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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
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    as of 02/11/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.39%
    • Total Net Assets

      $13.1M
    • 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
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors Global Solar Energy Index (MVKWTTR)
    The Index comprises: 

    A globally diversified group of solar energy companies, including those engaged in photovoltaic and solar power, solar power equipment/technologies and materials or services to solar power equipment/technologies producers.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Full market cap exceeding $150 million
    • Three-month ADTV of at least $1M at current and two previous reviews
    • At least 250,000 shares traded per month for six months at current and two previous reviews

    Index provider: 

     Market Vector Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVKWTTR
    • Inception Date

      04/21/2008
    • Rebalance Frequency

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

    Total Constituents: 27
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    First Solar Inc
    FSLR US
    9.83
    Solarcity Corp
    SCTY US
    8.73
    Sunpower Corp
    SPWR US
    6.80
    Sma Solar Technology Ag
    S92 GR
    6.07
    Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd
    968 HK
    5.63
    Gcl-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd
    3800 HK
    5.58
    Sino-American Silicon Produc
    5483 TT
    4.51
    Canadian Solar Inc
    CSIQ US
    4.50
    Terraform Power Inc - A
    TERP US
    4.00
    Trina Solar Ltd-Spon Adr
    TSL US
    3.85
    Top 10 Total (%)59.50
    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 (%)
    • UNITED STATES

      36.8
    • TAIWAN

      18.3
    • CHINA

      17.7
    • HONG KONG

      6.8
    • GERMANY

      6.1
    • CANADA

      4.5
    • ISRAEL

      3.0
    • THAILAND

      2.5
    • SWITZERLAND

      2.5
    • NORWAY

      1.8
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 01/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Information Technology

      81.1
    • Industrials

      12.4
    • Utilities

      4.0
    • Materials

      2.5