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Steel ETF SLX

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Steel ETF (SLX®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: NYSE Arca Steel Index (STEEL)

    Index Provider: NYSE Arca

    Index Description: STEEL is a modified market capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies predominantly involved in the production of steel products or mining and processing of iron ore.

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    • Fund Ticker

      SLX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/10/2006
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      STEEL
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 11/26/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      2.08%
    • Total Net Assets

      $90.0M
    • Number of Holdings

      28
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.62%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.55%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/19/2014
  • 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
    10/11/06
    SLX (NAV) -3.72 -11.90 -13.59 -8.26 -4.58 -1.45 -- 2.62
    SLX (Share Price) -3.76 -11.98 -13.52 -8.22 -4.56 -1.46 -- 2.62
    STEEL (Index) -3.60 -11.77 -13.31 -7.76 -4.16 -1.10 -- 3.06
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.12 -0.13 -0.28 -0.50 -0.42 -0.35 -- -0.44
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    10/11/06
    SLX (NAV) -8.63 -6.35 -10.25 1.53 3.33 -1.39 -- 3.14
    SLX (Share Price) -8.65 -6.37 -10.14 1.49 3.32 -1.40 -- 3.14
    STEEL (Index) -8.61 -2.94 -6.84 5.65 4.99 -0.34 -- 3.57
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.02 -3.41 -3.41 -4.12 -1.66 -1.05 -- -0.43
  • Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 Investment as of 10/31/2014

    3 Months
     TO 
  • Calendar Year Returns (%) as of 12/31/2013

  • NAV & Premium/Discount History
    as of 10/31/14

  • Best & Worst
    Quarter Returns (%)
    as of 09/30/14

    • Best Quarter

      2Q'09+53.31%
    • Worst Quarter

      3Q'08-50.25%

    Best & Worst Quarter Returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception, and are updated quarterly.  

     

  • Distribution History

    Anticipated Dividend & Capital Gains Frequency: Annual
    Year Ex-Date Record
    Date
    Payable Date Dividend
    Income
    Short-Term
    Capital Gains
    Long-Term
    Capital Gains
    2013 12/23/2013 12/26/2013 12/30/2013 $0.9840 None None
    2012 12/24/2012 12/27/2012 12/31/2012 $1.0750 None None
    2011 12/23/2011 12/28/2011 12/30/2011 $1.1420 None None
    2010 12/23/2010 12/28/2010 12/30/2010 $1.0250 None None
    2009 12/23/2009 12/28/2009 12/30/2009 $0.9820 None None
    2008 12/26/2008 12/29/2008 12/31/2008 $1.3050 $0.0500 None
    2007 12/24/2007 12/27/2007 12/31/2007 $0.4850 None None
    2006 12/21/2006 12/26/2006 12/29/2006 $0.1450 None None

    All registered investment companies, including Van Eck Associates Corporation, are obliged to distribute portfolio gains to shareholders at yearend regardless of performance. Trading Market Vectors ETFs will also generate tax consequences and transaction expenses. The information provided is not intended to be tax advice. Tax consequences of dividend distributions may vary by individual taxpayer. There is no guarantee that dividends will be paid. To receive a distribution, you must have been a registered shareholder of the relevant Market Vectors ETFs on the record date. Distributions are paid to shareholders on the payment date. Past distribution are not indicative of future distributions.

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