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AFK
VanEck Vectors Africa Index ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors® Africa Index ETF (AFK®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS GDP Africa Index (MVAFKTR), which includes local listings of companies that are incorporated in Africa and listings of companies incorporated outside of Africa but that have at least 50% of their revenues/related assets in Africa.

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    • Fund Ticker

      AFK
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVAFKTR
    • Index Provider

      MV Index Solutions
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVAFKTR
    • Commencement

      07/10/2008
  •  
    as of 05/26/17

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.14%
    • Total Net Assets

      $71.4M
    • Number of Holdings

      85
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.83%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.79%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/15/2017
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 05/26/17

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      99.86
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      0.14
  • Daily HoldingsDaily Holdings (%) as of 05/26/17

    Total Holdings: 85
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Naspers Ltd
    NPN SJ
    30,456
    6,650,2059.31
    Commercial International Bank Egypt Sae
    CBKD LI
    1,273,521
    5,514,3467.72
    Tullow Oil Plc
    TLW LN
    1,300,215
    3,356,4024.70
    Centamin Plc
    CEY LN
    1,496,276
    3,206,1374.49
    Safaricom Ltd
    SAFCOM KN
    15,157,000
    3,191,0254.47
    Guaranty Trust Bank Plc
    GUARANTY NL
    31,623,485
    2,798,5513.92
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD US
    26,144
    2,417,0133.38
    Attijariwafa Bank
    ATW MC
    50,976
    2,212,3663.10
    Iamgold Corp
    IAG US
    471,916
    2,048,1152.87
    Maroc Telecom
    IAM MC
    138,631
    1,869,5472.62
    Ivanhoe Mines Ltd
    IVN CN
    583,313
    1,834,0992.57
    Banque Centrale Populaire
    BCP MC
    64,245
    1,795,2602.51
    Global Telecom Holding Sae
    GTHE EY
    4,590,080
    1,640,2222.30
    Nigerian Breweries Plc
    NB NL
    4,089,473
    1,487,4092.08
    Zenith Bank Plc
    ZENITHBA NL
    30,692,072
    1,472,7742.06
    First Quantum Minerals Ltd
    FM CN
    161,271
    1,421,7451.99
    Rockcastle Global Real Estate Co Ltd
    ROC SJ
    530,588
    1,357,1501.90
    Golden Agri-Resources Ltd
    GGR SP
    4,602,700
    1,282,5981.80
    Steinhoff International Holdings Nv
    SNH SJ
    222,111
    1,251,2441.75
    Anglo American Plc
    AAL LN
    87,454
    1,177,8551.65
    Sasol Ltd
    SSL US
    38,090
    1,167,8391.63
    Standard Bank Group Ltd
    SBK SJ
    93,265
    1,111,8361.56
    Firstrand Ltd
    FSR SJ
    266,214
    1,057,4861.48
    Egyptian Financial Group-Hermes Holding
    HRHO EY
    730,853
    1,024,0721.43
    Bmce Bank
    BCE MC
    46,613
    954,2511.34
    Mtn Group Ltd
    MTN SJ
    102,198
    947,4561.33
    Africa Oil Corp
    AOI SS
    568,211
    901,4721.26
    Old Mutual Plc
    OML LN
    346,770
    872,5221.22
    Kosmos Energy Ltd
    KOS US
    111,050
    736,2621.03
    Nestle Nigeria Plc
    NESTLE NL
    315,129
    687,7060.96
    Talaat Moustafa Group
    TMGH EY
    1,587,049
    675,2650.95
    Sanlam Ltd
    SLM SJ
    121,176
    662,0360.93
    Remgro Ltd
    REM SJ
    37,673
    660,2910.92
    Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd
    APN SJ
    27,464
    629,8590.88
    Semafo Inc
    SMF CN
    286,584
    611,3850.86
