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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 07/21/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      3.69%
    • Total Net Assets

      $48.4M
    • 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
  • Fundamentals
    as of 05/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $11.6B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      17.56
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      1.83
    *A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.
  • Market Capitalization (%)
    as of 06/30/14

    • Capitalization

      % of Net
      Assets ($)
    • Large (>$5.0B)

      51.1%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      26.4%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      22.5%
    This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures
    as of 06/30/14

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    • Sharpe Ratio

    Source: Van Eck Global, FactSet.

    Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation.

  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 06/30/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • ISRAEL

      69.4
    • U.S.

      27.2
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      2.3
    • POLAND

      0.5
    • ITALY

      0.3
    • BVI

      0.3
    • Other

      0.0
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 07/21/14

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      99.97
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.03
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 06/30/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      30.9
    • Health Care

      29.8
    • Financials

      19.0
    • Materials

      5.4
    • Energy

      4.5
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.4
    • Industrials

      2.7
    • Consumer Discretionary

      2.0
    • Consumer Staples

      1.8
    • Utilities

      0.5
    • Other

      0.0
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 06/30/14

    • Israeli Shekel

      53.24
    • U.S. Dollar

      44.06
    • British Pound

      2.69
    • Other

      0.01
    • Total

      100.00