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AFK Market Vectors Africa Index ETF

  • Fund Description

    Market Vectors® Africa Index ETF (AFK®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR), which includes local listings of companies that are incorporated in Africa and offshore listings of companies incorporated outside of Africa but that generate at least 50% of their revenues (or, where applicable, have at least 50% of their assets) in Africa.

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    • Fund Ticker

      AFK
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      07/10/2008
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVAFKTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 05/02/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.89%
    • Total Net Assets

      $76.7M
    • Number of Holdings

      86
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.82%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.79%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 05/02/16

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      100.29
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      -0.29
  • Daily HoldingsDaily Holdings (%) as of 05/02/16

    Total Holdings: 86
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Commercial International Bank Egypt Sae
    CBKD LI
    1,450,672
    5,411,0077.06
    Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
    GUARANTY NL
    48,020,253
    4,044,9165.27
    Naspers Ltd
    NPN SJ
    27,500
    3,796,0814.95
    Tullow Oil Plc
    TLW LN
    875,667
    3,640,5744.75
    Nigerian Breweries Plc
    NB NL
    6,209,862
    3,616,5684.72
    Centamin Plc
    CEY LN
    2,308,192
    3,364,7684.39
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd
    FM CN
    361,238
    3,065,7834.00
    Zenith Bank Plc
    ZENITHBA NL
    46,616,465
    2,978,9143.88
    Safaricom Ltd
    SAFCOM KN
    16,127,900
    2,733,2363.56
    Global Telecom Holding Sae
    GLTD LI
    1,522,700
    2,512,4553.28
    Iamgold Corp
    IAG US
    720,568
    2,413,9033.15
    Maroc Telecom
    IAM MC
    168,518
    2,333,1523.04
    Attijariwafa Bank
    ATW MC
    61,965
    2,299,2813.00
    Talaat Moustafa Group
    TMGH EY
    2,695,517
    2,024,6852.64
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    19,031
    1,897,0102.47
    Semafo Inc
    SMF CN
    429,435
    1,842,8332.40
    Golden Agri-Resources Ltd
    GGR SP
    6,167,700
    1,841,1082.40
    Banque Centrale Populaire
    BCP MC
    76,040
    1,791,7752.34
    Bourbon Sa
    GBB FP
    109,564
    1,605,8442.09
    Nestle Nigeria Plc
    NESTLE NL
    478,524
    1,487,0231.94
    Egyptian Financial Group-Hermes Holding
    HRHO EY
    1,231,576
    1,395,6101.82
    Sasol Ltd
    SSL US
    33,462
    1,075,1341.40
    Bmce Bank
    BCE MC
    48,568
    1,072,1161.40
    Fbn Holdings Plc
    FBNH NL
    58,567,177
    1,059,4271.38
    Mtn Group Ltd
    MTN SJ
    101,415
    1,058,6441.38
    Steinhoff International Holdings Nv
    SNH SJ
    157,568
    985,1391.28
    United Bank For Africa Plc
    UBA NL
    55,642,448
    953,5461.24
    Africa Oil Corp
    AOI SS
    543,829
    936,9571.22
    Anglo American Plc
    AAL LN
    77,308
    878,2941.15
    Kosmos Energy Ltd
    KOS US
    134,101
    848,8591.11
    Old Mutual Plc
    OML LN
    274,359
    757,6520.99
    Standard Bank Group Ltd
    SBK SJ
    77,378
    695,1560.91
    Firstrand Ltd
    FSR SJ
    208,173
    669,6760.87
