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ISRA Market Vectors Israel ETF

  • Fund Description

    Market Vectors® Israel ETF (ISRA®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return performance of the BlueStar Israel Global Index® (BLSNTR), which is comprised of equity securities, which may include depositary receipts, of publicly traded companies that are generally considered by the Index Provider to be Israeli companies.

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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
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    as of 02/10/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      5.88%
    • Total Net Assets

      $40.8M
    • Number of Holdings

      114
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.76%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.60%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: BlueStar Israel Global Index (BLSNTR)

    The Index comprises: 

    A diversified group of publicly traded companies that are generally considered to be Israeli companies. It primarily only includes the largest and most liquid Israeli and Israeli-linked companies as well as mid-cap and small-cap companies that display sufficient liquidity.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Exchange traded, domiciled or founded in Israel
    • Market cap exceeding $75 million
    • Three-month average daily trading volume of at least $250k

    Index provider: 

    BlueStar Indexes

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • Inception Date

      06/27/2011
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Semi-Annually
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 01/31/16

    Total Constituents: 113
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Teva Pharmaceutical Ind Ltd
    TEVA IT
    12.66
    Perrigo Co Plc
    PRGO US
    12.65
    Check Point Software Tech
    CHKP US
    6.81
    Amdocs Ltd
    DOX US
    5.50
    Bank Hapoalim Bm
    POLI IT
    3.13
    Bank Leumi Le-Israel
    LUMI IT
    3.05
    Mobileye Nv
    MBLY US
    2.81
    Bezeq The Israeli Telecom Co
    BEZQ IT
    2.76
    Nice Systems Ltd
    NICE IT
    2.45
    Opko Health Inc
    OPK US
    1.77
    Top 10 Total (%)53.59
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 01/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • ISRAEL

      69.3
    • UNITED STATES

      29.1
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      1.3
    • ITALY

      0.3
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 01/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Health Care

      31.8
    • Information Technology

      29.8
    • Financials

      16.3
    • Consumer Discretionary

      4.6
    • Materials

      4.2
    • Energy

      3.7
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.6
    • Industrials

      3.2
    • Consumer Staples

      1.6
    • Utilities

      1.0
    • OTHERS

      0.0