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VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF

  • VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) has outperformed the S&P 500 during the downturn proving it was well suited for a stay-at-home scenario, as of 4/15/20.
  • The recent spike in gaming is an acceleration of trends that have been in place for years.
  • Video game publishers are poised to benefit most from esports phenomenon.
  • Video gaming is a global diversified industry by game and by region with both developed and emerging markets consumers.

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Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Video Gaming and eSports Index (MVESPOTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in video game development, esports, and related hardware and software.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    ESPO
  • Exchange

    NASDAQ
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 05/27/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.05%
  • Total Net Assets

    $216.4M
  • Number of Holdings

    25
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.99%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: MVIS Global Video Gaming and eSports Index (MVESPOTR) 

The Index comprises:

A globally diversified group of video game and/or esports companies, including those engaged in video game development, esports, and related hardware and software

Companies initially eligible for inclusion in Index:

  • Principally engaged in the global video gaming and/or esports industry, deriving greater than 50% of revenues from it
  • Market cap exceeding $150 million
  • Three-month average daily turnover greater than $1 million
  • Minimum trading volume of 250,000 shares each month over last 6 months

Index provider:

MV Index Solutions 

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • Inception Date

    07/16/2018
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Quarterly

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 04/30/20 Download All Index Constituents

Total Constituents: 25
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Nvidia Corp
NVDA US
8.65
Tencent Holdings Ltd
700 HK
7.89
Advanced Micro Devices
AMD US
7.34
Nintendo Co Ltd
7974 JP
6.87
Activision Blizzard Inc
ATVI US
6.34
Electronic Arts Inc
EA US
5.47
Cd Projekt Sa
CDR PW
5.11
Netease Inc-Adr
NTES US
4.87
Sea Ltd-Adr
SE US
4.64
Zynga Inc - Cl A
ZNGA US
4.55
Top 10 Total (%) 61.73
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Index Country Weightings (%) as of 04/30/20

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • United States

    36.4
  • Japan

    22.3
  • China

    17.3
  • South Korea

    6.5
  • Poland

    5.1
  • Thailand

    4.6
  • France

    4.0
  • Taiwan

    2.2
  • Sweden

    1.5

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/20

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Communication Services

    76.3
  • Information Technology

    19.8
  • Consumer Discretionary

    3.9