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SMB
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF

Fund Description

The VanEck Vectors® AMT-Free Short Municipal Index ETF (SMB®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Short Continuous Municipal Index (LMT1TR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated short-term tax-exempt bond market.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    SMB
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Commencement

    02/22/2008
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    LMT1TR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly

 
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.84%
  • Total Net Assets

    $196.7M
  • Number of Holdings

    604
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.20%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.20%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 12/31/18

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Muni National Short
3 stars of 180 funds
3 stars of 180 funds
3 stars of 162 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 short-duration municipal

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

Yields
as of 01/18/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.84%
  • Distribution Yield1

    1.63%
  • 12-Month Yield1

    1.48%
  • Taxable Equivalent 30-Day SEC Yields1a

  • 12% Federal Tax Rate

    2.09%
  • 22% Federal Tax Rate

    2.36%
  • 24% Federal Tax Rate

    2.42%
  • 32% Federal Tax Rate

    2.70%
  • 35% Federal Tax Rate

    2.83%
  • 37% Federal Tax Rate

    2.92%
 1/1a See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Fees & Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.20%
  • Other Expenses

    --
  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses

    --
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.20%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.20%
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

    SMB
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    LMT1TR
  • NAV

    SMBNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)5

    SMBIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    11,300,000
  • Estimated Cash

    SMBEU
  • Total Cash

    SMBTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F528
  • ISIN

    US92189F5281
5See IIV Details. Source: Bloomberg

Fundamentals4
as of 01/18/19

  • Yield to Worst

    1.99%
  • Yield to Maturity

    2.00%
  • Effective Duration (yrs)

    3.26
  • Duration to Worst (yrs)

    3.26
  • Modified Duration (yrs)

    3.26
  • Spread Duration (yrs)

    3.26
  • Years to Maturity

    4.64
  • Coupon

    4.82%
 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
SMB $17.41
$17.39
68,063
60,227
$0.00 / +0.01%
$0.03 / +0.17%
+0.52%
+0.66%
$-0.02
-0.12%

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
02/22/08
SMB (NAV) 0.65 1.09 1.42 1.42 0.88 1.02 2.09 2.13
SMB (Share Price) 0.48 1.15 1.83 1.83 0.82 0.91 2.12 2.11
LMT1TR (Index) 0.82 1.36 1.68 1.68 1.22 1.49 2.58 2.67
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.17 -0.27 -0.26 -0.26 -0.34 -0.47 -0.49 -0.54
After Tax Held 0.65 1.09 1.42 1.42 0.87 1.02 2.08 2.12
After Tax Sold 0.44 0.81 1.44 1.44 0.97 1.07 1.98 2.03
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
02/22/08
SMB (NAV) 0.65 1.09 1.42 1.42 0.88 1.02 2.09 2.13
SMB (Share Price) 0.48 1.15 1.83 1.83 0.82 0.91 2.12 2.11
LMT1TR (Index) 0.82 1.36 1.68 1.68 1.22 1.49 2.58 2.67
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.17 -0.27 -0.26 -0.26 -0.34 -0.47 -0.49 -0.54
After Tax Held 0.65 1.09 1.42 1.42 0.87 1.02 2.08 2.12
After Tax Sold 0.44 0.81 1.44 1.44 0.97 1.07 1.98 2.03

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

Total Holdings: 595
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Issuer Name State Weighting (%)
Maryland St
MD
3.38
Illinois St
IL
2.76
California St
CA
2.42
New York St Dorm Auth St Pers Income Tax Rev
NY
2.25
Connecticut St
CT
1.74
Metropolitan Transn Auth N Y Rev
NY
1.67
Washington St
WA
1.67
New York N Y
NY
1.64
Connecticut St Spl Tax Oblig Rev
CT
1.43
California St Pub Wks Brd Lease Rev
CA
1.37
Top 10 Total (%) 20.33

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

  • State

    % of Net Assets
  • New York

    12.2
  • California

    11.2
  • Texas

    10.5
  • Illinois

    6.4
  • Maryland

    4.9
  • Connecticut

    4.2
  • Pennsylvania

    3.9
  • Florida

    3.7
  • Georgia

    3.4
  • Ohio

    2.6
  • Virginia

    2.3
  • New Jersey

    2.3
  • Nebraska

    2.2
  • Washington

    2.1
  • Michigan

    2.0
  • Minnesota

    2.0
  • Arizona

    2.0
  • Alabama

    1.9
  • Kentucky

    1.8
  • Wisconsin

    1.8
  • Other

    16.5

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

  • U.S. Dollar

    100.31
  • Other/Cash

    -0.31

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • State

    25.3
  • Local

    15.9
  • Transportation

    11.3
  • Special Tax

    10.8
  • Water & Sewer

    8.7
  • Education

    8.2
  • Leasing

    5.7
  • Health Care

    4.2
  • Power

    4.0
  • Industrial Revenue

    3.8
  • Tobacco

    1.6
  • Housing

    0.4
  • Solid Waste/Res Recovery

    0.0

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

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade AAA 19.59
AA 45.56
A 27.66
BBB 7.15
Total Investment Grade -- 99.96
Not Rated -- 0.04
Source: Barclays.  Rating is a proprietary composite of various rating agencies.

Maturity (%) as of 12/31/18

 Average Portfolio Maturity: 4.66 Years