    B2gold Corp
    BTG US
    242,063
    595,4750.83
    Shoprite Holdings Ltd
    SHP SJ
    32,651
    536,0190.75
    Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
    RCL US
    4,767
    529,5180.74
    Bid Corp Ltd
    BID SJ
    22,171
    505,0170.71
    Growthpoint Properties Ltd
    GRT SJ
    196,670
    389,8410.55
    Vodacom Group Ltd
    VOD SJ
    27,742
    361,0320.51
    Investec Plc
    INVP LN
    44,550
    354,7340.50
    Barclays Africa Group Ltd
    BGA SJ
    30,893
    354,6830.50
    Woolworths Holdings Ltd/South Africa
    WHL SJ
    65,695
    343,2900.48
    Tiger Brands Ltd
    TBS SJ
    11,068
    338,2010.47
    Discovery Ltd
    DSY SJ
    29,602
    299,2640.42
    Bidvest Group Ltd/The
    BVT SJ
    22,171
    290,3260.41
    Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd
    CPI SJ
    4,508
    279,7360.39
    Mediclinic International Plc
    MDC LN
    26,241
    274,1490.38
    Rmb Holdings Ltd
    RMH SJ
    52,640
    257,7840.36
    Redefine Properties Ltd
    RDF SJ
    297,510
    257,1770.36
    Anglogold Ashanti Ltd
    AU US
    21,467
    249,8760.35
    Nedbank Group Ltd
    NED SJ
    13,027
    228,9630.32
    Mondi Ltd
    MND SJ
    8,322
    215,0730.30
    Mr Price Group Ltd
    MRP SJ
    16,436
    188,4670.26
    Resilient Reit Ltd
    RES SJ
    20,403
    187,3640.26
    Sappi Ltd
    SAP SJ
    24,044
    184,6030.26
    Psg Group Ltd
    PSG SJ
    9,023
    173,2990.24
    Gold Fields Ltd
    GFI US
    45,254
    172,4180.24
    Hyprop Investments Ltd
    HYP SJ
    18,107
    170,4630.24
    Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd
    LHC SJ
    75,711
    168,0860.24
    Avi Ltd
    AVI SJ
    20,792
    160,7110.22
    Fortress Income Fund Ltd
    FFB SJ
    58,777
    159,3250.22
    Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Ltd
    RMI SJ
    49,103
    157,2300.22
    Clicks Group Ltd
    CLS SJ
    14,383
    154,5080.22
    Spar Group Ltd/The
    SPP SJ
    11,262
    152,3350.21
    Netcare Ltd
    NTC SJ
    73,141
    151,6240.21
    Pick N Pay Stores Ltd
    PIK SJ
    31,046
    145,9800.20
    Mmi Holdings Ltd/South Africa
    MMI SJ
    80,066
    138,6680.19
    Imperial Holdings Ltd
    IPL SJ
    10,185
    132,5580.19
    Telkom Sa Soc Ltd
    TKG SJ
    21,882
    129,5760.18
    Investec Ltd
    INL SJ
    16,079
    129,5210.18
    Truworths International Ltd
    TRU SJ
    21,728
    126,7630.18
    Pioneer Foods Group Ltd
    PFG SJ
    11,048
    123,8150.17
    Exxaro Resources Ltd
    EXX SJ
    14,910
    117,2050.16
    Anglo American Platinum Ltd
    AMS SJ
    5,027
    114,6590.16
    Coronation Fund Managers Ltd
    CML SJ
    20,454
    112,7570.16
    Foschini Group Ltd/The
    TFG SJ
    10,046
    104,0270.15
    Eoh Holdings Ltd
    EOH SJ
    10,163
    101,5310.14
    Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd
    IMP SJ
    30,512
    87,8900.12
    Barloworld Ltd
    BAW SJ
    9,193
    83,9790.12
    Liberty Holdings Ltd
    LBH SJ
    8,247
    72,3840.10
    Sibanye Gold Ltd
    SBGL US
    11,022
    60,8410.09
    Sibanye Gold Ltd
    SBGL-R-W US
    14,170
    29,6150.04
    Other/Cash
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    100,3080.14
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

    As of May 8, 2017, AFK is fair valuing the Nigerian Naira spot rate referencing the FMDQ OTC NAFEX. The valuation methodology may change in the future. As of such date, using the FMDQ OTC NAFEX, in addition to securities denominated in Nigerian Naira, AFK held approximately USD$2.6million in Nigerian Naira cash balances. Foreign currency cash balances are subject to frequent change.