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NLR VanEck Vectors Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF (NLR®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Uranium & Nuclear Energy Index (MVNLRTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in: (i) uranium mining or uranium mining projects that have the potential, in MV Index Solutions GmbH's (the "Index Provider") view, when such projects are developed are expected to generate at least 50% of a company's revenues or are expected to constitute at least 50% of such company's assets; (ii) the construction, engineering and maintenance of nuclear power facilities and nuclear reactors; (iii) the production of electricity from nuclear sources; or (iv) providing equipment, technology and/or services to the nuclear power industry.

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    • Fund Ticker

      NLR
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      08/13/2007
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVNLRTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 09/30/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      2.88%
    • Total Net Assets

      $37.3M
    • Number of Holdings

      26
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.70%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.61%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index:& MVIS Global Uranium & Nuclear Energy Index (MVNLRTR)

    The Index comprises:

    A global group of uranium and nuclear energy companies, including those engaged in uranium mining, the construction, engineering, and maintenance of nuclear power facilities and nuclear reactors, the production of electricity from nuclear sources, and providing equipment, technology, and/or services to the nuclear power industry.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:

    • Full market cap exceeding $150 million
    • Three-month ADTV of at least $1M at current and two previous reviews
    • At least 250,000 shares traded per month for six months at current and two previous reviews

    Index provider:

    MV Index Solutions

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVNLRTR
    • Inception Date

      07/31/2007
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 08/31/16

    Total Constituents: 17
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Edf
    EDF FP
    12.40
    Exelon Corp
    EXC US
    11.43
    Pge Sa
    PGE PW
    10.39
    Areva
    ARVCF US
    9.31
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
    7011 JP
    8.95
    Denison Mines Corp
    DML CN
    5.92
    Energy Resources Of Aust
    ERA AU
    5.65
    Cameco Corp
    CCJ US
    4.76
    Paladin Energy Ltd
    PDN AU
    4.75
    Taihei Dengyo Kaisha Ltd
    1968 JP
    4.50
    Top 10 Total (%)78.06
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • UNITED STATES

      63.2
    • JAPAN

      18.1
    • SOUTH KOREA

      4.5
    • FINLAND

      3.1
    • SPAIN

      3.0
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      2.1
    • FRANCE

      1.8
    • CANADA

      1.6
    • CZECH

      1.3
    • CHINA

      1.2
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Utilities

      91.4
    • Industrials

      7.0
    • Energy

      1.6