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KWT
VanEck Vectors Solar Energy ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Solar Energy ETF (KWT®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Solar Energy Index (MVKWTTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in photovoltaic and solar power, or the provision of solar power equipment/technologies and materials or services to solar power equipment/technologies producers.

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    • Fund Ticker

      KWT
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      04/21/2008
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVKWTTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 05/23/17

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.63%
    • Total Net Assets

      $11.4M
    • Number of Holdings

      29
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      1.30%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.65%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/15/2017
  • Key Points

    One-Trade Access to the Dynamic Global Solar Industry  
    The fastest growing source of renewable and overall energy
    Pure Play with Global Scope  
    Index constituents must be principally engaged in solar power and related products and services, deriving at least 50% of revenues from it
    Comprehensive Portfolio  
    Covers all major segments of the solar industry: photovoltaic (PV), solar thermal and solar lighting
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      KWT
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVKWTTR
    • NAV

      KWTNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      KWTIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      300,000
    • Estimated Cash

      KWTEU
    • Total Cash

      KWTTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F874
    • ISIN

      US92189F8749
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.80%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      1.30%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.65%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.65%
    2Expenses for KWT are capped contractually at 0.65% until at least May 1, 2018. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 05/23/17

    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
    KWT $38.02
    $38.04
    556
    444
    -$0.01 / -0.04%
    $-0.05 / -0.13%
    +11.2%
    +10.2%
    $0.02
    0.05%
  • View All IndicesView All ETFsPerformance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    04/21/08
    KWT (NAV)1.702.677.02-21.36-21.22-3.50---25.35
    KWT (Share Price)3.885.957.91-20.72-20.74-3.15---25.20
    MVKWTTR (Index) 51.641.505.57-23.45-23.09-5.53---26.46
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)0.061.171.452.091.872.03--1.11
    Quarter End as of 03/31/17
    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    04/21/08
    KWT (NAV)-5.245.245.24-22.53-23.54-6.45---25.69
    KWT (Share Price)-5.663.883.88-21.97-23.64-6.71---25.72
    MVKWTTR (Index) 5-6.233.863.86-24.66-25.43-8.45---26.80
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)0.991.381.382.131.892.00--1.11
  • Daily HoldingsTop 10 Holdings (%)  as of 04/30/17

    Total Holdings: 28
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd
    968 HK
    2,564,000
    800,3007.29
    First Solar Inc
    FSLR US
    26,187
    773,8267.05
    Atlantica Yield Plc
    ABY US
    33,570
    699,5996.37
    United Photovoltaics Group Ltd
    686 HK
    4,488,000
    691,5096.30
    Gcl-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd
    3800 HK
    5,643,800
    681,2896.21
    Sino-American Silicon Products Inc
    5483 TT
    440,000
    638,2945.81
    Superblock Pcl
    SUPER-R TB
    12,616,300
    550,6585.02
    Terraform Power Inc
    TERP US
    40,157
    505,5774.61
    Canadian Solar Inc
    CSIQ US
    37,683
    501,1844.57
    Meyer Burger Technology Ag
    MBTN SW
    533,887
    439,8634.01
    Top 10 Total (%)57.24
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 04/30/17

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CHINA

      27.66
    • UNITED STATES

      20.56
    • TAIWAN

      19.26
    • SPAIN

      9.91
    • THAILAND

      8.22
    • CANADA

      4.57
    • SWITZERLAND

      4.01
    • GERMANY

      3.18
    • FRANCE

      3.14
    • Other/Cash

      -0.52
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/17

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      68.3
    • Utilities

      29.0
    • Industrials

      3.2
    • Other/Cash

      -0.5