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GEX
VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Global Alternative Energy ETF (GEX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Ardour Global IndexSM Extra Liquid (AGIXLT), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the business of alternative energy. Alternative energy includes power derived principally from bio-fuels (such as ethanol), bio mass, wind, solar, hydro and geothermal sources, and also includes various technologies that support the production, use and storage of these sources.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GEX
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    05/03/2007
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    AGIXLT
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.73%
  • Total Net Assets

    $84.5M
  • Number of Holdings

    30
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.67%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.63%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: Ardour Global IndexSM Extra Liquid (AGIXLT) 

The Index comprises: 

A globally diversified group of companies engaged in the production of alternative fuels and/or related technologies

Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

  • Principally engaged in the alternative energy industry
  • Market cap exceeding $100 million
  • Three-month average daily trading price greater than $1.00 per share

Index provider: 

Ardour Global IndexesSM, LLC

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    AGIXLT
  • Inception Date

    02/21/2007
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Quarterly

Download All Index Constituents Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 12/31/18

Total Constituents: 30
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Microchip Technology Inc
MCHP US
9.47
Eaton Corp Plc
ETN US
9.23
Vestas Wind Systems A/S
VWS DC
8.98
Ametek Inc
AME US
8.90
Tesla Motors Inc
TSLA US
8.49
Cree Inc
CREE US
4.79
Nibe Industrier Ab-B Shs
NIBEB SS
4.71
Enersys
ENS US
4.09
First Solar Inc
FSLR US
4.09
Verbund Ag
VER AV
3.61
Top 10 Total (%) 66.36
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Index Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • UNITED STATES

    67.8
  • DENMARK

    9.0
  • SWEDEN

    4.7
  • CHINA

    4.1
  • AUSTRIA

    3.6
  • SPAIN

    3.4
  • JAPAN

    3.3
  • HONG KONG

    1.7
  • BRAZIL

    1.5
  • CANADA

    0.8
  • OTHERS

    0.0

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Industrials

    50.4
  • Information Technology

    27.0
  • Utilities

    9.9
  • Consumer Discretionary

    9.3
  • Energy

    3.4
  • OTHERS

    0.0