    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
    RCL US
    7,002
    551,1970.72
    Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd
    APN SJ
    23,124
    545,2000.71
    Sanlam Ltd
    SLM SJ
    106,684
    518,8060.68
    Remgro Ltd
    REM SJ
    28,498
    511,5650.67
    Bidvest Group Ltd/The
    BVT SJ
    17,474
    443,4730.58
    Woolworths Holdings Ltd/South Africa
    WHL SJ
    59,685
    383,1990.50
    Shoprite Holdings Ltd
    SHP SJ
    27,392
    329,7110.43
    Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
    AU US
    18,867
    302,4380.39
    Investec Plc
    INVP LN
    37,894
    293,6120.38
    Mediclinic International Plc
    MDC LN
    21,572
    287,9760.38
    Growthpoint Properties Ltd
    GRT SJ
    157,896
    279,7440.36
    Discovery Ltd
    DSY SJ
    30,033
    268,8990.35
    Vodacom Group Ltd
    VOD SJ
    22,300
    258,4950.34
    Tiger Brands Ltd
    TBS SJ
    10,281
    254,2070.33
    Redefine Properties Ltd
    RDF SJ
    290,778
    250,1690.33
    Barclays Africa Group Ltd
    BGA SJ
    19,360
    195,5070.25
    Resilient Reit Ltd
    RES SJ
    19,531
    186,4090.24
    Mr Price Group Ltd
    MRP SJ
    14,484
    183,2800.24
    Rmb Holdings Ltd
    RMH SJ
    43,322
    177,5670.23
    Sibanye Gold Ltd
    SBGL US
    11,772
    174,3430.23
    Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd
    IMP SJ
    39,854
    165,4090.22
    Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd
    CPI SJ
    3,961
    164,3760.21
    Gold Fields Ltd
    GFI US
    35,739
    163,3270.21
    Fortress Income Fund Ltd
    FFB SJ
    60,801
    161,0790.21
    Netcare Ltd
    NTC SJ
    61,539
    156,7030.20
    Spar Group Ltd/The
    SPP SJ
    10,511
    156,4850.20
    Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Ltd
    RMI SJ
    50,894
    152,4060.20
    Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd
    LHC SJ
    56,119
    146,3460.19
    Truworths International Ltd
    TRU SJ
    19,011
    141,9990.19
    Mondi Ltd
    MND SJ
    7,262
    139,8840.18
    Psg Group Ltd
    PSG SJ
    9,388
    130,9690.17
    Nedbank Group Ltd
    NED SJ
    10,233
    130,4280.17
    Anglo American Platinum Ltd
    AMS SJ
    4,427
    127,5750.17
    Mmi Holdings Ltd/South Africa
    MMI SJ
    75,212
    125,8140.16
    Avi Ltd
    AVI SJ
    19,568
    120,8840.16
    Hyprop Investments Ltd
    HYP SJ
    14,062
    120,6260.16
    Foschini Group Ltd/The
    TFG SJ
    10,758
    115,5380.15
    Pioneer Foods Group Ltd
    PFG SJ
    9,780
    114,7020.15
    Coronation Fund Managers Ltd
    CML SJ
    20,221
    104,6020.14
    Investec Ltd
    INL SJ
    12,892
    99,8240.13
    Imperial Holdings Ltd
    IPL SJ
    9,117
    95,1120.12
    Liberty Holdings Ltd
    LBH SJ
    9,396
    91,7940.12
    Clicks Group Ltd
    CLS SJ
    11,945
    86,9070.11
    Telkom Sa Soc Ltd
    TKG SJ
    18,427
    73,4890.10
    Sappi Ltd
    SAP SJ
    15,843
    68,6160.09
    Pick N Pay Stores Ltd
    PIK SJ
    12,898
    66,7660.09
    Exxaro Resources Ltd
    EXX SJ
    9,712
    61,7980.08
    Barloworld Ltd
    BAW SJ
    9,715
    55,8890.07
    Nampak Ltd
    NPK SJ
    26,048
    44,4280.06
    Massmart Holdings Ltd
    MSM SJ
    5,114
    43,6490.06
    African Minerals Ltd
    AMI LN
    1,189,538
    NaN
    African Bank Investments Ltd
    ABL SJ
    86,258
    0.00
    Other/Cash
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    -220,601-0.29
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