• Ticker:- PFXF;true;WHPSL;
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Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF PFXF

  • Full Name: Market Vectors®
    Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF (PFXF)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: The Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index (WHPSL)

    Index Provider: Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

    Index Description: WHPSL is a rules-based index intended to track the overall performance of publicly traded non-financial preferred securities including those that, in Wells Fargo Securities, LLC’s judgment, are functionally equivalent to preferred securities such as convertible securities, depository preferred securities and perpetual subordinated debt.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PFXF
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      07/16/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      WHPSL
    • Index Rebalancing

      Monthly
  •  
    as of 09/30/14

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      5.95%
    • Total Net Assets

      $175.5M
    • Number of Holdings

      92
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.53%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.40%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Monthly
    • Next Distribution Date

      10/31/2014
  • 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
    07/16/12
    PFXF (NAV) 2.00 1.29 14.18 15.39 -- -- -- 7.51
    PFXF (Share Price) 2.39 2.13 15.27 16.01 -- -- -- 7.81
    WHPSL (Index) 1.93 1.26 13.43 15.25 -- -- -- 7.58
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.07 0.03 0.75 0.14 -- -- -- -0.07
    After Tax Held -- -- -- 12.30 -- -- -- 4.96
    After Tax Sold -- -- -- 8.58 -- -- -- 4.56
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    07/16/12
    PFXF (NAV) 0.09 3.33 12.82 10.77 -- -- -- 7.53
    PFXF (Share Price) 0.77 3.27 13.73 11.43 -- -- -- 7.77
    WHPSL (Index) 0.10 3.37 12.13 10.65 -- -- -- 7.63
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.01 -0.04 0.69 0.12 -- -- -- -0.10
    After Tax Held -- -- -- 7.79 -- -- -- 5.02
    After Tax Sold -- -- -- 5.95 -- -- -- 4.60
  • Distribution History

    Anticipated Frequency: Monthly Dividend Income & Annual Capital Gains
    Ex-Date Record
    Date
    Payable Date Dividend
    Income
    Short-Term
    Capital Gains
    Long-Term
    Capital Gains
    Return of Capital Total Distributions
    09/02/2014 09/04/2014 09/08/2014 $0.0800 None None None $0.0800
    08/01/2014 08/05/2014 08/07/2014 $0.0560 None None None $0.0560
    07/01/2014 07/03/2014 07/08/2014 $0.1800 None None None $0.1800
    06/02/2014 06/04/2014 06/06/2014 $0.0680 None None None $0.0680
    05/01/2014 05/05/2014 05/07/2014 $0.0668 None None None $0.0668
    04/01/2014 04/03/2014 04/07/2014 $0.1565 None None None $0.1565
    03/03/2014 03/05/2014 03/07/2014 $0.0700 None None None $0.0700
    02/03/2014 02/05/2014 02/07/2014 $0.0900 None None None $0.0900
    12/27/2013 12/31/2013 01/03/2014 $0.1510 None None None $0.1510
    12/02/2013 12/04/2013 12/06/2013 $0.1000 None None None $0.1000
    11/01/2013 11/05/2013 11/07/2013 $0.0593 None None None $0.0593
    10/01/2013 10/03/2013 10/07/2013 $0.1551 None None None $0.1551
    09/03/2013 09/05/2013 09/09/2013 $0.0905 None None None $0.0905
    08/01/2013 08/05/2013 08/07/2013 $0.0682 None None None $0.0682
    07/01/2013 07/03/2013 07/08/2013 $0.1568 None None None $0.1568
    06/03/2013 06/05/2013 06/07/2013 $0.0850 None None None $0.0850
    05/01/2013 05/03/2013 05/07/2013 $0.0592 None None None $0.0592
    04/01/2013 04/03/2013 04/05/2013 $0.1555 None None None $0.1555
    03/01/2013 03/05/2013 03/07/2013 $0.0910 None None None $0.0910
    02/01/2013 02/05/2013 02/07/2013 $0.0549 None None None $0.0549
    12/27/2012 12/31/2012 01/03/2013 $0.1460 None None None $0.1460
    12/03/2012 12/05/2012 12/07/2012 $0.1010 None None None $0.1010
    11/01/2012 11/05/2012 11/07/2012 $0.0730 None None None $0.0730
    10/01/2012 10/03/2012 10/05/2012 $0.1255 None None None $0.1255
    09/04/2012 09/07/2012 09/10/2012 $0.0800 None None None $0.0800

    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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  • Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 Investment as of 10/01/2014

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

  • NAV History
    as of 08/31/14

  • Best & Worst
    Quarter Returns (%)
    as of 06/30/14

    • Best Quarter

      1Q'14+9.18%
    • Worst Quarter

      3Q'13-1.68%
    Best & Worst Quarter Returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception, and are updated quarterly.