Vanguard European Stock Index is a compelling fund. Morningstar's new ratings framework has recognized this fund's rock-bottom fee as a substantial advantage over its Morningstar Category peers. As a result, the Morningstar Analyst Rating for its low-fee share classes is being upgraded to Gold from Silver, while the higher fee Investor shares are rated Bronze.
Will VGK 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 VGK’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VGK 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 VGK’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.