12 August, 2020 (16:00:00 EST)
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (VAS:AUD77.75) decreases on low volume
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (ASX:VAS), the largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in Australia, has decreased 19.0c (or 0.2%) from its last trading session of August 11 to close at AUD77.75 , ending a two-day streak of rises. The volume was 0.3 times the average daily trading of 246,455 units. Its MCap is AUD5.8 billion.
|VAS||Today||1 Day ago||Week ago||Month ago|
THE PAST WEEK [Price up 1.7% to AUD77.94]
In the past week the ETF rose on 3 days, fell on 1 day and was untraded on 1 day,.
|DAY||Headline||Close price [AUD]||Price Change %||Comment|
|Aug 11||(VAS:AUD77.94) increases on weak volume||77.94||0.17|| |
|Aug 10||(VAS:AUD77.81) rises to test 77.0||77.81||1.87||Top Rise|
|Aug 07||(VAS:AUD76.38) decreases on weak volume||76.38||-0.34||Steepest Fall|
|Aug 06||(VAS:AUD76.64) increases on below average volume||76.64||0.47|| |
THE PAST QUARTER
Vanguard Australian Shares Index jumps 14% in past quarter
Vanguard Australian Shares Index (AU:VAS), has jumped AUD9.29 (or 13.6%) in the past quarter to close at AUD77.75 today. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International Australia Index which rose 837.9 points (or 15.8%) in the past quarter, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.
VANGUARD AUSTRALIAN SHARES INDEX BULLISH SIGNALS
+ The price increased 1.9% in the last week and lifted 2.5% in the last month.
+ The present value of AUD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is AUD1,601, including a capital gain of AUD328 and dividend reinvested of AUD272.
+ 5 years Multiplier in AUD = 1.601x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in AUD = 9.9%
Present Value of USD1,000 invested 5 years ago:
+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested five years ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is USD1,295, including a capital gain of USD75 and dividend reinvested of USD220.
+ 5 years ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.8876
+ 5 years Multiplier in USD = 1.295x
+ Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in USD = 5.3%
1.2 High Performance Indicator:
|Description||Value||Rank In Market|
|Today's Turnover||AUD5.1 million||In Top Quartile|
PRICE VOLUME DYNAMICS
+ Volume: there were 65,270 units worth AUD5.1 million traded today. In the past week, volume was 0.6 times average and the units were up 1.9%.
+ Vanguard Australian Shares Index is at a discount of 13.7% to its 12-month high of AUD90.11 on February 20. It is also at a premium of 40.0% to the 12-month low of AUD55.54 on March 23.
+ The present value of AUD1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in Vanguard Australian Shares Index is AUD1,000, comprising a capital loss of AUD34 and dividend reinvested of AUD34. A comparison with Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] and Morgan Stanley Capital International Australia Index [MSCI AUSTRALIA] is shown below:
2.2 The Worst 3 weeks in the past quarter [Relative Price Change or RPC]
|Mon-Fri||Change %||MSCI AUSTRALIA Change %||RPC %||Vol Ind [1 is avg]|
2.3 Trailing 3 months
|Volume Index (1 is avg)||0.8|
2.4 Trailing Price Change %
3-Year price change for VAS was 21.6%. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] which rose 21.8% in the 3 years, the relative price change was -0.1%.
|Price Change %||Quarter||Year||3 Years|
2.5 MCap: 5-Year Increase of AUD3 billion
In the past 5 years Market Capitalization has increased by AUD3.4 billion (142%) from AUD2.4 billion to AUD5.8 billion. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, there has been no decline in MCap over the last 5 years.
| ||Close Price||MCap (AUD M)||MCap (US$ M)|
|1 Year ago||AUD80.47||3,752||2,546.7|
|2 Years ago||AUD73.65||2,720.3||2,004.8|
|3 Years ago||AUD64.70||2,498.5||1,968.9|
|4 Years ago||AUD61.97||2,407.8||1,845.3|
|5 Years ago||AUD58.78||2,381.5||1,766.9|
2.6 Moving Annual Return of -0.1% in the past year:
Moving Annual Return was -0.1% in the past year. Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the real rate of return has averaged 9.8%
|VAS||Close (AUD)||Dividends (AUD)||Capital Gain / (Loss) %||% Yield||Annual Return %|
|1 Yr ago||80.47||3.58||9.3||4.9||14.1|
|2 Yrs ago||73.65||3.37||15.2||5.3||20.5|
|3 Yrs ago||63.93||0.45||3.8||0.7||4.5|
|4 Yrs ago||61.59||2.74||5.2||4.7||9.9|
Close 5 years ago AUD58.53
2.7 Year-on-Year Comparison (Trailing year - ended 31 Jul)
In the past 5 years, VAS has jumped 23.8% from 60.71 to 75.15 , an average annual compound rise of 4.4%.
|% Price Change||9.1||13.2||-5.5||-0.3||13|| |
|Avg Daily Volume||60,574||46,942||59,877||38,328||26,389||20,492|
|Turnover Period||2 yrs 4 mo||3 yrs 21 d||2 yrs 3 mo||3 yrs 6 mo||5 yrs 4 mo||14 yrs 8 mo|
|Price Range||55.54 - 90.11||64.54 - 84.12||63.87 - 74.04||56.55 - 66.31||51.69 - 62.36||53.18 - 63.6|
In the past 5 years average daily volume has jumped 195.6% from 20,492 units to 60,574 units. Turnover period has decreased from 14 years 8 months to 2 years 4 months.
3.1 Global Rank out of 5,360 ETFs
The present value of $US1,000 invested a year ago is $US1,058, ranking it 1899 out of 5,360 ETFs.Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) in USD is 47.
|Net Assets (US$)||2B||402||Top|
|Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)||47||2850||Third|
|PV$1000 (1Year) US$*||1,058||1899||Second|
* 1 year ago AUD 1 equalled USD 0.6787
Aug 12, 2020: AUD 1 equals USD 0.7182
3.2 Rank in the Total Australia ETF Market [out of 140 ETFs]
|Rel Strength 6 Mon (AUD)||34||93|
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 VAS ETF Summary
|Currency||1 AUD = 0.72 USD |
|Aug 12 close||AUD77.75|
|Ave Daily Volume||246,455 units|
|52-Week Range||55.54 - 90.11|
|Market Cap||AUD5.8 billion [USD4.1 billion]|
4.4 Fund Manager and Management Fees
+ The manager of the ETF is Alla Kolganova. The management fee is 0.15% of total assets
|Dividend Date:||July 01, 2020|