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GRNB
VanEck Vectors Green Bond ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Green Bond ETF (GRNB®) seeks to replicate, as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the S&P Green Bond Select Index (SPGRNSLT). The index is comprised of labeled green bonds that are issued to finance environmentally friendly projects, and includes bonds issued by supranational, government, and corporate issuers globally in multiple currencies.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    GRNB
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    03/03/2017
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    SPGRNSLT
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly

 
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.59%
  • Total Net Assets

    $25.5M
  • Number of Holdings

    178
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    1.56%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.30%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • FRANCE

    20.14
  • SUPRA-NATIONAL

    16.55
  • GERMANY

    11.11
  • NETHERLANDS

    7.05
  • UNITED STATES

    5.85
  • SPAIN

    5.10
  • CHINA

    4.94
  • CANADA

    3.22
  • ITALY

    3.11
  • JAPAN

    2.51
  • SWEDEN

    2.44
  • NORWAY

    2.34
  • UNITED KINGDOM

    2.31
  • MEXICO

    2.16
  • AUSTRALIA

    1.84
  • BRAZIL

    1.79
  • DENMARK

    1.53
  • SOUTH KOREA

    0.99
  • SINGAPORE

    0.92
  • POLAND

    0.71
  • Other/Cash

    3.40

Portfolio Composition (%)
as of 12/31/18

  • % of Net Assets
  • Stocks

    0.00
  • Bonds

    99.59
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    0.41

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 12/31/18

  • Euro

    58.78
  • U.S. Dollar

    28.73
  • Swedish Krona

    3.87
  • Canadian Dollar

    2.96
  • British Pound

    2.63
  • Australian Dollar

    2.32
  • Swiss Franc

    0.30
  • Other/Cash

    0.41

Credit Quality (%) as of 12/31/18

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade AAA 28.05
AA 16.73
A 21.66
BBB 16.21
Non-Investment Grade BB 2.28
B 1.20
Total Investment Grade -- 82.65
Total Non-Investment Grade -- 3.49
Not Rated -- 13.45
Source: Bloomberg.  Rating is a proprietary composite of various rating agencies. A bond must be rated by two or more rating agencies to receive a composite rating; otherwise it is classified as Not Rated.

3-YR Risk Measures*

  • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.46
  • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.43
  • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    11.45
  • Sharpe Ratio

    -0.39

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

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Government

    33.4
  • Financial

    32.8
  • Utilities

    21.0
  • Industrial

    4.9
  • Consumer, Non-cyclical

    3.1
  • Basic Materials

    1.3
  • Energy

    1.2
  • Technology

    1.2
  • Consumer, Cyclical

    0.8
  • Other/Cash

    0.4

Maturity (%) as of 12/31/18

 Average Portfolio Maturity: 7.16 Years