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Israel ETF ISRA

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Israel ETF (ISRATM)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: BlueStar Israel Global Index (BLSNTR)

    Index Provider: BlueStar

    Index Description: BLSNTR is a rules-based index that tracks the overall performance of the largest and most liquid publicly traded Israeli and Israeli-linked companies, as well as mid-cap and small-cap Israeli and Israeli-linked companies that display sufficient liquidity.

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    • Fund Ticker

      ISRA
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      06/25/2013
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 12/18/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.69%
    • Total Net Assets

      $48.5M
    • Number of Holdings

      117
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.94%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.59%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/19/2014
  • Key Points

    Exposure to a Stable, Growing, and Resilient Economy 
    Exposure to a vibrant economy that has historically demonstrated consistent GDP growth despite regional geopolitical events.
    Exposure to a Multi-Sector Economy 
    The index offers broad sector exposure to Israel’s vibrant economy, including information technology, health care, and financials.
    Exposure to Israeli Companies Globally 
    The underlying index offers a broad and diversified reflection of Israel's globally-oriented economy.
     
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      ISRA
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • NAV

      ISRANV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      ISRAIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      1,600,000
    • Estimated Cash

      ISRAEU
    • Total Cash

      ISRATC
    • CUSIP

      57061R676
    • ISIN

      US57061R6760
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.44%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.94%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.35%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.59%
    2 Expenses for ISRA are capped contractually at 0.59% until at least May 1, 2015. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. TER, or Total Expense Ratio, is also referred to as "Net Expense Ratio". See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 12/18/14

    NAV/
    Last Price
    Volume
    30-Day Avg./
    Last Trading Day
    Daily Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    YTD Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    Premium/
    Discount
    Prem/Discount
    Distribution Charts
    NAV &
    Prem/Discount
    History
    NAV
    Chart
    ISRA $30.34
    $30.45
    3,780
    141,644
    $0.30 / +0.98%
    $0.43 / +1.44%
    +1.0%
    +1.0%
    $0.11
    0.36%
  • View All Indices » View All ETFs » Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    06/25/13
    ISRA (NAV) -1.32 -2.33 1.70 4.06 -- -- -- 14.50
    ISRA (Share Price) -1.45 -2.14 1.62 4.11 -- -- -- 14.76
    BLSNTR (Index) -0.80 -2.21 2.14 4.47 -- -- -- 15.08
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.52 -0.12 -0.44 -0.41 -- -- -- -0.58
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    06/25/13
    ISRA (NAV) -0.96 -1.18 3.13 13.77 -- -- -- 17.86
    ISRA (Share Price) -0.83 -1.21 2.98 13.27 -- -- -- 18.10
    BLSNTR (Index) -0.68 -1.02 3.74 14.59 -- -- -- 18.68
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.28 -0.16 -0.61 -0.82 -- -- -- -0.82
  • View All Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 11/30/14

    Total Holdings: 116
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    TEVA IT
    123,856
    7,046,34113.98
    Perrigo Co
    PRGO US
    39,981
    6,404,55712.71
    Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
    CHKP US
    46,955
    3,630,0917.20
    Amdocs Ltd
    DOX US
    53,082
    2,587,4825.13
    Bank Hapoalim Bm
    POLI IT
    344,682
    1,720,0933.41
    Bank Leumi Le-Israel Bm
    LUMI IT
    458,209
    1,617,2463.21
    Stratasys Inc
    SSYS US
    14,124
    1,440,2242.86
    Verifone Systems Inc
    PAY US
    34,774
    1,240,0412.46
    Bezeq The Israeli Telecommunication Cor
    BEZQ IT
    656,305
    1,160,3142.30
    Verint Systems Inc
    VRNT US
    17,636
    1,061,5112.11
    Top 10 Total (%)55.37
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 11/30/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • ISRAEL

      67.2
    • U.S.

      29.3
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      2.2
    • POLAND

      0.5
    • ITALY

      0.3
    • BVI

      0.3
    • Other

      0.2
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 11/30/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      33.0
    • Health Care

      31.4
    • Financials

      16.9
    • Materials

      5.1
    • Energy

      4.2
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.1
    • Industrials

      2.5
    • Consumer Discretionary

      1.6
    • Consumer Staples

      1.5
    • Utilities

      0.5
    • Other

      0.2