|Bid||38.63 x 2900|
|Ask||42.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||38.55 - 38.65|
|52 Week Range||34.74 - 41.10|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.80|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.59%|
Vanguard Global ex-U.S. Real Estate ETF VNQI is a sound choice for broadly diversified, low-cost exposure to foreign real estate securities. Also, its emerging-markets exposure has translated to significantly higher risk than most funds in the global real estate Morningstar Category. REITs make up about 45% of the fund's portfolio.
After a wild October, one that saw the S&P 500 notch one of its worst October performances ever, equity market volatility remains a concern for investors. Stocks rallied following the midterm elections, but the S&P 500 quickly gave back those gains and is currently saddled with a month-to-date loss, suggesting some of that October volatility is seeping into November.
Amid fears regarding a slowdown in economic growth, trade tensions, and higher interest rates, investors chose to look into value companies that focus on dividend distribution for rebalancing the risk of their portfolios. FAANGs have been hammered in October, staging their worst month since the 2008 recession, but have lately managed a comeback. Large-cap value equities have been favored by investors seeking refuge from the market’s plunge. Asian stocks regained some of the lost ground over the past week on hopes trade tensions will ease. Closing the list, global real estate investments seem a good option as the U.S. housing market is showing signs of exhaustion. Check out our previous Trends edition at Trending: Chinese Stocks at Four-Year Lows Amid Fears of Deepening Trade Spat.
Savvy dividend investors know that international markets can provide much needed boosts to current income and portfolio yield. Scores of non-US markets, both developed and emerging, sport dividend yields in excess of the S&P 500.7 Stocks to Buy That Lost 10% in April