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ISRA
VanEck Vectors Israel ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Israel ETF (ISRA®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the BlueStar Israel Global Index® (BLSNTR), which is comprised of equity securities, which may include depositary receipts, of publicly traded companies that are generally considered by the Index Provider to be Israeli companies.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    ISRA
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    06/25/2013
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    BLSNTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Semi-Annually

 
as of 06/14/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.53%
  • Total Net Assets

    $51.9M
  • Number of Holdings

    122
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    1.02%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.60%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/20/2019

Index Key Points

Underlying Index: BlueStar Israel Global Index (BLSNTR)

The Index comprises: 

A diversified group of publicly traded companies that are generally considered to be Israeli companies. It primarily only includes the largest and most liquid Israeli and Israeli-linked companies as well as mid-cap and small-cap companies that display sufficient liquidity.

Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

  • Exchange traded, domiciled or founded in Israel
  • Market cap exceeding $75 million
  • Three-month average daily trading volume of at least $250k

Index provider: 

BlueStar Indexes

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    BLSNTR
  • Inception Date

    06/27/2011
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Semi-Annually

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 05/31/19 Download All Index Constituents

Total Constituents: 122
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Constituent Name
Ticker
Weightings (%)
Check Point Software Tech
CHKP US
9.15
Bank Leumi Le-Israel
LUMI IT
6.37
Amdocs Ltd
DOX US
5.73
Nice Systems Ltd
NICE IT
5.45
Bank Hapoalim Bm
POLI IT
5.05
Teva Pharmaceutical Ind Ltd
TEVA IT
5.02
Wix.Com Ltd
WIX US
3.95
Mellanox Technologies Ltd
MLNX US
3.53
Cyberark Software Ltd/Israel
CYBR US
2.90
Israel Discount Bank-A
DSCT IT
2.84
Top 10 Total (%) 49.99
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Index Country Weightings (%) as of 05/31/19

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • ISRAEL

    80.8
  • UNITED STATES

    16.7
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    1.6
  • GREECE

    0.4
  • NETHERLANDS

    0.3
  • SINGAPORE

    0.3

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 05/31/19

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Information Technology

    44.3
  • Financials

    19.8
  • Health Care

    9.4
  • Real Estate

    8.1
  • Industrials

    5.7
  • Materials

    2.7
  • Energy

    2.6
  • Utilities

    2.5
  • Consumer Discretionary

    1.9
  • Consumer Staples

    1.5
  • Communication Services

    1.4