Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index is an excellent foreign-stock fund for the long haul. Under Morningstar’s new ratings framework, which places a bigger emphasis on process and fees, we are downgrading the fund's Morningstar Analyst Ratings to Silver from Gold for all share classes.
Will VFWAX outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillar’s below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VFWAX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VFWAX 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 VFWAX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.