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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 11/21/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.86%
    • Total Net Assets

      $5.0M
    • Number of Holdings

      382
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.69%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.45%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Quarterly
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/26/2014
  • Key Points

    • Seeks to identify quality stocks by screening for fundamentals, including high return on equity, stable annual earnings growth, and low financial leverage 

    • Potential for greater diversification while seeking to reduce volatility in international portfolios 

    • Based on an MSCI index, a leader in international equity indexing 


     

  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      QXUS
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      M1WDUQU
    • NAV

      QXUSNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      QXUSIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      100,000
    • Estimated Cash

      QXUSEU
    • Total Cash

      QXUSTC
    • CUSIP

      57061R429
    • ISIN

      US57061R4294
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees & Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.45%
    • Other Expenses

      0.24%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.69%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.24%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.45%
    2 Expenses for QXUS are capped contractually at 0.45% until at least February 1, 2015. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest. TER, or Total Expense Ratio, is also referred to as "Net Expense Ratio". See Important Disclosure for more information.
  • Prices as of 11/21/2014

    NAV/
    Last Price
    Volume
    30-Day Avg./
    Last Trading Day
    Daily Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    YTD Change
    NAV/
    Last Price
    Premium/
    Discount
    Prem/Discount
    Distribution Charts
    NAV &
    Prem/Discount
    History
    NAV
    Chart
    QXUS $50.45
    $49.65
    9
    0
    $0.43 / +0.87%
    $0.00 / +0.00%
    n/a
    n/a

    $-0.80
    -1.60%
  • 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
    01/21/14
    QXUS (NAV) 0.79 -3.11 -- -- -- -- -- 3.03
    QXUS (Share Price) -0.66 -4.18 -- -- -- -- -- 1.77
    MSCI ACWI ex USA Quality Index 0.41 -3.74 2.64 3.74 -- -- -- 3.48
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.38 0.63 -- -- -- -- -- -0.45
    MSCI All Country World ex USA Index -0.99 -5.26 -0.99 0.06 7.76 6.09 6.59 -0.41
    Performance Differential (Index - Parent Index) 1.40 1.52 3.63 3.68 -- -- -- 3.89
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    01/21/14
    QXUS (NAV) -5.23 -4.97 -- -- -- -- -- 2.22
    QXUS (Share Price) -4.95 -4.42 -- -- -- -- -- 2.44
    MSCI ACWI ex USA Quality Index -4.96 -4.63 2.22 6.64 -- -- -- 3.05
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.27 -0.34 -- -- -- -- -- -0.83
    MSCI All Country World ex USA Index -4.84 -5.27 0.00 4.77 11.79 6.03 7.06 0.59
    Performance Differential (Index - Parent Index) -0.12 0.64 2.22 1.87 -- -- -- 2.46
  • View All Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 11/06/14

    Total Holdings: 382
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Roche Holding Ag
    ROG VX
    866
    257,2975.17
    Nestle Sa
    NESN VX
    3,058
    223,3224.49
    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
    005930 KS
    118
    131,6282.65
    Novo Nordisk A/S
    NOVOB DC
    2,923
    128,8062.59
    British American Tobacco Plc
    BATS LN
    2,045
    117,1262.35
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co L
    2330 TT
    27,000
    116,5242.34
    Tencent Holdings Ltd
    700 HK
    6,300
    101,2862.04
    Bhp Billiton Ltd
    BHP AU
    3,106
    90,7841.83
    Astrazeneca Plc
    AZN LN
    1,202
    88,0461.77
    Diageo Plc
    DGE LN
    2,857
    83,5091.68
    Top 10 Total (%)26.91
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      20.5
    • SWITZERLAND

      14.1
    • CHINA

      8.2
    • AUSTRALIA

      6.1
    • SOUTH KOREA

      5.0
    • TAIWAN

      3.7
    • CANADA

      3.6
    • DENMARK

      3.5
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      3.5
    • JAPAN

      3.3
    • INDIA

      3.3
    • GERMANY

      2.8
    • SWEDEN

      2.7
    • NETHERLANDS

      2.2
    • FRANCE

      2.1
    • RUSSIA

      1.8
    • MEXICO

      1.8
    • INDONESIA

      1.6
    • U.S.

      1.4
    • BRAZIL

      1.3
    • Other

      7.5
  • Sector Weightings (%)
    as of 10/31/14

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Consumer Staples

      22.8
    • Health Care

      13.9
    • Consumer Discretionary

      13.6
    • Information Technology

      13.6
    • Industrials

      10.6
    • Materials

      7.8
    • Financials

      6.3
    • Telecommunication Services

      6.1
    • Energy

      3.8
    • Utilities

      1.5
    • Other

      0.0