Global exchange-traded fund - Vanguard Australian Shares Index
Vanguard Australian Shares Index decreases on weak volume 19 January, 2018
NEWS BITES - ETF
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (ASX:VAS), the 12th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Australia, has decreased 19.0c (or 0.2%) from its last trading session of January 18, 2018 to close at $A76.51. The volume was 0.5 times the average daily trading of 70,420 units.
VANGUARD AUSTRALIAN SHARES INDEX BEARISH SIGNALS
+ The price decreased 1.0% in the last week and 1.7% in the last month.
VANGUARD AUSTRALIAN SHARES INDEX BULLISH SIGNALS
+ In the last three months the ETF has hit a new 52-week high eighteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
+ The present value of AUD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $A1,472, including a capital gain of $A260 and dividend reinvested of $A212.
+ 5 years Multiplier in AUD = 1.472x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in AUD = 8.0%
Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:
+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $US1,117, including a capital loss of $US44 and dividend reinvested of $US161.
+ 5 years ago AUD 1 equalled USD 1.0553
+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 1.117x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 2.2%
2.2 Oversold/Bullish/Support Signals:
+ The ETF is oversold according to the Williams % R indicator of -99.5, suggesting the price is close to its 14-day low of $A76.50.
2.3 High Performance Indicator:
|Description||Value||Rank In Market|
|Today's Turnover||$A2.7 million||In Top Quartile|
PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS
+ Volume: there were 34,848 units worth $A2.7 million traded today. In the past week, volume was 0.6 times average and the units were down 1.0%.
+ Vanguard Australian Shares Index is at a discount of 2.3% to its 12-month high of $A78.34 on January 10. It is also at a premium of 8.5% to the 12-month low of $A70.52 on February 07, 2017.
+ The present value of $A1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $A1,079, comprising a capital gain of $A65 and dividend reinvested of $A14.
|Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]||1,000||1,000||1,186|
3.2 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 29 Dec)
In the past 5 years, VAS has jumped 14.0% from 68.29 to 77.88, an average annual compound rise of 2.7%.
|% Price Change||6.8||8||-3.5||2.4|
|Avg Daily Volume||55,505||56,851||46,551||30,808||24,262|
|Turnover Period||1 yr 8 mo||1 yr 8 mo||1 yr 7 mo||1 yr 7 mo||1 yr 4 mo|
|Price Range||70.52 - 78.17||59.65 - 72.89||62.1 - 76.84||63.86 - 72.6||59.46 - 69.6|
4.1 Global Rank out of 5,647 ETFs
The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,144, ranking it 2765 out of 5,647 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 67.
|Net Assets (US$)||1.7B||415||Top|
|Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)||67||1873||Second|
|PV$1000 (1Year) US$*||1,144||2765||Second|
* 1 year ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.7555
Jan 19, 2018: AUD 1 equals USD 0.8011
4.2 Rank in the Total Australia ETF Market [out of 92 ETFs]
|Net Assets ($A)||2.1B||17|
|Rel Strength 6 Mon ($A)||47||49|
Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF is an exchange traded fund incorporated in Australia. The Fund seeks to match the total return of the S&P/ASX 300 Index before taking into account fees and expenses.
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (ASX:VAS)
|Inception Date||May 08, 2009|
|Expense Ratio||0.1% of average net assets|
|Fund Family Name||Vanguard|
|Index Tracked||S&P/ASX 300|
5.3 Fund Manager and Management Fees
+ The manager of the ETF is Vanguard. The management fee is 0.15% of total assets
|Dividend Date:||October 02, 2017|