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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 06/26/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.58%
  • Total Net Assets

    $52.3M
  • Number of Holdings

    125
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    1.02%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.60%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/20/2019

Fundamentals
as of 05/31/19

  • Weighted Average Market Cap

    $6.1B
  • Price/Earnings Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    15.92
  • Price/Book Ratio
    (Last 12 Months)*

    1.81
*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 05/31/19

  • Capitalization

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

    54.1%
  • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

    30.0%
  • Small (<$1.0B)

    16.1%
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 05/31/19

  • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    1.06
  • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.88
  • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    13.87
  • Sharpe Ratio

    0.32

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 05/31/19

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • ISRAEL

    73.49
  • UNITED STATES

    22.37
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    1.35
  • ARGENTINA

    1.06
  • INDIA

    0.72
  • GREECE

    0.35
  • GERMANY

    0.29
  • SINGAPORE

    0.28
  • VIRGIN ISLANDS

    0.21
  • Other/Cash

    -0.12

Portfolio Composition (%)
as of 06/26/19

  • % of Net Assets
  • Stocks

    99.95
  • Bonds

    0.00
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    0.05

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Information Technology

    44.5
  • Financials

    20.0
  • Health Care

    9.0
  • Real Estate

    8.2
  • Industrials

    5.7
  • Materials

    2.7
  • Energy

    2.6
  • Utilities

    2.6
  • Consumer Discretionary

    1.9
  • Consumer Staples

    1.5
  • Communication Services

    1.5
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 05/31/19

  • Israeli Shekel

    54.62
  • U.S. Dollar

    43.65
  • British Pound

    1.85
  • Other/Cash

    -0.12