Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF ISIN IE00B3XXRP09, Ticker VUSA

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Strategy of Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF

Investment strategy

The S&P 500® (total return) index tracks 500 large cap US stocks.


S&P 500® (13)

Equity (794) United States (170)


GBP 44.49
35.34 52 weeks low/high 47.00
52 weeks low/high

Risk and fees of Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF


GBP 18,527 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Full replication)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 17.18% Risk category
Inception Date 22 May 2012
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 9 Months


0.07% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.00% Compare 1.90%
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Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Distributing
Distribution frequency Quarterly
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Open-ended Investment Company (OEIC)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider Vanguard
Administrator Brown Brother Harriman Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Custodian Bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Revision Company PricewaterhouseCoopers Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors
Fiscal Year End 30 June
Swiss representative BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES, Paris, succursale de Zurich
Swiss paying agent BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES SERVICES, Paris, succursale de Zurich

Tax Status

Germany Tax transparent
Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting
EU Savings Directive In Scope - No Tax

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty
Collateral manager Vanguard Global Advisers, LLC
Securities lending No
Securities lending counterparty

Performance of Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF


1 year: 10.20%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2018 2017 2016 2015
23.97% 0.59% 10.55% 34.35% 6.14%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
0.48% 6.89% 12.55% 10.20% 51.50%

Description of Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF

The Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF invests in stocks with focus United States. The dividends in the fund are distributed to the investors (Quarterly). S&P 500® allows a broad investment with low fees in appr. 500 stocks.

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.07% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying all the index constituents (full replication). The Vanguard S&P 500 UCITS ETF is a very large ETF with 18,527m GBP assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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