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GLCN (formerly PEK)
VanEck Vectors China Growth Leaders ETF

  • China presents investors with unique growth opportunities as its economy evolves into an economic powerhouse, but broad benchmarks for China are filled with potentially undesirable and troublesome companies.
  • Fundamentally-driven stock selection may help investors get exposure to the best stocks in China, while excluding the rest.
  • MarketGrader’s company scoring methodology is based on an evaluation of metrics that measure growth, value and quality, which helps identify leading companies with the best growth potential.

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Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® China Growth Leaders ETF (GLCN) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MarketGrader China All-Cap Growth Leaders Index (MGCNGRNR), which consists of fundamentally sound Chinese companies that exhibit attractive growth potential at a reasonable price.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GLCN
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MGCNGRNR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Semi-Annually

 
as of 08/04/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.95%
  • Total Net Assets

    $37.5M
  • Number of Holdings

    199
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    1.07%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.60%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Fundamentals
as of 06/30/20

  • Weighted Average Market Cap

    $73.4B
  • Price/Earnings Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    14.83
  • Price/Book Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    3.01
*A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.

Market Capitalization (%)
as of 06/30/20

  • Capitalization

    % of Net
    Assets ($)
  • Large (>$5.0B)

    90.6%
  • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

    7.2%
  • Small (<$1.0B)

    1.9%
This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.

3-YR Risk Measures
as of 05/31/20

  • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.82
  • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.67
  • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    20.31
  • Sharpe Ratio

    -0.04

Source: VanEck, FactSet.

Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation. See S&P 500 Index definition.6

Country Weightings (%) as of 06/30/20

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • China

    99.64
  • Other/Cash

    0.36

Portfolio Composition (%)
as of 08/03/20

  • % of Net Assets
  • Stocks

    99.68
  • Bonds

    0.00
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    0.32

Sector Weightings (%) as of 06/30/20

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Consumer Staples

    20.0
  • Financials

    14.0
  • Consumer Discretionary

    12.2
  • Health Care

    11.3
  • Information Technology

    10.6
  • Industrials

    9.1
  • Communication Services

    8.5
  • Real Estate

    7.5
  • Materials

    5.7
  • Energy

    0.4
  • Utilities

    0.3
  • Other/Cash

    0.4

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 06/30/20

  • China Renminbi

    72.96
  • U.S. Dollar

    15.55
  • Hong Kong Dollar

    11.12
  • Other/Cash

    0.36