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MOO
VanEck Agribusiness ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Agribusiness ETF (MOO®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS®Global Agribusiness Index (MVMOOTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in: (i) agri-chemicals, animal health and fertilizers, seeds and traits, from farm/irrigation equipment and farm machinery, aquaculture and fishing, livestock, cultivation and plantations (including grain, oil palms, sugar cane, tobacco leafs, grapevines, etc.), and trading of agricultural products.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOO
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Inception Date

    08/31/2007
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MVMOOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 08/18/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.48%
  • Total Net Assets

    $1.6B
  • Number of Holdings

    53
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.52%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022

Morningstar™ Ratings3
as of 07/31/2022

Category Overall 3 Year 5 Year
Natural Resources
4 stars of 106 funds
4 stars of 106 funds
5 stars of 99 funds

Key Points

  • Positioned to Meet Growing Demand
    Global population growth is driving increasing food demand and the need for efficient agricultural solutions

  • Pure Play with Global Scope
    Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from agribusiness to be added to the Index

  • Comprehensive Exposure
    Index targets companies across the agribusiness industry from seeds and fertilizers to farming equipment and food producers

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    MOO
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVMOOTR
  • NAV

    MOONV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    MOOIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    16,650,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MOOEU
  • Total Cash

    MOOTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F700
  • ISIN

    US92189F7006
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.02%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.52%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%

2Expenses for MOO are capped contractually at 0.56% until May 1, 2023. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Investment Professionals

  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Equity ETFs
  • Oversees the Equity ETF Investment Management Team including development and management of index replication and optimization strategies
  • Joined VanEck in 2005
  • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
  • BA, Mathematics and Economics, New York University
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2018
  • Prior to joining VanEck, ETF Basket Operations Analyst at JPMorgan
  • BS, Finance, Providence College
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2019
  • Prior to VanEck, Intermediate Representative, Exchange Traded Funds at BNY Mellon.
  • BS, Accounting, Hunter College

Prices as of 08/18/22

NAV/
Market
Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
MOO $93.55
$93.38
170,743
57,812
$0.06 / +0.07%
$-0.12 / -0.13%
-1.92%
-2.14%
$-0.17
-0.18%
0.06%

Premium/Discount History as of 08/18/22

Calendar Year 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 151 13 45 42 27
MOO Days closed at NAV 3 1 1 1 4
Days closed at a discount 98 50 18 19 31

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
08/31/07
MOO (NAV) 6.05 -6.83 -3.73 1.22 12.47 11.60 8.32 7.12
MOO (Share Price) 6.28 -6.77 -3.68 1.34 12.62 11.63 8.34 7.13
MVMOOTR (Index)5 6.08 -7.10 -3.72 1.49 12.63 11.69 8.39 7.38
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.03 0.27 -0.01 -0.27 -0.16 -0.09 -0.07 -0.26
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
08/31/07
MOO (NAV) -12.81 -17.09 -9.22 -3.85 10.32 10.94 7.69 6.74
MOO (Share Price) -12.84 -17.28 -9.37 -3.94 10.30 10.95 7.70 6.73
MVMOOTR (Index)5 -12.88 -17.28 -9.24 -3.58 10.57 11.05 7.82 7.00
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.07 0.19 0.02 -0.27 -0.25 -0.11 -0.13 -0.26

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 07/31/22 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 52
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Zoetis Inc
ZTS US
796,047
145,318,380 9.07
Deere & Co
DE US
384,073
131,806,172 8.23
Nutrien Ltd
NTR US
1,254,683
107,476,146 6.71
Bayer Ag
BAYN GR
1,811,304
105,405,689 6.58
Corteva Inc
CTVA US
1,649,457
94,926,250 5.92
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co
ADM US
1,057,943
87,565,942 5.47
Tyson Foods Inc
TSN US
970,153
85,383,166 5.33
Mosaic Co/The
MOS US
1,115,374
58,735,595 3.67
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile Sa
SQM US
586,740
57,717,614 3.60
Kubota Corp
6326 JP
3,303,430
54,724,853 3.42
Top 10 Total (%) 57.98
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 07/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    54.30
  • Germany

    7.61
  • Canada

    6.71
  • Japan

    4.47
  • Chile

    3.60
  • Norway

    3.47
  • China

    3.43
  • United Kingdom

    3.43
  • Brazil

    2.50
  • Australia

    2.31
  • Malaysia

    2.05
  • Israel

    1.29
  • Thailand

    0.83
  • Faroe Islands

    0.79
  • Netherlands

    0.71
  • Singapore

    0.70
  • Switzerland

    0.66
  • Taiwan Region

    0.41
  • Sweden

    0.27
  • Denmark

    0.25
  • Indonesia

    0.23
  • Other/Cash

    -0.03

Sector Weightings (%) as of 07/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Materials

    32.5
  • Consumer Staples

    30.4
  • Industrials

    19.3
  • Health Care

    17.8
  • Other/Cash

    0.0