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KWT Market Vectors Solar Energy ETF

  • Fund Description

    Market Vectors® Solar Energy ETF (KWT®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors Global Solar Energy Index (MVKWTTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in photovoltaic and solar power, or the provision of solar power equipment/technologies and material or services to solar power equipment/technologies producers.

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    • Fund Ticker

      KWT
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      04/21/2008
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVKWTTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 02/05/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.32%
    • Total Net Assets

      $14.7M
    • Number of Holdings

      29
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      1.08%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.65%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Key Points

    One-Trade Access to the Dynamic Global Solar Industry  
    The fastest growing source of renewable and overall energy
    Pure Play with Global Scope  
    Index constituents must be principally engaged in solar power and related products and services, deriving at least 50% of revenues from it
    Comprehensive Portfolio  
    Covers all major segments of the solar industry: photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal and solar lighting
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      KWT
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVKWTTR
    • NAV

      KWTNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      KWTIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      300,000
    • Estimated Cash

      KWTEU
    • Total Cash

      KWTTC
    • CUSIP

      57061R783
    • ISIN

      US57061R7834
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.58%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      1.08%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.43%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.65%
    2 Expenses for KWT are capped contractually at 0.65% until at least May 1, 2016. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 02/05/16

    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
    KWT $49.05
    $49.30
    2,068
    671
    $-1.28 / -2.55%
    $-1.49 / -2.93%
    -20.4%
    -19.7%
    $0.25
    0.50%
  • 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
    04/21/08
    KWT (NAV) 11.98 19.62 -8.09 -8.09 20.26 -15.91 -- -24.45
    KWT (Share Price) 8.85 21.49 -7.72 -7.72 20.70 -15.88 -- -24.49
    MVKWTTR (Index) 5 12.29 20.25 -11.73 -11.73 18.64 -17.63 -- -25.43
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.31 -0.63 3.64 3.64 1.62 1.72 -- 0.98
    Quarter End as of 12/31/15
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    04/21/08
    KWT (NAV) 11.98 19.62 -8.09 -8.09 20.26 -15.91 -- -24.45
    KWT (Share Price) 8.85 21.49 -7.72 -7.72 20.70 -15.88 -- -24.49
    MVKWTTR (Index) 5 12.29 20.25 -11.73 -11.73 18.64 -17.63 -- -25.43
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.31 -0.63 3.64 3.64 1.62 1.72 -- 0.98
  • Daily Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)  as of 12/31/15

    Total Holdings: 30
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Solarcity Corp
    SCTY US
    37,082
    1,891,92410.23
    First Solar Inc
    FSLR US
    22,583
    1,490,2528.06
    Sunpower Corp
    SPWR US
    43,262
    1,298,2937.02
    Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd
    968 HK
    2,666,000
    1,080,8165.84
    Canadian Solar Inc
    CSIQ US
    35,167
    1,018,4365.51
    Sunedison Inc
    SUNE US
    188,781
    960,8955.20
    Sma Solar Technology Ag
    S92 GR
    17,310
    956,8755.17
    Gcl-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd
    3800 HK
    5,894,000
    876,3294.74
    Terraform Power Inc
    TERP US
    64,671
    813,5614.40
    Sino-American Silicon Products Inc
    5483 TT
    547,000
    773,2434.18
    Top 10 Total (%)60.35
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/15

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED STATES

      35.44
    • CHINA

      25.64
    • TAIWAN

      16.69
    • FRANCE

      7.02
    • CANADA

      5.51
    • GERMANY

      5.17
    • SWITZERLAND

      2.08
    • THAILAND

      1.79
    • Other/Cash

      0.67
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/15

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      77.9
    • Industrials

      13.8
    • Utilities

      7.6
    • Other/Cash

      0.7