Global exchange-traded fund - Vanguard Australian Shares Index
Vanguard Australian Shares Index decreases on average volume 18 August, 2017
NEWS BITES - ETF
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (ASX:VAS), the 11th largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Australia, has decreased 24.0c (or 0.3%) from its last trading session of August 17, 2017 to close at $A73.45. The fall was exacerbated by average volume of 1.1 times the average daily volume of 62,870 units. The ETF fell for a second day on Friday bringing its two-day fall to 37.0c or 0.5%.
VANGUARD AUSTRALIAN SHARES INDEX BULLISH SIGNALS
+ The present value of AUD1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $A1,129, including a capital gain of $A38 and dividend reinvested of $A91.
+ 3 years Multiplier in AUD = 1.129x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in AUD = 4.1%
Present Value of USD1,000 invested 3 years ago:
+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested three years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $US957, including a capital loss of $US120 and dividend reinvested of $US77.
+ 3 years ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.9322
+ 3 years Multiplier in USD = 0.957x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = -1.4%
1.2 High Performance Indicator:
|Description||Value||Rank In Market|
|Today's Turnover||$A5 million||In Top Quartile|
PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS
+ Volume: there were 68,113 units worth $A5 million traded today. In the past week, volume was 0.9 times average and the units were up 1.5%.
+ Vanguard Australian Shares Index is at a discount of 2.8% to its 12-month high of $A75.53 on May 02. It is also at a premium of 14.0% to the 12-month low of $A64.42 on November 09, 2016.
+ The present value of $A1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is $A1,043, for a capital gain of $A43.
|Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World]||1,000||999||1,129|
2.2 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 31 Jul)
In the past 4 years, VAS has jumped 13.0% from 64.55 to 72.92, an average annual compound rise of 3.1%.
|% Price Change||2.9||-1.7||0.9||10.7|
|Avg Daily Volume||47,635||61,668||39,912||27,394||19,771|
|Turnover Period||1 yr 10 mo||1 yr 6 mo||1 yr 6 mo||1 yr 6 mo||2 yrs 5 mo|
|Price Range||64.42 - 75.53||59.65 - 72.6||64.96 - 76.84||63.78 - 71.67||59.46 - 67.21|
In the past 4 years average daily volume has jumped 140.9% from 19,771 units to 47,635 units. Turnover period has decreased from 2 years 5 months to 1 year 10 months.
3.1 Global Rank out of 5,755 ETFs
The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,070, ranking it 2596 out of 5,755 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 54.
|Net Assets (US$)||1.6B||424||Top|
|Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)||54||2662||Second|
|PV$1000 (1Year) US$*||1,070||2596||Second|
* 1 year ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.7705
Aug 18, 2017: AUD 1 equals USD 0.7904
3.2 Rank in the Total Australia ETF Market [out of 84 ETFs]
|Net Assets ($A)||2B||17|
|Rel Strength 6 Mon ($A)||46||45|
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|
4.3 Fund Manager and Management Fees
+ The manager of the ETF is Vanguard. The management fee is 0.15% of total assets