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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 03/22/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.68%
  • Total Net Assets

    $52.0M
  • Number of Holdings

    123
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.92%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.59%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/20/2019

Key Points

Exposure to a Stable, Growing, and Resilient Economy 
Exposure to a vibrant economy that has historically demonstrated consistent GDP growth despite regional geopolitical events.
Exposure to a Multi-Sector Economy 
The index offers broad sector exposure to Israel’s vibrant economy, including information technology, health care, and financials.
Exposure to Israeli Companies Globally 
The underlying index offers a broad and diversified reflection of Israel's globally-oriented economy.
 

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    ISRA
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    BLSNTR
  • NAV

    ISRANV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    ISRAIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,650,000
  • Estimated Cash

    ISRAEU
  • Total Cash

    ISRATC
  • CUSIP

    92189F635
  • ISIN

    US92189F6354
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.42%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.92%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.33%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.59%
2Expenses for ISRA are capped contractually at 0.59% until May 1, 2019. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 03/22/19

NAV/
Last Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change
NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
Prem/Discount
Distribution Charts
NAV &
Prem/Discount
History
NAV
Chart
ISRA $31.50
$31.62
1,706
1,779
-$0.63 / -1.97%
$-0.56 / -1.72%
+12.30%
+12.85%
$0.12
0.39%

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
06/25/13
ISRA (NAV) 1.87 0.16 12.87 4.80 7.39 1.46 -- 5.55
ISRA (Share Price) 2.03 -0.12 13.13 4.28 7.43 1.43 -- 5.58
BLSNTR (Index) 2.02 0.39 12.90 4.87 7.75 2.00 -- 6.01
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.15 -0.23 -0.03 -0.07 -0.36 -0.54 -- -0.46
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
06/25/13
ISRA (NAV) -11.26 -14.82 -6.94 -6.94 0.43 0.17 -- 3.42
ISRA (Share Price) -11.71 -15.01 -7.00 -7.00 0.46 0.08 -- 3.41
BLSNTR (Index) -11.07 -14.51 -6.36 -6.36 0.80 0.60 -- 3.88
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.19 -0.31 -0.58 -0.58 -0.37 -0.43 -- -0.46

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 02/28/19 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 124
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
CHKP US
41,587
5,086,090 9.74
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
TEVA IT
269,829
4,553,750 8.72
Bank Leumi Le-Israel Bm
LUMI IT
483,395
3,198,171 6.12
Amdocs Ltd
DOX US
49,767
2,765,552 5.29
Bank Hapoalim Bm
POLI IT
356,213
2,453,303 4.70
Nice Ltd
NICE IT
20,134
2,375,607 4.55
Mellanox Technologies Ltd
MLNX US
16,342
1,755,784 3.36
Wix.Com Ltd
WIX US
14,480
1,581,940 3.03
Israel Discount Bank Ltd
DSCT IT
377,862
1,337,065 2.56
Israel Chemicals Ltd
ICL IT
223,729
1,252,473 2.40
Top 10 Total (%) 50.47
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 02/28/19

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • ISRAEL

    77.87
  • UNITED STATES

    17.89
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    1.47
  • ARGENTINA

    1.05
  • INDIA

    0.76
  • GREECE

    0.30
  • GERMANY

    0.28
  • SINGAPORE

    0.27
  • VIRGIN ISLANDS

    0.14
  • Other/Cash

    -0.03

Sector Weightings (%) as of 02/28/19

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Information Technology

    41.9
  • Financials

    18.7
  • Health Care

    13.3
  • Real Estate

    7.3
  • Industrials

    5.2
  • Materials

    3.0
  • Energy

    2.9
  • Utilities

    2.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    2.0
  • Communication Services

    1.8
  • Consumer Staples

    1.5
  • Other/Cash

    0.0