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SHYD
VanEck Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF

Fund Description

The VanEck Vectors® Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF (SHYD®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Municipal High Yield Short Duration Index (BMHYTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated high yield short-term tax-exempt bond.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    SHYD
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Commencement

    01/13/2014
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    BMHYTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly

 
as of 03/22/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.15%
  • Total Net Assets

    $188.4M
  • Number of Holdings

    546
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.35%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    03/29/2019

1, 2 See Important Disclosure

Key Points

  • High Yield, Shorter Duration Focus
    Index comprises highest yielding municipal bonds with maturities of 1-12 years, which potentially provides lower sensitivity to interest rates than all maturity high yield municipal bond funds

  • Enhanced Liquidity Feature
    Index includes investment-grade exposure for added liquidity

  • Diverse Sector Exposure and Low Default Rates
    Index covers wide range of muni sectors and securities with historically low default rates*

* Source: Moody’s Investors Services; "U.S. Municipal Bond Defaults and Recoveries, 1970-2015"

Yields
as of 03/22/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.15%
  • Distribution Yield1

    2.92%
  • 12-Month Yield1

    3.11%
  • Taxable Equivalent 30-Day SEC Yields1a

  • 12% Federal Tax Rate

    3.57%
  • 22% Federal Tax Rate

    4.03%
  • 24% Federal Tax Rate

    4.14%
  • 32% Federal Tax Rate

    4.63%
  • 35% Federal Tax Rate

    4.84%
  • 37% Federal Tax Rate

    4.99%
 1/1a See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Fees & Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.35%
  • Other Expenses

    --
  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses

    --
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.35%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%
Van Eck Associates Corporation (the “Adviser”) will pay all expenses of the Fund, except for the fee payment under the investment management agreement, acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, offering costs, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    SHYD
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    BMHYTR
  • NAV

    SHYDNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)5

    SHYDIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    7,650,000
  • Estimated Cash

    SHYDEU
  • Total Cash

    SHYDTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F387
  • ISIN

    US92189F3872
5See IIV Details. Source: Bloomberg

Fundamentals4
as of 03/22/19

  • Yield to Worst

    3.44%
  • Yield to Maturity

    3.64%
  • Effective Duration (yrs)

    4.44
  • Duration to Worst (yrs)

    4.23
  • Modified Duration (yrs)

    4.24
  • Spread Duration (yrs)

    4.19
  • Years to Maturity

    7.46
  • Coupon

    4.59%
  • AMT

    9.84%
 4 See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Prices as of 03/22/19

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
SHYD $24.63
$24.63
39,879
19,165
$0.06 / +0.23%
$0.08 / +0.33%
+2.63%
+2.57%
$0.00
0.02%

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/13/14
SHYD (NAV) 0.51 2.07 1.63 4.23 2.24 2.40 -- 2.65
SHYD (Share Price) 0.26 1.90 1.58 4.14 2.20 2.29 -- 2.66
BMHYTR (Index) 0.55 2.19 1.42 6.72 3.51 4.29 -- 4.45
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 -0.12 0.21 -2.49 -1.27 -1.89 -- -1.80
After Tax Held 0.51 2.07 1.62 4.21 2.23 2.40 -- 2.65
After Tax Sold 0.41 1.56 1.18 3.80 2.41 2.56 -- 2.74
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/13/14
SHYD (NAV) 0.44 0.17 2.43 2.43 1.98 -- -- 2.41
SHYD (Share Price) 0.32 0.38 3.24 3.24 2.61 -- -- 2.43
BMHYTR (Index) 0.76 1.40 5.14 5.14 3.36 4.39 -- 4.31
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.32 -1.23 -2.71 -2.71 -1.38 -- -- -1.90
After Tax Held 0.44 0.17 2.42 2.42 1.97 -- -- 2.40
After Tax Sold 0.37 0.43 2.73 2.73 2.22 -- -- 2.55

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 02/28/19 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 534
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Issuer Name State Weighting (%)
Illinois St
IL
9.40
New Jersey Economic Dev Auth Rev
NJ
5.20
New Jersey St Transn Tr Fd Auth
NJ
4.32
Buckeye Ohio Tob Settlement Fing Auth
OH
3.54
Houston Tex Arpt Sys Rev
TX
2.23
Chicago Ill Brd Ed
IL
2.17
Dominion Wtr & Santn Dist Colo Tap Fee Rev
CO
1.48
Massachusetts St Dev Fin Agy Rev
MA
1.44
Chicago Ill
IL
1.40
Washington St Hsg Fin Commn Nonprofit Hsg Rev
WA
1.36
Top 10 Total (%) 32.54

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Geographical Weightings (%) as of 02/28/19

  • State

    % of Net Assets
  • Illinois

    18.1
  • New Jersey

    12.6
  • California

    8.1
  • Texas

    6.7
  • Ohio

    5.8
  • Colorado

    4.3
  • New York

    4.2
  • Pennsylvania

    4.1
  • Florida

    3.2
  • Wisconsin

    2.6
  • Georgia

    2.0
  • Arizona

    1.9
  • Virgin Islands

    1.8
  • Maryland

    1.8
  • Connecticut

    1.8
  • Iowa

    1.7
  • Massachusetts

    1.6
  • Washington

    1.5
  • Guam

    1.4
  • Virginia

    1.2
  • Other

    13.5

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 02/28/19

  • U.S. Dollar

    99.65
  • Other/Cash

    0.35

Sector Weightings (%) as of 02/28/19

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Health Care

    18.4
  • Industrial Revenue

    16.3
  • Special Tax

    11.8
  • Leasing

    11.3
  • State

    10.8
  • Education

    9.9
  • Tobacco

    6.4
  • Local

    5.4
  • Transportation

    4.1
  • Water & Sewer

    2.2
  • Housing

    1.8
  • Power

    1.3
  • Solid Waste/Res Recovery

    0.2

Credit Quality (%) as of 02/28/19

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade A 16.25
BBB 33.94
Non-Investment Grade BB 18.89
B 4.03
CCC 5.61
Total Investment Grade -- 50.19
Total Non-Investment Grade -- 28.53
Not Rated -- 21.28
Source: Barclays.  Rating is a proprietary composite of various rating agencies.

Maturity (%) as of 02/28/19

 Average Portfolio Maturity: 7.55 Years