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Pharmaceutical ETF PPH

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR)

    Index Provider: Market Vectors Index Solutions

    Index Description: MVPPHTR is a rules-based index intended to track the overall performance of 25 of the largest U.S. listed, publicly traded pharmaceutical companies.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PPH
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      12/20/2011
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 11/25/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.77%
    • Total Net Assets

      $355.9M
    • Number of Holdings

      26
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.43%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.35%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Quarterly
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/26/2014
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR) 

    The Index comprises: 

    U.S. exchange-listed companies that derive most of their revenues from pharmaceuticals, including companies engaged primarily in research and development as well as production, marketing and sales of pharmaceuticals

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Market cap exceeding $150 million
    • Three-month average-daily-trading volume of at least $1 million
    • At least 250,000 shares traded per month

    Index provider: 

    Market Vectors Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Inception Date

      08/12/2011
    • Rebalance Frequency

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

    Total Constituents: 25
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Johnson & Johnson
    JNJ US
    11.13
    Novartis Ag-Adr
    NVS US
    9.79
    Pfizer Inc
    PFE US
    7.37
    Merck & Co. Inc.
    MRK US
    5.62
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co
    BMY US
    5.16
    Novo-Nordisk A/S-Spons Adr
    NVO US
    4.99
    Abbvie Inc
    ABBV US
    4.78
    Glaxosmithkline Plc-Spon Adr
    GSK US
    4.74
    Actavis Inc
    ACT US
    4.60
    Sanofi-Adr
    SNY US
    4.56
    Top 10 Total (%)62.74
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • U.S.

      61.6
    • SWITZERLAND

      9.8
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      9.1
    • DENMARK

      5.0
    • FRANCE

      4.6
    • ISRAEL

      3.8
    • CANADA

      3.1
    • IRELAND

      3.1
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Health Care

      100.0