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REMX VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in producing, refining, and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/27/2010
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 09/29/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.32%
    • Total Net Assets

      $38.6M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.82%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.57%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MVIS Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR) 

    The Index comprises:

    A focused group of companies primarily engaged in a variety of activities that are related to the producing, refining and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:

    • Global companies, including A-shares issued by Shanghai-listed companies trading via Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, that generate at least 50% of their revenues from (or, in certain circumstances, at least 50% of their assets related to) rare earth/strategic metals or have mining projects with the potential to generate at least 50% of their revenues from rare earth/strategic metals when developed
    • Market cap exceeding $150 millionDaily trading volume of at least $1 million and traded at least 250,000 shares each month over the last six months

    Index provider:

    MV Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Inception Date

      10/13/2010
    • Rebalance Frequency

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

    Total Constituents: 20
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Tronox Ltd-Cl A
    TROX US
    7.94
    China Northern Rare Earth -A
    600111 C1
    7.34
    Xiamen Tungsten Co Ltd-A
    600549 C1
    7.32
    North Mining Shares Co Ltd
    433 HK
    7.10
    China Molybdenum Co Ltd-A
    603993 C1
    6.20
    Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co -A
    601958 C1
    6.00
    Iluka Resources Ltd
    ILU AU
    5.91
    Galaxy Resources Ltd
    GXY AU
    5.24
    Osaka Titanium Technologies
    5726 JP
    5.13
    Toho Titanium Co Ltd
    5727 JP
    4.46
    Top 10 Total (%)62.64
    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 (%)
    • CHINA

      30.3
    • AUSTRALIA

      23.3
    • HONG KONG

      11.4
    • JAPAN

      9.6
    • UNITED STATES

      7.9
    • BRAZIL

      4.3
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      4.2
    • FRANCE

      4.0
    • CANADA

      3.0
    • MEXICO

      1.9
    • OTHERS

      0.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      97.0
    • Information Technology

      3.0
    • OTHERS

      0.0