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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
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    as of 08/29/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.38%
    • Total Net Assets

      $51.6M
    • Number of Holdings

      116
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.94%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.59%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/19/2014
  • 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

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)as of 07/31/14

    Total Constituents: 114
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Teva Pharmaceutical Ind Ltd
    TEVA IT
    13.05
    Perrigo Co
    PRGO US
    11.75
    Check Point Software Tech
    CHKP US
    6.22
    Amdocs Ltd
    DOX US
    4.70
    Bank Hapoalim Bm
    POLI IT
    3.94
    Bank Leumi Le-Israel
    LUMI IT
    3.53
    Stratasys Ltd
    SSYS US
    2.77
    Bezeq The Israeli Telecom Co
    BEZQ IT
    2.39
    Israel Chemicals Ltd
    ICL IT
    2.35
    Verifone Systems Inc
    PAY US
    2.28
    Top 10 Total (%)52.98
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • ISRAEL

      70.0
    • U.S.

      27.2
    • ISLE OF MAN

      1.3
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      1.2
    • ITALY

      0.3
    • OTHERS

      0.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Health Care

      30.6
    • Information Technology

      30.0
    • Financials

      19.1
    • Materials

      5.3
    • Energy

      4.5
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.5
    • Industrials

      2.7
    • Consumer Discretionary

      1.9
    • Consumer Staples

      1.9
    • Utilities

      0.4