119.62 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:19PM EDT
|Bid||109.96 x 1000|
|Ask||250.23 x 400|
|Day's Range||119.30 - 119.82|
|52 Week Range||104.75 - 127.14|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.13%|
Whether you’re an active investor or swear by index funds, you can’t ignore the long-term outperformance of small-cap firms. This market anomaly has been around since the 1980’s. And it turns out that the small firm return premium carries over into the international stock market as well. With the recent choppy investment market environment, small-cap international funds deserve a closer look.
This article is a part of InvestorPlace’s Best ETFs for 2018 contest. Jeff Reeves’ pick for the contest is the Vanguard FTSE All World Ex-U.S. Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VSS). My pick for the best ETF in 2018 involved a play on international stocks, as global growth trends look good but I anticipated a tougher road for the U.S.
In 2017, U.S. small-caps lagged domestic large-caps in significant fashion, but it was not a lost year for small-cap stocks and exchange traded funds. International small-cap ETFs, broadly speaking, delivered ...
InvestorPlace gave Vanguard's FTSE All World Ex-U.S. Small Cap exchange-traded fund top billing for 2018.
While 2018 is still in its infancy, there are already signs of a prominent theme from 2017 extending into the new year. Year-to-date, four of the top 10 asset-gathering exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are ex-U.S. equity funds.
This article is a part of InvestorPlace’s Best ETFs for 2018 contest. TJeff Reeves’ pick for the contest is the Vanguard FTSE All World Ex-U.S. Small Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:VSS). After all, the big headlines last year always seemed to be talking about President Donald Trump, or the broad-based rally in stocks or sometimes the two at the same time.