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MOAT Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF

  • Fund Description

    Market Vectors® Morningstar® Wide Moat ETF (MOAT®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the 20 most attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

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    • Fund Ticker

      MOAT
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      04/24/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MWMFTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 04/29/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.77%
    • Total Net Assets

      $705.1M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.50%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.49%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR) 

    The Index comprises: 

    Twenty of the most undervalued wide-moat stocks, as determined by Morningstar's time-tested proprietary research; according to Morningstar, wide-moat stocks are companies identified as having sustainable competitive advantages

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Minimum market capitalization of $100 million
    • Meet Morningstar's proprietary liquidity screens
    • Trade on a U.S. stock exchange (excluding ADRs, GDRs)

    Index provider: 

    Morningstar

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MWMFTR
    • Inception Date

      02/14/2007
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 03/31/16

    Total Constituents: 20
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Norfolk Southern Corp
    NSC US
    5.45
    Visa Inc-Class A Shares
    V US
    5.29
    Mastercard Inc-Class A
    MA US
    5.24
    Cb Richard Ellis Group Inc-A
    CBG US
    5.22
    Amgen Inc
    AMGN US
    5.17
    Csx Corp
    CSX US
    5.11
    Gilead Sciences Inc
    GILD US
    5.10
    Us Bancorp
    USB US
    5.02
    State Street Corp
    STT US
    5.00
    Monsanto Co
    MON US
    5.00
    Top 10 Total (%)51.60
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 03/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • UNITED STATES

      100.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 03/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Health Care

      39.2
    • Financials

      25.1
    • Information Technology

      15.2
    • Industrials

      10.6
    • Materials

      5.0
    • Consumer Discretionary

      4.9