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VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF (ESPO) provides targeted access to the largest companies involved in developing and publishing video games, esports and related hardware. The resulting portfolio is global, with heavy representation from the U.S. and Asia. Some of the names in the portfolio are more well-known than others. Most investors are probably already somewhat familiar with Tencent, Nvidia and Nintendo. Here are a few other names that might be flying under the radar.
Asia-Pacific names represent around 54% of the portfolio weight, and have contributed the most to this year’s performance, year-to-date.
Sea Limited (4.6% average weight) is up 183% year-to-date.
Bandai Namco (4.5% average weight) is up 34% year-to-date.
Square Enix (2.4% average weight) is up 48% year-to-date.
U.S. companies are roughly 37% of the portfolio weight, and have also contributed positively to this year’s performance.
Advanced Micro Devices (6.0% average weight) is up 70% year-to-date.
Zynga (4.0% average weight) is up 45% year-to-date.
Activision Blizzard (6.4% average weight) is up 9% for the year.
Determining which game companies will produce the next big hit is difficult, and investors may wish to invest in a diversified basket of stocks. Such an approach may allow investors to express a view on the sector without having to analyze each specific stock. The index methodology which guides VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports UCITS ETF (ESPO) provides exposure to companies in the video gaming and esports industries.
Currently, the MVIS® Global Video Gaming and eSports Index is heavily tilted towards video game publishers (including the publicly traded companies that operate the largest esports leagues) and semiconductor companies.
Learn more about ESPO and the high growth potential of the global video gaming and esports industry.
 Source: Zynga.
Source of all data: FactSet. Holdings and performance as of 31/8/19.
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