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PRB Market Vectors Pre-Refunded Municipal Index ETF

  • Fund Description

    The Market Vectors® Pre-Refunded Municipal Index ETF (PRB®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays Municipal Pre-Refunded-Treasury-Escrowed Index (LMPETR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated pre-refunded or escrowed-tomaturity tax-exempt bond market.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PRB
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      02/02/2009
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      LMPETR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Monthly
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    as of 02/12/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.71%
    • Total Net Assets

      $19.8M
    • Number of Holdings

      71
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.24%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.24%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Monthly
    • Next Distribution Date

      02/29/2016
  • Index Key Points

    The Barclays Municipal Pre-Refunded Treasury-Escrowed Index (LMPETR) is comprised of: 

    Pre-refunded and escrowed-to-maturity bonds (ETMs) with underlying collateral comprised solely of U.S. Treasuries and U.S. Treasury-issued State and Local Government Series bonds (SLGs).

    Issues eligible for inclusion in Index:  

    • Nominal maturity of 1-30 years.
    • Outstanding par value of at least $7 million.
    • Issued as part of transaction of at least $75 million in value.
    • Fixed rate coupon and denominated in U.S. dollars.

      Index Provider: Barclays

    • Index Profile

      • Ticker

        LMPETR
      • Inception Date

        12/16/2008
      • Rebalance Frequency

        Monthly
    • Index Fundamentals4
      as of 02/11/16

      • Yield to Worst

        0.72%
      • Yield to Maturity

        0.72%
      • Effective Duration (yrs)

        2.45
      • Duration to Worst (yrs)

        2.42
      • Modified Duration (yrs)

        2.47
      • Spread Duration (yrs)

        2.47
      • Years to Maturity

        2.68
      • Coupon

        5.09%
       4 See Important Disclosure for definitions.
    • Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 01/31/16

      Total Constituents: 2904
      Issuer Name
      State Weighting (%)
      California St Economic Recovery
      CA
      3.22
      Washington St
      WA
      2.17
      Bay Area Toll Auth Calif Toll Brdg Rev
      CA
      2.07
      Los Angeles Calif Cmnty College Dist
      CA
      1.73
      Washington St For Issues Dtd Prior To 07/23/08 See 9397
      WA
      1.66
      North Carolina Eastn Mun Pwr Agy Pwr Sys Rev
      NC
      1.61
      Massachusetts St
      MA
      1.53
      North Tex Twy Auth Rev
      TX
      1.49
      New York St Dorm Auth Revs Non St Supported Debt
      NY
      1.46
      Foothill / Eastern Transn Corridor Agy Calif Toll Rd Re
      CA
      1.38
      Top 10 Total (%)18.32
      These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
    • Index Geographical Weightings (%) as of 01/31/16

      • State

        % of Net Assets
      • Texas

        10.5
      • Washington

        7.1
      • New York

        5.5
      • Massachusetts

        4.8
      • Florida

        4.7
      • North Carolina

        4.1
      • Maryland

        3.0
      • Virginia

        2.9
      • Pennsylvania

        2.9
      • Arizona

        2.7
      • Georgia

        2.6
      • Oregon

        2.4
      • Colorado

        2.3
      • Michigan

        2.2
      • New Jersey

        2.2
      • Ohio

        1.9
      • Illinois

        1.8
      • Minnesota

        1.8
      • South Carolina

        1.6
    • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 01/31/16

      • Sector

        % of Net Assets
      • State General

        18.3
      • Local General

        15.9
      • Transportation

        13.4
      • Water Utilities

        11.8
      • Health Care Facilities

        11.1
      • Education

        9.1
      • Power Utilities

        7.6
      • Leasing

        7.1
      • Special Tax

        5.3
      • IDR/PCR

        0.2
      • Resource Recovery

        0.2
      • Housing

        0.0
    • Maturity (%) as of 01/31/16

      Average Portfolio Maturity: 10.45 Years