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Wide Moat ETF MOAT

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Wide Moat ETF (MOAT®)

    Management Style: Replication

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

    Index Provider: Morningstar

    Index Description: MWMFTR is a rules-based, equal-weighted index intended to offer exposure to 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
  •  
    as of 08/27/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.22%
    • Total Net Assets

      $805.2M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.51%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.49%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/19/2014
  • Key Points

    Moat = Sustainable Competitive Advantage 
    Morningstar equity analysts use a time-tested proprietary process to determine if a company has an economic moat
    Index Favors Undervalued Stocks 
    Of the broad equity universe analyzed by Morningstar, currently about 10% receive a wide moat categorization; the 20 stocks with the most attractive valuations5 are selected for its Index
    Proven Index Track Record6 
    Index has generated significant excess returns relative to the overall market since inception (2/07)
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      MOAT
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MWMFTR
    • NAV

      MOATNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      MOATIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      25,400,000
    • Estimated Cash

      MOATEU
    • Total Cash

      MOATTC
    • CUSIP

      57060U134
    • ISIN

      US57060U1346
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.45%
    • Other Expenses

      0.06%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.51%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.02%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.49%
    2 Expenses for MOAT are capped contractually at 0.49% until at least 2/01/15. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. TER, or Total Expense Ratio, is also referred to as "Net Expense Ratio". See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 08/27/2014

    TickerNAV/
    Last Price
    Volume
    30-Day Avg./
    Last Trading Day
    Daily Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    YTD Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    Premium/
    Discount
    Prem/Discount
    Distribution Charts
    NAV &
    Prem/Discount
    History
    NAV
    Chart
    MOAT $31.70
    $31.71
    123,889
    105,366
    $-0.03 / -0.09%
    $-0.04 / -0.13%
    + 10.0%
    + 10.0%

    $0.01
    0.03%
  • View All Indices » View All ETFs » Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    04/24/12
    MOAT (NAV) -1.47 1.82 4.76 16.24 -- -- -- 20.23
    MOAT (Share Price) -1.44 1.96 4.75 16.13 -- -- -- 20.29
    MWMFTR (Index) -1.42 1.94 4.91 16.68 20.10 17.93 -- 20.74
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.05 -0.12 -0.15 -0.44 -- -- -- -0.51
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    04/24/12
    MOAT (NAV) 1.90 4.54 6.32 26.43 -- -- -- 21.92
    MOAT (Share Price) 1.90 4.57 6.28 26.46 -- -- -- 21.96
    MWMFTR (Index) 1.94 4.65 6.43 26.87 19.60 20.59 -- 22.43
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 -0.11 -0.11 -0.44 -- -- -- -0.51
  • View All Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 07/31/14

    Total Holdings: 21
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Bank Of New York Mellon Corp/The
    BK US
    1,069,325
    41,927,1385.58
    Amgen Inc
    AMGN US
    322,695
    41,108,1165.47
    Ebay Inc
    EBAY US
    774,785
    40,908,6485.44
    Western Union Co/The
    WU US
    2,313,925
    40,424,2705.38
    International Business Machines Corp
    IBM US
    207,586
    39,788,0095.29
    Intercontinentalexchange Inc
    ICE US
    200,874
    38,612,0005.14
    Baxter International Inc
    BAX US
    516,417
    38,571,1865.13
    Costco Wholesale Corp
    COST US
    325,470
    38,255,7445.09
    Blackrock Inc
    BLK US
    121,499
    37,024,3904.93
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc
    BRK/B US
    295,060
    37,009,3764.93
    Top 10 Total (%)52.38
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • U.S.

      100.1
    • Other

      -0.1
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Financials

      30.3
    • Information Technology

      21.0
    • Consumer Staples

      19.6
    • Health Care

      15.5
    • Consumer Discretionary

      4.7
    • Energy

      4.6
    • Utilities

      4.4
    • Other

      -0.1