Exchange-traded fund
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
TickerVWO
Fund manager
Vanguard
Gender equality score
Gender equality score

34
/ 100 points
Overall score
Average Equileap Gender Equality Score of fund holdings, weighted by market value
Peer rank
Group ranking

Unranked

Not ranked due to low data coverage

% Equileap coverage
17%
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
17/40
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Equal compensation and work life balance
Equal compensation and work life balance
5/30
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Policies promoting gender equality
Policies promoting gender equality
13/20
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Commitment, transparency, and accountability
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
0/10
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Top scoring holdings
Top scoring holdings
The top 10 holdings in this portfolio with the best scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Hellenic Telecommunication Organization SA
    0.06% of assets
    $46.94M invested
  • 2. Yum China Holdings Inc
    0.28% of assets
    $234.09M invested
  • 3. Komercni Banka AS
    0.04% of assets
    $30.07M invested
  • 4. BeiGene Ltd Ordinary Shares
    0.13% of assets
    $109.03M invested
  • 5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares
    1.91% of assets
    $1.61B invested
  • 6. WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc
    0.26% of assets
    $222.48M invested
  • 7. Trip.com Group Ltd ADR
    0.2% of assets
    $165.87M invested
  • 8. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H
    0.39% of assets
    $330.16M invested
  • 9. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class A
    0.06% of assets
    $49.11M invested
  • 10. CEZ a.s
    0.08% of assets
    $71.59M invested
Bottom scoring holdings
Bottom scoring holdings
The bottom 10 holdings in this portfolio with the worst scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Zhihu Inc ADR
    <0.01% of assets
    $2.12M invested
  • 2. Autohome Inc ADR
    0.02% of assets
    $19.37M invested
  • 3. Autohome Inc
    <0.01% of assets
    $2.64M invested
  • 4. Zhaojin Mining Industry Co Ltd Class H
    0.01% of assets
    $12.27M invested
  • 5. Tencent Music Entertainment Group ADR
    0.04% of assets
    $30.71M invested
  • 6. Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd
    <0.01% of assets
    $3.4M invested
  • 7. Kunlun Energy Co Ltd
    0.04% of assets
    $30.46M invested
  • 8. Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd Class H
    0.02% of assets
    $17.38M invested
  • 9. Beijing Capital International Airport Co Ltd Class H
    0.02% of assets
    $13.62M invested
  • 10. Kingboard Laminates Holdings Ltd
    0.01% of assets
    $11.58M invested
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Financial performance
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Gender Equality and Returns
Returns chart for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
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The figure above charts annualized returns and Gender Equality Fund grades. The orange marker represents this fund. The purple marker (if present) represents an assigned benchmark. Blue dots represent funds in the same Morningstar category as this fund. Dark gray dots represent funds in the same grading group as this fund. Returns are for the most recent available for this fund of 1, 3, 5, or 10 year annualized returns. The higher a fund is marked on the Y axis, the better its returns for the specified time period. The higher a fund is marked on the X axis, the better its Gender Equality Funds group ranking. Read more on the How it Works page.
Benchmarking tool
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 11/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.89% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
6 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 11/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.89% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
6 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 11/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.89% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
6 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Gender-lens analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall gender equality score
This fund
VWO - Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
-14.49%
1.52%
0.81%
2.38%
34  / 100 points
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-10.61%
2.13%
1.69%
4.28%
51  / 100 points
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-3.88%
-0.61%
-0.87%
-1.89%
17  / 100 points lower
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