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VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF

Fund Description

The VanEck Vectors® AMT-Free Long Municipal Index ETF (MLN®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal Index (LMT3TR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated long-term tax-exempt bond market.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MLN
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Commencement

    01/02/2008
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    LMT3TR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly

 
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.22%
  • Total Net Assets

    $133.6M
  • Number of Holdings

    505
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.24%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.24%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 12/31/18

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Muni National Long
4 stars of 146 funds
3 stars of 146 funds
4 stars of 130 funds

Key Points

  • Tax Exempt Income
    Income generally exempt from federal taxes and the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

  • Targeted Interest Rate Risk
    Designed to track an index of long-duration municipal bonds

  • Quality
    Investment-grade index constituents with high overall credit quality

Yields
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.22%
  • Distribution Yield1

    3.11%
  • 12-Month Yield1

    3.07%
  • Taxable Equivalent 30-Day SEC Yields1a

  • 12% Federal Tax Rate

    3.66%
  • 22% Federal Tax Rate

    4.13%
  • 24% Federal Tax Rate

    4.24%
  • 32% Federal Tax Rate

    4.74%
  • 35% Federal Tax Rate

    4.95%
  • 37% Federal Tax Rate

    5.11%
 1/1a See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Fees & Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.24%
  • Other Expenses

    --
  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses

    --
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.24%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.24%
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

    MLN
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    LMT3TR
  • NAV

    MLNNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)5

    MLNIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    6,800,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MLNEU
  • Total Cash

    MLNTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F536
  • ISIN

    US92189F5364
5See IIV Details. Source: Bloomberg

Fundamentals4
as of 01/18/19

  • Yield to Worst

    3.46%
  • Yield to Maturity

    4.06%
  • Effective Duration (yrs)

    --
  • Duration to Worst (yrs)

    7.19
  • Modified Duration (yrs)

    12.05
  • Spread Duration (yrs)

    10.08
  • Years to Maturity

    23.82
  • Coupon

    4.41%
 4 See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Prices as of 01/18/19

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
MLN $19.65
$19.56
74,502
15,508
-$0.01 / -0.06%
$-0.09 / -0.46%
+0.40%
+0.26%
$-0.09
-0.45%

View All Indices View All ETFs Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/02/08
MLN (NAV) 1.29 1.36 -0.73 -0.73 2.58 5.43 5.98 3.78
MLN (Share Price) 1.34 1.78 -0.78 -0.78 2.44 5.64 6.28 3.76
LMT3TR (Index) 1.54 1.71 0.23 0.23 3.18 6.02 7.01 5.04
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.25 -0.35 -0.96 -0.96 -0.60 -0.59 -1.03 -1.26
After Tax Held 1.29 1.36 -0.73 -0.73 2.58 5.42 5.98 3.78
After Tax Sold 0.86 1.12 0.79 0.79 2.69 5.02 5.65 3.78
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
01/02/08
MLN (NAV) 1.29 1.36 -0.73 -0.73 2.58 5.43 5.98 3.78
MLN (Share Price) 1.34 1.78 -0.78 -0.78 2.44 5.64 6.28 3.76
LMT3TR (Index) 1.54 1.71 0.23 0.23 3.18 6.02 7.01 5.04
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.25 -0.35 -0.96 -0.96 -0.60 -0.59 -1.03 -1.26
After Tax Held 1.29 1.36 -0.73 -0.73 2.58 5.42 5.98 3.78
After Tax Sold 0.86 1.12 0.79 0.79 2.69 5.02 5.65 3.78

Daily Holdings Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 12/31/18

Total Holdings: 503
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Issuer Name State Weighting (%)
New York St Dorm Auth Revs Non St Supported Debt
NY
2.52
Massachusetts St
MA
2.47
New York N Y City Transitional Fin Auth Rev
NY
2.28
California Health Facs Fing Auth Rev
CA
1.70
Massachusetts St Dev Fin Agy Rev
MA
1.59
California St
CA
1.45
New York N Y City Mun Wtr Fin Auth Wtr & Swr Sysrev
NY
1.42
Michigan Fin Auth Rev
MI
1.35
San Diego Calif Uni Sch Dist
CA
1.29
Hudson Yds Infrastructure Corp N Y Second Indenture Rev
NY
1.28
Top 10 Total (%) 17.35

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

  • State

    % of Net Assets
  • California

    17.8
  • New York

    16.2
  • Texas

    9.8
  • Massachusetts

    5.6
  • Pennsylvania

    5.1
  • Illinois

    4.7
  • Florida

    4.5
  • Ohio

    2.6
  • New Jersey

    2.4
  • Washington

    2.3
  • Colorado

    2.3
  • Michigan

    2.2
  • District of Columbia

    1.7
  • Louisiana

    1.7
  • Maryland

    1.7
  • Alabama

    1.6
  • Tennessee

    1.4
  • Wisconsin

    1.4
  • Arizona

    1.3
  • Georgia

    1.3
  • Other

    12.4

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

  • U.S. Dollar

    100.29
  • Other/Cash

    -0.29

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Health Care

    20.4
  • Transportation

    13.8
  • Local

    13.2
  • Water & Sewer

    11.2
  • Education

    10.2
  • Special Tax

    10.1
  • State

    7.0
  • Power

    5.0
  • Housing

    4.0
  • Leasing

    4.0
  • Tobacco

    0.8
  • Industrial Revenue

    0.2

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

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade AAA 12.31
AA 51.23
A 27.85
BBB 8.61
Total Investment Grade -- 100.00
Source: Barclays.  Rating is a proprietary composite of various rating agencies.

Maturity (%) as of 12/31/18

 Average Portfolio Maturity: 23.79 Years