Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF is a great foreign-stock fund for the long haul. Morningstar’s new ratings framework, which places a bigger emphasis on fees, has recognized this fund’s rock-bottom expense ratio as a considerable advantage over its competitors. As a result of this updated analysis, we are upgrading its Morningstar Analyst rating to Gold from Silver.
Will VEA outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VEA’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VEA management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VEA’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.