Exchange-traded fund
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Ticker VWO
Fund manager
Vanguard
Gun grade: Fund is invested in civilian firearm manufacturers, below the threshold of 0.1%. Assigned a grade of C.
How we track gun investments
C
$3.66 MILLION
Civilian firearms
1
gun stocks found
<0.01%
of assets flagged
Data as of 5/31/22
For each civilian firearm category, we show the fund's exposure. Click a category to see the breakdown of companies. When calculating a portfolio's exposure to a screen list, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
Civilian firearms
Gun manufacturers
Gun manufacturers
Manufacturers of civilian firearms
1
holdings
$3.66M
invested
<0.01%
of portfolio
Major gun retailers
Major gun retailers
Largest public retailers of civilian firearms
0 direct stock holdings
Gun manufacturers and major gun retailers
1 holdings
1 holdings
  • 1. Taurus Armas SA Participating Preferred
    Civilian firearm manufacturers
    $3.66M
    <0.01%
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund $VWO has $3.66 MILLION invested in 1 gun manufacturer and major gun retailer holding, amounting to <0.01% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on VWO at Morningstar.com
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: 6/30/22
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 
-1.47% less in annualized returns
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
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: 6/30/22
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 
-1.47% less in annualized returns
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
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: 6/30/22
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 
-1.47% less in annualized returns
More invested in civilian firearms 
<0.01% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Gun investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Civilian firearm
This fund
VWO - Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
-21.05%
2.1%
3.15%
3.26%
<0.01% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-19.21%
1.28%
2.46%
4.74%
0% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-1.84%
0.82%
0.69%
-1.47%
<0.01%  higher
Find more financial data on VWO at Morningstar.com
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