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REMX
VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in producing, refining, and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/27/2010
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 12/08/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.36%
    • Total Net Assets

      $40.5M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.82%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.57%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Key Points

    Critical Materials for Economy, Technology and Defense
    Key ingredients in products such as steel alloys, jet engines, precision-guided weapons, hybrid cars, wind turbines, flat-panel TVs and fiber optics
    Supply Chain Exposure
    Underlying index comprised of global companies with a “pure-play” focus, including miners, refiners, recyclers and producers
     
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • NAV

      REMXNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      REMXIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      2,224,962
    • Estimated Cash

      REMXEU
    • Total Cash

      REMXTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F742
    • ISIN

      US92189F7428
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.32%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.82%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.25%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.57%
    2 Expenses for REMX are capped contractually at 0.57% until at least May 1, 2017. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 12/08/16

    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
    REMX $18.21
    $18.21
    30,105
    17,691
    $0.19 / +1.06%
    $0.29 / +1.62%
    +33.1%
    +35.8%
    $0.00
    0.01%
  • View All IndicesView All ETFsPerformance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO*3 MO*YTD*1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    10/27/10
    REMX (NAV)9.183.4927.8517.48-20.83-22.25---20.08
    REMX (Share Price)9.103.2430.5719.30-20.83-21.99---20.05
    MVREMXTR (Index)9.204.2528.1118.44-20.91-22.23---20.42
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)-0.02-0.76-0.26-0.960.08-0.02--0.34
    Quarter End as of 09/30/16
    1 MO*3 MO*YTD*1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    10/27/10
    REMX (NAV)-4.85-2.7817.5412.26-26.33-21.53---21.70
    REMX (Share Price)-4.66-2.3620.5813.87-25.59-21.20---21.62
    MVREMXTR (Index)-4.63-1.8617.2012.91-26.48-22.13---22.11
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)-0.22-0.920.34-0.650.150.60--0.41
  • Daily HoldingsTop 10 Holdings (%)  as of 11/30/16

    Total Holdings: 21
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Eramet
    ERA FP
    45,840
    2,885,4427.25
    China Northern Rare Earth Group High-Te
    600111 CH
    1,501,541
    2,819,4767.08
    Xiamen Tungsten Co Ltd
    600549 CH
    718,670
    2,771,3516.96
    Assore Ltd
    ASR SJ
    160,312
    2,609,9106.56
    China Molybdenum Co Ltd
    603993 CH
    4,408,536
    2,596,3346.52
    Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co Ltd
    601958 CH
    2,021,511
    2,424,4646.09
    Orocobre Ltd
    ORE AU
    655,277
    2,177,6295.47
    Iluka Resources Ltd
    ILU AU
    477,722
    2,148,0755.40
    Tronox Ltd
    TROX US
    185,958
    2,108,7645.30
    Galaxy Resources Ltd
    GXY AU
    6,074,729
    1,927,6054.84
    Top 10 Total (%)61.47
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 11/30/16

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • CHINA

      37.09
    • AUSTRALIA

      24.16
    • JAPAN

      8.45
    • CANADA

      8.10
    • FRANCE

      7.25
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      6.56
    • UNITED STATES

      5.30
    • BRAZIL

      2.78
    • Other/Cash

      0.31
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 11/30/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      99.7
    • Other/Cash

      0.3