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MSCI International Quality ETF QXUS

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    MSCI International Quality ETF (QXUS)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: MSCI ACWI ex USA Quality Index (M1WDUQU)

    Index Description: M1WDUQU aims to capture the performance of quality growth stocks selected from the Parent Index, MSCI ACWI ex USA, by identifying stocks with high quality scores based on three main fundamental variables: high return on equity, stable year-over-year earnings growth and low financial leverage.

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    • Fund Ticker

      QXUS
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      M1WDUQU
    • Index Provider

      MSCI
    • Total Net Assets

      $10.3M
    • Shares Outstanding

      200,000
    • Number of Holdings

      386
    • Commencement Date

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

  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MSCI ACWI ex USA Quality Index (M1WDUQU)

    The Index comprises:  

    A diversified group of quality growth stocks selected from the Parent Index (MSCI ACWI ex USA Index) by identifying stocks with high quality scores based on three main fundamental variables: high return on equity, stable year-over year earnings growth, and low financial leverage.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:  

    • Large- or mid-cap companies located in one of 21 emerging markets countries or 23 developed markets countries
    • Free float-adjusted market capitalization equal to or higher than 50% of MSCI’s Equity Universe Minimum Size Requirement
    • Liquidity and trading frequency that meet MSCI’s standards of long and short term liquidity (Annual Traded Value Ratio and Frequency of Trading calculation)

    Index provider: 

    MSCI

  • Index Profile

    • Constituent Name

      Ticker
    • Ticker

      M1WDUQU
    • Inception Date

      07/12/2013
    • Rebalance Frequency

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

    Total Constituents: 400
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Nestle Sa-Reg
    NESN VX
    4.58
    Roche Holding Ag-Genusschein
    ROG VX
    4.48
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
    005930 KS
    2.92
    Royal Dutch Shell Plc-A Shs
    RDSA LN
    2.43
    British American Tobacco Plc
    BATS LN
    2.32
    Novo Nordisk A/S-B
    NOVOB DC
    2.29
    Astrazeneca Plc
    AZN LN
    2.02
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufac
    2330 TT
    2.00
    Diageo Plc
    DGE LN
    1.93
    Tencent Holdings Ltd
    700 HK
    1.76
    Top 10 Total (%) 26.73
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%)
    as of 01/15/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      21.1
    • SWITZERLAND

      14.1
    • NETHERLANDS

      6.2
    • CHINA

      5.6
    • SOUTH KOREA

      4.4
    • TAIWAN

      3.5
    • CANADA

      3.4
    • AUSTRALIA

      3.3
    • SWEDEN

      3.2
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      3.2
    • INDIA

      3.0
    • GERMANY

      2.9
    • DENMARK

      2.8
    • JAPAN

      2.6
    • RUSSIA

      2.6
    • FRANCE

      2.2
    • MEXICO

      2.0
    • BRAZIL

      2.0
    • INDONESIA

      1.7
    • HONG KONG

      1.4
    • OTHERS

      8.7
    • Total

      99.9
  • Index Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 01/15/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Consumer Staples

      23.9
    • Consumer Discretionary

      13.2
    • Health Care

      12.7
    • Information Technology

      12.7
    • Industrials

      11.3
    • Energy

      9.6
    • Telecommunication Services

      6.1
    • Materials

      5.1
    • Financials

      4.5
    • Utilities

      1.0
    • Total

      100.1