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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

  • Fundamentals
    as of 03/31/14

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $73.2B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      17.15
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (LTM: Last 12 Months)*

      3.44
    *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 03/31/14

    • Capitalization

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

      89.4%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      5.5%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      4.4%
    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 03/31/14

    • 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 03/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      21.4
    • SWITZERLAND

      14.5
    • CHINA

      6.9
    • NETHERLANDS

      6.6
    • SOUTH KOREA

      4.5
    • TAIWAN

      3.4
    • AUSTRALIA

      3.4
    • DENMARK

      3.2
    • SWEDEN

      3.2
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      3.2
    • CANADA

      3.0
    • GERMANY

      2.8
    • INDIA

      2.6
    • JAPAN

      2.4
    • RUSSIA

      2.3
    • FRANCE

      2.2
    • MEXICO

      1.7
    • U.S.

      1.5
    • INDONESIA

      1.3
    • BELGIUM

      1.1
    • Other

      8.9
    • Total

      100.1
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 04/17/14

    • % of Net Assets

    • Stocks

      99.45
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.55
    • Total

      100.00
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Consumer Staples

      23.9
    • Health Care

      13.3
    • Information Technology

      12.5
    • Consumer Discretionary

      12.5
    • Industrials

      11.1
    • Energy

      9.5
    • Telecommunication Services

      5.8
    • Materials

      5.1
    • Financials

      4.6
    • Utilities

      1.0
    • n/a

      0.1
    • Other

      0.7
    • Total

      100.1
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 03/31/14

    • British Pound

      25.64
    • Swiss Franc

      14.37
    • Euro

      9.77
    • Hong Kong Dollar

      7.36
    • South Korean Won

      4.50
    • U.S. Dollar

      3.83
    • Australian Dollar

      3.61
    • Taiwan Dollar

      3.43
    • Canadian Dollar

      3.41
    • South African Rand

      3.35
    • Danish Krone

      3.21
    • Swedish Krona

      3.20
    • Japanese Yen

      2.45
    • Brazilian Real

      2.03
    • Indonesian Rupiah

      1.89
    • Mexican Peso

      1.77
    • Russian Ruble

      1.49
    • Singapore Dollar

      1.14
    • Thai Baht

      0.59
    • Malaysian Ringgit

      0.47
    • Turkish Lira

      0.40
    • Polish Zloty

      0.32
    • Philippines Peso

      0.27
    • Colombian Peso

      0.23
    • Norwegian Krone

      0.15
    • Chilean Peso

      0.12
    • Egyptian Pound

      0.10
    • Israeli Shekel

      0.10
    • New Zealand Dollar

      0.06
    • Other

      0.74
    • Total

      100.00