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SLX
VanEck Vectors Steel ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (SLX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Steel Index (STEEL), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the steel sector.

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    • Fund Ticker

      SLX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/10/2006
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      STEEL
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 03/24/17

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.35%
    • Total Net Assets

      $193.3M
    • Number of Holdings

      27
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.69%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.55%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/15/2017
  • Key Points

    Nation's First ETF Focusing on Steel
    A cornerstone industry supporting global industrialization
    Pure Play
    Index constituents must be primarily involved in activities related to steel production
    A Comprehensive Portfolio
    A blend of large-, mid- and small-cap stocks
     
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      SLX
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      STEEL
    • NAV

      KLXNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      KLX
    • Shares Outstanding

      4,850,000
    • Estimated Cash

      KLXEU
    • Total Cash

      KLXTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F205
    • ISIN

      US92189F2056
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.19%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.69%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.14%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.55%
    2 Expenses for SLX are capped contractually at 0.55% until at least May 1, 2017. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 03/24/17

    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
    SLX $39.85
    $39.80
    102,679
    45,230
    -$0.58 / -1.43%
    $-0.58 / -1.44%
    +5.4%
    +5.3%
    $-0.05
    -0.13%
  • View All IndicesView All ETFsPerformance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    10/10/06
    SLX (NAV)3.909.1713.27122.441.20-2.150.512.92
    SLX (Share Price)3.759.1713.42122.891.26-2.130.532.92
    STEEL (Index)3.979.2313.37121.741.07-1.990.73--
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)-0.07-0.06-0.100.700.13-0.16-0.22--
    Quarter End as of 12/31/16
    1 MO3 MOYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRLIFE
    10/10/06
    SLX (NAV)-3.6223.5595.7795.77-5.84-1.890.351.72
    SLX (Share Price)-3.7422.9895.8295.82-5.84-1.870.361.71
    STEEL (Index)-3.6623.5694.8694.86-5.97-1.770.58--
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index)0.04-0.010.910.910.13-0.12-0.23--
  • Daily HoldingsTop 10 Holdings (%)  as of 02/28/17

    Total Holdings: 27
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Vale Sa
    VALE US
    2,965,865
    30,696,70314.47
    Rio Tinto Plc
    RIO US
    690,824
    28,683,01213.52
    Arcelormittal
    MT US
    1,733,778
    15,222,5717.18
    Posco
    PKX US
    197,229
    12,234,1155.77
    Cia Siderurgica Nacional Sa
    SID US
    3,019,497
    11,413,6995.38
    Nucor Corp
    NUE US
    180,115
    11,269,7965.31
    Gerdau Sa
    GGB US
    2,744,997
    11,172,1385.27
    Tenaris Sa
    TS US
    333,821
    10,919,2855.15
    Vedanta Ltd
    VEDL US
    663,374
    10,196,0584.81
    Ternium Sa
    TX US
    352,517
    9,348,7514.41
    Top 10 Total (%)71.27
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 02/28/17

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED STATES

      34.22
    • BRAZIL

      25.12
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      13.52
    • NETHERLANDS

      9.56
    • LUXEMBOURG

      7.18
    • SOUTH KOREA

      5.77
    • BAHAMAS

      4.81
    • Other/Cash

      -0.18
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 02/28/17

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Materials

      93.8
    • Energy

      5.1
    • Industrials

      1.2
    • Other/Cash

      -0.2