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Daily Price as of 05/24/19

$27.03 $0.01 / +0.0%

Class I Details: MWMIX

11/06/17 3.42%/0.59%

Daily Holdings (%) Download All Holdings as of 05/23/19

Total Holdings: 47
Holding Name Ticker Shares Market Value (US$) % of Net Assets
Guidewire Software Inc GWRE US 1,937 203,772 2.95
General Mills Inc GIS US 3,642 194,592 2.82
Facebook Inc FB US 1,057 191,180 2.77 Inc AMZN US 103 186,994 2.71
Walt Disney Co/The DIS US 1,413 187,547 2.71
Applied Materials Inc AMAT US 4,626 184,762 2.67
Mondelez International Inc MDLZ US 3,548 184,638 2.67
Comcast Corp CMCSA US 4,304 183,910 2.66
McKesson Corp MCK US 1,423 183,695 2.66
Compass Minerals International Inc CMP US 3,439 178,725 2.59
Philip Morris International Inc PM US 2,048 176,620 2.56
T Rowe Price Group Inc TROW US 1,689 173,612 2.51
Western Union Co/The WU US 8,868 172,660 2.50 Inc CRM US 1,119 172,001 2.49
AmerisourceBergen Corp ABC US 2,130 171,337 2.48
BlackRock Inc BLK US 390 169,217 2.45
Gilead Sciences Inc GILD US 2,505 168,261 2.43
Microchip Technology Inc MCHP US 2,035 166,036 2.40
Campbell Soup Co CPB US 4,324 164,788 2.38
KLA-Tencor Corp KLAC US 1,576 164,739 2.38
ALLERGAN PLC AGN US 1,166 160,955 2.33
Dominion Energy Inc D US 2,059 160,705 2.32
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc ZBH US 1,408 160,456 2.32
Kellogg Co K US 2,790 159,281 2.30
Medtronic PLC MDT US 1,726 158,171 2.29
Charles Schwab Corp/The SCHW US 3,712 157,908 2.28
Emerson Electric Co EMR US 2,502 156,825 2.27
Cardinal Health Inc CAH US 3,407 156,415 2.26
Caterpillar Inc CAT US 1,230 150,380 2.18
Wells Fargo & Co WFC US 3,276 149,255 2.16
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc JLL US 1,116 144,667 2.09
Intel Corp INTC US 3,206 142,763 2.07
State Street Corp STT US 2,400 140,736 2.04
Biogen Inc BIIB US 527 120,741 1.75
Hershey Co/The HSY US 746 97,144 1.41
Equifax Inc EFX US 798 96,606 1.40
Blackbaud Inc BLKB US 1,239 95,279 1.38
Microsoft Corp MSFT US 745 94,004 1.36
McDonald's Corp MCD US 458 91,128 1.32
Starbucks Corp SBUX US 1,182 90,317 1.31
United Technologies Corp UTX US 684 89,228 1.29
Polaris Industries Inc PII US 1,008 87,162 1.26
John Wiley & Sons Inc JW/A US 1,886 84,078 1.22
Pfizer Inc PFE US 1,990 83,421 1.21
General Dynamics Corp GD US 501 81,954 1.19
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY US 1,475 69,768 1.01
Other/Cash Cash -- 154,211 2.23
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1Van Eck Associates Corporation (the “Adviser”) has agreed to waive fees and/or pay Fund expenses to the extent necessary to prevent the operating expenses of the Fund (excluding acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, dividends and interest payments on securities sold short, taxes and extraordinary expenses) from exceeding 0.59% for Class I, and 0.49% for Class Z of the Fund’s average daily net assets per year until May 1, 2020. During such time, the expense limitation is expected to continue until the Board of Trustees acts to discontinue all or a portion of such expense limitation. Other expenses and acquired fund fees and expenses are based on estimated amounts for the current fiscal year.

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