• Ticker:- QXUS;false;M1WDUQU;
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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 Provider: MSCI

    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
    • Commencement

      01/21/2014
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      M1WDUQU
    • Index Rebalancing

      Semi-Annually
  •  
    as of 09/02/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.64%
    • Total Net Assets

      $5.3M
    • Number of Holdings

      381
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.69%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.45%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Quarterly
    • Next Distribution Date

      09/30/2014
  • Fundamentals
    as of 07/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $73.5B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      17.08
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      3.79
    *A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.
  • Market Capitalization (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Capitalization

      % of Net
      Assets ($)
    • Large (>$5.0B)

      94.7%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      5.2%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      1.1%
    This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures
    as of 07/31/14

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    • Sharpe Ratio

    Source: Van Eck Global, FactSet.

    Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation.

  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      21.4
    • SWITZERLAND

      14.0
    • CHINA

      7.9
    • AUSTRALIA

      6.6
    • SOUTH KOREA

      5.4
    • TAIWAN

      3.6
    • CANADA

      3.4
    • DENMARK

      3.4
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      3.4
    • JAPAN

      3.2
    • GERMANY

      3.1
    • INDIA

      3.0
    • SWEDEN

      2.8
    • NETHERLANDS

      2.2
    • FRANCE

      2.1
    • RUSSIA

      1.9
    • MEXICO

      1.7
    • INDONESIA

      1.5
    • U.S.

      1.5
    • BRAZIL

      1.4
    • Other

      6.6
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 08/29/14

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      100.54
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      -0.54
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Consumer Staples

      23.0
    • Consumer Discretionary

      13.8
    • Health Care

      13.7
    • Information Technology

      13.6
    • Industrials

      10.8
    • Materials

      8.6
    • Financials

      6.0
    • Telecommunication Services

      5.7
    • Energy

      4.2
    • Utilities

      1.5
    • n/a

      0.1
    • Other

      -0.9
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 07/31/14

    • British Pound

      22.20
    • Swiss Franc

      13.96
    • Euro

      9.50
    • Hong Kong Dollar

      8.42
    • Australian Dollar

      5.89
    • South Korean Won

      5.41
    • Canadian Dollar

      3.81
    • Taiwan Dollar

      3.55
    • South African Rand

      3.55
    • Danish Krone

      3.39
    • Indian Rupee

      3.32
    • Japanese Yen

      3.30
    • Swedish Krona

      2.64
    • Brazilian Real

      2.32
    • Indonesian Rupiah

      2.10
    • Mexican Peso

      1.84
    • Singapore Dollar

      1.07
    • U.S. Dollar

      1.04
    • Russian Ruble

      0.98
    • Malaysian Ringgit

      0.68
    • Thai Baht

      0.54
    • Turkish Lira

      0.38
    • Philippines Peso

      0.22
    • Polish Zloty

      0.20
    • Colombian Peso

      0.20
    • Egyptian Pound

      0.12
    • Chilean Peso

      0.09
    • Qatari Riyal

      0.08
    • Israeli Shekel

      0.07
    • New Zealand Dollar

      0.05
    • Other

      -0.94
    • Total

      99.98