Vanguard FTSE All-World Ex-U.S. Index is an excellent foreign-stock fund for the long haul. This broad, low-fee fund captures a majority of the foreign market in a cost-effective way. As a result of this updated analysis, we are upgrading all of the fund’s share classes to Gold from Silver.
Will VFWAX 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 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.