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MSCI International Quality Dividend ETF QDXU

  • Full Name: Market Vectors® MSCI International Quality Dividend ETF

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: MSCI ACWI ex USA High Dividend Yield Index (M1WDUDY)

    Index Description: M1WDUDY is a rules-based index intended to track the overall performance of companies within international countries (ex-U.S.) that have demonstrated dividend yields that are higher than the average dividend yield of the Parent Index (MSCI ACWI ex USA Index) and deemed by the Index Provider to be both sustainable and persistent.

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    • Fund Ticker

      QDXU
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      M1WDUDY
    • Index Provider

      MSCI
    • Total Net Assets

      $5.1M
    • Shares Outstanding

      100,000
    • Number of Holdings

      310
    • Commencement Date

      01/21/2014
  •  
    as of 04/17/14

  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MSCI ACWI ex USA High Dividend Yield Index (M1WDUDY)

    The Index comprises: 

    A diversified group of equities in the Parent Index (MSCI ACWI ex USA) with dividend yields that are higher than average dividend yield of the Parent Index that are deemed by the Index Provider to be both sustainable and persistent.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Must meet eligibility requirements for inclusion in the MSCI ACWI ex USA Quality Index
    • Dividend yield (i.e., the trailing 12-month dividend per share divided by the price of the security) at least 30% higher than the average dividend yield of the Parent Index
    • Positive five-year dividend-per-share growth rate
    • Dividend payments that are deemed by the Index Provider to be sustainable

    Index provider: 

    MSCI

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      M1WDUDY
    • Inception Date

      01/16/2012
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Semi-Annually
  • Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 03/31/14

    Total Constituents: 325
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Hsbc Holdings Plc
    HSBA LN
    4.29
    Vodafone Group Plc
    VOD LN
    3.90
    Novartis Ag-Reg
    NOVN VX
    3.84
    Bp Plc
    BP/ LN
    3.13
    Royal Dutch Shell Plc-A Shs
    RDSA LN
    2.81
    Glaxosmithkline Plc
    GSK LN
    2.68
    Total Sa
    FP FP
    2.63
    Sanofi
    SAN FP
    2.51
    Basf Se
    BAS GR
    2.01
    British American Tobacco Plc
    BATS LN
    1.98
    Top 10 Total (%) 29.78
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Domicile Weightings (%)
    as of 01/15/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      23.8
    • CANADA

      10.4
    • GERMANY

      8.7
    • FRANCE

      8.3
    • CHINA

      7.2
    • SWITZERLAND

      5.7
    • NETHERLANDS

      5.7
    • AUSTRALIA

      5.6
    • RUSSIA

      2.5
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      2.4
    • SWEDEN

      1.9
    • JAPAN

      1.9
    • BRAZIL

      1.8
    • TAIWAN

      1.6
    • SINGAPORE

      1.5
    • NORWAY

      1.3
    • SPAIN

      1.3
    • FINLAND

      1.2
    • HONG KONG

      1.2
    • MALAYSIA

      0.8
    • OTHERS

      5.2
    • Total

      100.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 01/15/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Financials

      29.2
    • Energy

      18.7
    • Telecommunication Services

      12.8
    • Health Care

      11.3
    • Consumer Staples

      6.3
    • Materials

      6.0
    • Consumer Discretionary

      5.5
    • Utilities

      5.3
    • Industrials

      3.1
    • Information Technology

      1.6
    • OTHERS

      0.0
    • Total

      99.8