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Daily Price as of 01/22/19

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$25.45 $-0.33 / -1.3%

Class I Details: MWMIX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
11/06/17 1.01%/0.59%

Daily Holdings (%) Download All Holdings as of 01/22/19

Total Holdings: 50
Holding Name Ticker Shares Market Value (US$) % of Net Assets
Starbucks Corp SBUX US 2,548 166,614 2.78
General Mills Inc GIS US 3,787 163,750 2.73
Intel Corp INTC US 3,298 159,194 2.66
Charles Schwab Corp/The SCHW US 3,340 158,550 2.64
Biogen Inc BIIB US 466 157,955 2.63
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc JLL US 1,125 157,421 2.63
Salesforce.com Inc CRM US 1,047 155,951 2.60
Walt Disney Co/The DIS US 1,405 155,393 2.59
Mondelez International Inc MDLZ US 3,563 153,672 2.56
Wells Fargo & Co WFC US 3,054 152,272 2.54
McKesson Corp MCK US 1,206 151,799 2.53
Western Union Co/The WU US 8,290 149,966 2.50
Facebook Inc FB US 1,011 149,193 2.49
Gilead Sciences Inc GILD US 2,174 149,028 2.49
Microchip Technology Inc MCHP US 1,986 149,307 2.49
BlackRock Inc BLK US 358 148,069 2.47
Dominion Energy Inc D US 2,162 148,292 2.47
State Street Corp STT US 2,096 147,957 2.47
KLA-Tencor Corp KLAC US 1,575 146,806 2.45
Applied Materials Inc AMAT US 4,240 146,026 2.44
Comcast Corp CMCSA US 4,171 145,860 2.43
ALLERGAN PLC AGN US 912 143,914 2.40
AmerisourceBergen Corp ABC US 1,798 143,319 2.39
T Rowe Price Group Inc TROW US 1,512 142,839 2.38
Amazon.com Inc AMZN US 87 141,999 2.37
Campbell Soup Co CPB US 3,963 140,251 2.34
Medtronic PLC MDT US 1,615 140,505 2.34
Cardinal Health Inc CAH US 2,874 139,820 2.33
Philip Morris International Inc PM US 1,874 136,446 2.28
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc ZBH US 1,279 132,914 2.22
Compass Minerals International Inc CMP US 2,757 131,922 2.20
McDonald's Corp MCD US 493 90,993 1.52
Procter & Gamble Co/The PG US 947 85,647 1.43
Hershey Co/The HSY US 775 83,940 1.40
Caterpillar Inc CAT US 599 79,212 1.32
Equifax Inc EFX US 766 79,373 1.32
ServiceNow Inc NOW US 419 77,808 1.30
PepsiCo Inc PEP US 710 78,036 1.30
Pfizer Inc PFE US 1,840 77,777 1.30
Emerson Electric Co EMR US 1,230 77,502 1.29
Polaris Industries Inc PII US 895 76,478 1.28
Blackbaud Inc BLKB US 1,117 76,358 1.27
Guidewire Software Inc GWRE US 881 74,832 1.25
Microsoft Corp MSFT US 709 74,927 1.25
Kellogg Co K US 1,232 72,318 1.21
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY US 1,406 69,906 1.17
United Technologies Corp UTX US 628 69,746 1.16
John Wiley & Sons Inc JW/A US 1,352 68,100 1.14
General Dynamics Corp GD US 400 66,888 1.12
Other/Cash Cash -- 9,131 0.15
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

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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, 2019. 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.

Effective June 20, 2016, Morningstar implemented several changes to the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index construction rules. Among other changes, the index increased its constituent count from 20 stocks to at least 40 stocks and modified its rebalance and reconstitution methodology. These changes may result in more diversified exposure, lower turnover, and longer holding periods for index constituents than under the rules in effect prior to this date. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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