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PPH Market Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF

  • Fund Description

    Market Vectors® Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors U.S., Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in pharmaceuticals, including pharmaceutical research and development as well a production, marketing and sales of pharmaceuticals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PPH
    • Exchange

      NASDAQ
    • Commencement

      12/20/2011
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 02/12/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      2.05%
    • Total Net Assets

      $333.2M
    • Number of Holdings

      26
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.41%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.36%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Quarterly
    • Next Distribution Date

      03/31/2016
  • 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
    12/20/11
    PPH (NAV) -7.02 -6.37 -7.02 -5.72 14.67 -- -- 16.03
    PPH (Share Price) -7.49 -6.87 -7.49 -6.11 14.49 -- -- 16.19
    MVPPHTR (Index) -7.30 -6.37 -7.30 -5.71 14.63 -- -- 15.95
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.28 0.00 0.28 -0.01 0.04 -- -- 0.08
    Quarter End as of 12/31/15
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    12/20/11
    PPH (NAV) 0.91 4.00 3.48 3.48 20.19 -- -- 18.51
    PPH (Share Price) 0.91 4.18 3.58 3.58 20.23 -- -- 18.83
    MVPPHTR (Index) 1.24 4.33 3.43 3.43 20.28 -- -- 18.52
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.33 -0.33 0.05 0.05 -0.09 -- -- -0.01
  • Calendar Year Returns (%) as of 12/31/2015

  • NAV & Premium/Discount History
    as of 01/31/16

  • Best & Worst
    Quarter Returns (%)
    as of 12/31/15

    • Best quarter

      1Q'13+13.37%
    • Worst quarter

      3Q'15-10.63%

    Best & Worst Quarter Returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception, and are updated quarterly.  

     

  • Distribution History

    Anticipated Frequency: Quarterly Dividends & Annual Capital Gains
    Year Ex-Date Record
    Date
    Payable Date Dividend
    Income
    Short-Term
    Capital Gains
    Long-Term
    Capital Gains
    2015 12/29/2015 12/31/2015 01/05/2016 $0.2040 None None
    2015 10/01/2015 10/05/2015 10/07/2015 $0.2840 None None
    2015 07/01/2015 07/06/2015 07/08/2015 $0.2769 None None
    2015 04/01/2015 04/06/2015 04/08/2015 $0.4975 None None
    2014 12/29/2014 12/31/2014 01/05/2015 $0.2439 None None
    2014 10/01/2014 10/03/2014 10/07/2014 $0.1988 None None
    2014 07/01/2014 07/03/2014 07/08/2014 $0.2545 None None
    2014 04/01/2014 04/03/2014 04/07/2014 $0.3982 None None
    2013 12/27/2013 12/31/2013 01/03/2014 $0.1750 None None
    2013 10/01/2013 10/03/2013 10/07/2013 $0.2052 None None
    2013 07/01/2013 07/03/2013 07/08/2013 $0.2684 None None
    2013 04/01/2013 04/03/2013 04/05/2013 $0.3890 None None
    2012 12/24/2012 12/27/2012 12/31/2012 $1.3470 None None

    All registered investment companies, including Van Eck Associates Corporation, are obliged to distribute portfolio gains to shareholders at yearend regardless of performance. Trading Market Vectors ETFs will also generate tax consequences and transaction expenses. The information provided is not intended to be tax advice. Tax consequences of dividend distributions may vary by individual taxpayer. There is no guarantee that dividends will be paid. To receive a distribution, you must have been a registered shareholder of the relevant Market Vectors ETFs on the record date. Distributions are paid to shareholders on the payment date. Past distribution are not indicative of future distributions.

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