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Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF REMX

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR)

    Index Provider: Market Vectors Index Solutions

    Index Description: MVREMXTR a rules based, modified capitalization weighted, float adjusted index intended to give investors a means of tracking the overall performance of publicly traded companies primarily engaged in a variety of activities that are related to the mining, refining and manufacturing of rare earth/strategic metals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/27/2010
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 01/30/15

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.67%
    • Total Net Assets

      $53.2M
    • Number of Holdings

      22
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.70%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.57%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/18/2015
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Market Vectors Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR) 

    The Index comprises: 

    A focused group of companies primarily engaged in a variety of activities that are related to the producing, refining and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Global companies that either generate or have the potential to generate at least 50% of their revenues from the producing, refining and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals
    • Market cap exceeding $150 millionDaily trading volume of at least $1 million and traded at least 250,000 shares each month over the last six months

    Index provider: 

    Market Vectors Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Inception Date

      10/13/2010
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 12/31/14

    Total Constituents: 21
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Hunan Non-Ferrous Metals-H
    2626 HK
    8.27
    Tronox Ltd-Cl A
    TROX US
    8.18
    Iluka Resources Ltd
    ILU AU
    7.56
    China Molybdenum Co Ltd-H
    3993 HK
    6.10
    Molibdenos Y Metales S.A.
    MOLYMET CI
    5.90
    Eramet
    ERA FP
    5.77
    North Mining Shares Co Ltd
    433 HK
    5.23
    Thompson Creek Metals Co Inc
    TC US
    5.10
    Lynas Corp Ltd
    LYC AU
    4.95
    Rti International Metals Inc
    RTI US
    4.59
    Top 10 Total (%)61.65
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/14

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • U.S.

      17.1
    • AUSTRALIA

      14.7
    • CHINA

      14.4
    • HONG KONG

      9.4
    • CANADA

      8.9
    • JAPAN

      8.5
    • CHILE

      5.9
    • FRANCE

      5.8
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      4.3
    • IRELAND

      3.5
    • BRAZIL

      3.1
    • MEXICO

      2.8
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      1.6
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/14

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      96.2
    • Information Technology

      3.8