-Year Return 5.68%
5-Year Return 6.90%
10-Year Return 3.21%
VEA expense ratio is 0.07%
VEA holdings

Top 10 Holdings (8.76% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Nestle SA NSRGF 1.34%
Novartis AG NVSEF 1.03%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd SSNLF.KS 1.02%
HSBC Holdings PLC HBCYF.L 1.02%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. RHHVF 0.91%
Toyota Motor Corp TOYOF 0.8%
British American Tobacco PLC BTAFF.L 0.71%
Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RYDAF.L 0.69%
BP PLC BPAQF.L 0.63%
Total SA TTFNF.PA 0.61%
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