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FRAK VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (FRAK®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Unconventional Oil & Gas Index (MVFRAKTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the exploration, development, extraction, and/or production of unconventional oil and natural gas. Unconventional oil and gas includes coal bed methane, coal seam gas, shale oil, shale gas, tight natural gas, tight oil, tight sands, in situ oil sands, and enhanced oil recovery.

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    • Fund Ticker

      FRAK
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      02/14/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVFRAKTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 09/23/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.53%
    • Total Net Assets

      $51.5M
    • Number of Holdings

      45
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.72%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.54%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Key Points

    Potential to Transform Global Energy Landscape 
    Improved/lower cost extraction technologies dramatically increasing supply capacity, decreasing dependence on foreign oil sources
    Rapidly Expanding M&A Activity 
    Companies eager to participate in unconventional energy have been actively seeking opportunities in North America and globally

     
  • Trading Information

    • Fund Ticker

      FRAK
    • Index Total Return Ticker

      MVFRAKTR
    • NAV

      FRAKNV
    • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

      FRAKIV
    • Shares Outstanding

      3,050,000
    • Estimated Cash

      FRAKEU
    • Total Cash

      FRAKTC
    • CUSIP

      92189F668
    • ISIN

      US92189F6685
    Source: Bloomberg
  • Fees and Expenses2

    • Management Fee

      0.50%
    • Other Expenses

      0.22%
    • Gross Expense Ratio

      0.72%
    • Fee Waivers and
      Expense Reimbursement

      -0.18%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.54%
    2 Expenses for FRAK are capped contractually at 0.54% until at least May 1, 2017. Cap excludes certain expenses, such as interest.
  • Prices as of 09/23/16

    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
    FRAK $16.88
    $16.90
    27,844
    9,799
    -$0.49 / -2.80%
    $-0.47 / -2.69%
    +27.5%
    +27.3%
    $0.02
    0.10%
  • 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
    02/14/12
    FRAK (NAV) 4.79 4.22 30.51 4.52 -12.47 -- -- -6.74
    FRAK (Share Price) 4.73 4.29 29.97 4.35 -12.48 -- -- -6.76
    MVFRAKTR (Index) 4.85 4.40 30.80 4.76 -12.38 -- -- -6.61
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.18 -0.29 -0.24 -0.09 -- -- -0.13
    Quarter End as of 06/30/16
    1 MO* 3 MO* YTD* 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
    02/14/12
    FRAK (NAV) 0.12 17.56 25.38 -18.05 -11.58 -- -- -7.84
    FRAK (Share Price) 0.06 17.20 24.70 -18.16 -11.90 -- -- -7.89
    MVFRAKTR (Index) 0.18 17.70 25.51 -17.93 -11.50 -- -- -7.73
    Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.14 -0.13 -0.12 -0.08 -- -- -0.11
  • Daily Holdings »Top 10 Holdings (%)  as of 08/31/16

    Total Holdings: 46
    Holding Name
    Ticker
    SharesMarket Value
    (US$)
    % of Net
    Assets
    Eog Resources Inc
    EOG US
    49,243
    4,357,5138.27
    Occidental Petroleum Corp
    OXY US
    55,717
    4,281,8518.12
    Devon Energy Corp
    DVN US
    90,637
    3,927,3017.45
    Anadarko Petroleum Corp
    APC US
    66,653
    3,563,9366.76
    Pioneer Natural Resources Co
    PXD US
    18,868
    3,378,3156.41
    Apache Corp
    APA US
    48,063
    2,388,7314.53
    Hess Corp
    HES US
    40,794
    2,215,1144.20
    Cenovus Energy Inc
    CVE US
    142,589
    2,060,4113.91
    Concho Resources Inc
    CXO US
    15,008
    1,939,0343.68
    Cimarex Energy Co
    XEC US
    12,736
    1,683,4443.19
    Top 10 Total (%)56.52
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • UNITED STATES

      82.11
    • CANADA

      18.12
    • Other/Cash

      -0.23
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

      85.7
    • Integrated Oil & Gas

      13.4
    • Gas Utilities

      1.2
    • Other/Cash

      -0.2