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HYD VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF

  • Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (HYD®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Barclays Municipal Custom High Yield Composite Index (LMEHTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated high yield long-term tax-exempt bond market. HYD is expected to pay monthly dividends. 

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    • Fund Ticker

      HYD
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      02/04/2009
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      LMEHTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Monthly
    • Preliminary NAIC
      Designation7

      4
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    as of 07/29/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      3.46%
    • Total Net Assets

      $2.2B
    • Number of Holdings

      1470
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.35%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.35%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Monthly
    • Next Distribution Date

      08/31/2016

    1, 2, 7 See Important Disclosure

  • Geographical Weightings (%) as of 06/30/16

    • State

      % of Net Assets
    • California

      14.0
    • New York

      9.7
    • Illinois

      9.4
    • Texas

      7.1
    • Ohio

      6.3
    • Pennsylvania

      5.6
    • New Jersey

      4.8
    • Florida

      4.0
    • Indiana

      2.9
    • Iowa

      2.5
    • Virginia

      2.4
    • Louisiana

      2.3
    • Michigan

      2.3
    • Arizona

      2.1
    • Puerto Rico

      2.0
    • District of Columbia

      1.8
    • Maryland

      1.7
    • Colorado

      1.5
    • Alabama

      1.4
    • Virgin Islands

      1.3
    • Other

      15.1
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 06/30/16

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      0.00
    • Bonds

      99.31
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.69
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 06/30/16

    • U.S. Dollar

      99.31
    • Other/Cash

      0.69
  • Credit Quality (%)
    as of 06/30/16

    Composite % of Net Assets
    Investment Grade AA 0.10
    A 0.97
    BBB 33.66
    Non-Investment Grade BB 17.14
    B 20.06
    CCC 6.62
    D 0.04
    Total Investment Grade -- 34.73
    Total Non-Investment Grade -- 43.86
    Not Rated -- 21.41
    Barclays Composite Rating: A blend of a security's Moody's, S&P, and Fitch ratings. If all three agencies rate the security, the middle rating is taken. If only two agencies rate a security, the lower rating is taken. If only one agency rates a security, that rating is used. Not rated indicates that a security is rated by fewer than one of the three rating agencies. This composite is not intended to be a credit opinion.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures*
    as of 06/30/16

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

      -0.02
    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

      -0.04
    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

      4.56
    • Sharpe Ratio

      1.50

    Source: VanEck, FactSet

    *Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation. See S&P 500 Index definition.6

  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 06/30/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Health Care

      22.6
    • Tobacco

      20.9
    • Industrial Revenue

      18.5
    • Transportation

      8.8
    • Education

      7.9
    • Special Tax

      6.0
    • Local

      5.9
    • Water & Sewer

      2.6
    • Power

      2.4
    • State

      1.9
    • Leasing

      1.4
    • Housing

      0.5
    • Solid Waste/Res Recovery

      0.4
    • Unassigned

      0.1