|Bid||70.00 x 100|
|Ask||0.00 x 1100|
|Day's Range||72.18 - 72.59|
|52 Week Range||69.78 - 76.51|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.20%|
With many foreign stock index funds turning in mediocre performance over the past decade, investors may be wondering: Is the case for indexing foreign stocks dead? The primary thesis for investing with index funds is well-known and accepted. Investors get a diversified portfolio of stocks at a low expense ratio, and low fees should translate into superior performance relative to the more expensive, actively managed alternatives in a given asset class.
Currency-hedging won't always help performance and could hurt tax efficiency, but it should consistently reduce volatility. Its diversified portfolio captures a large chunk of the available foreign market capitalization while also hedging currency risk. The fund tracks the MSCI EAFE 100% Hedged to USD Index, which covers stocks from the MSCI EAFE Index while hedging currency risk.
The low volatility factor is a favorite among investors and that theme extends beyond U.S. equities. Investors can use exchange traded funds to harness the low volatility factor while tapping ex-US developed ...
The low volatility factor is an investor favorite and one that is widely represented in the world of exchange traded funds. That includes international ETFs, such as the iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ...
ETF investors concerned about the North Korea–US standoff are looking at ways to reduce risk in their portfolios without switching to money market funds.