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VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF

ESPO - ETF.com's People's Choice Award and Co-winner of Thematic ETF of the Year
ESPO - ETF.com's People's Choice Award and Co-winner of Thematic ETF of the Year

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

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    10/16/2018
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 09/17/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    -0.21%
  • Total Net Assets

    $38.0M
  • Number of Holdings

    25
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.60%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/20/2019

Key Points

  • Competitive video gaming audience expected to reach 454 million people globally in 20197
  • Esports revenue growth has increased almost 40% yearly since 2015, supported by a young, affluent audience8
  • Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from video gaming and/or esports to be initially eligible for the Index

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    ESPO
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • NAV

    ESPONV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    ESPOIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,100,000
  • Estimated Cash

    ESPOEU
  • Total Cash

    ESPOTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F114
  • ISIN

    US92189F1140
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.10%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.60%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.05%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
2 Expenses for ESPO are capped contractually at 0.55% until February 1, 2020. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 09/17/19

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
ESPO $34.59
$34.68
15,501
12,361
-$0.05 / -0.15%
$-0.06 / -0.17%
+28.57%
+29.26%
$0.09
0.27%

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/16/18
ESPO (NAV) 0.74 6.43 25.14 -- -- -- -- 9.05
ESPO (Share Price) 0.77 6.52 26.09 -- -- -- -- 9.59
MVESPOTR (Index)** 0.51 6.47 25.70 6.12 -- -- -- 10.50
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.23 -0.04 -0.56 -- -- -- -- -1.45
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/16/18
ESPO (NAV) 5.22 5.28 23.72 -- -- -- -- 7.81
ESPO (Share Price) 4.97 5.04 24.26 -- -- -- -- 8.01
MVESPOTR (Index)** 4.99 5.51 23.96 -- -- -- -- 8.97
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.23 -0.23 -0.24 -- -- -- -- -1.16

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 08/31/19 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 25
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Nvidia Corp
NVDA US
16,915
2,833,432 8.86
Tencent Holdings Ltd
700 HK
57,300
2,367,186 7.40
Advanced Micro Devices Inc
AMD US
67,239
2,114,667 6.61
Activision Blizzard Inc
ATVI US
41,132
2,081,279 6.51
Electronic Arts Inc
EA US
21,681
2,031,076 6.35
Nintendo Co Ltd
7974 JP
4,900
1,855,735 5.80
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc
TTWO US
12,795
1,688,556 5.28
Bandai Namco Holdings Inc
7832 JP
28,100
1,652,489 5.17
Ncsoft Corp
036570 KS
3,500
1,551,630 4.85
Netease Inc
NTES US
5,777
1,473,135 4.61
Top 10 Total (%) 61.44
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Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/19

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    37.52
  • Japan

    25.55
  • China

    14.87
  • South Korea

    7.55
  • Thailand

    4.47
  • Poland

    3.98
  • France

    3.98
  • Taiwan

    2.12
  • Other/Cash

    -0.03

Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/19

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Communication Services

    76.0
  • Information Technology

    18.9
  • Consumer Discretionary

    5.2
  • Other/Cash

    0.0