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EMRZX
Emerging Markets Fund - Class Z

Market Updates*

  • The availability of vaccines and actual vaccination rates have generally surpassed expectations from a few months ago, but many emerging markets (and some developed markets, such as Japan) were starting from low levels of achieved vaccination.
  • The inflation debate is about long-run expectations where the outlook is much less clear, as secular forces of debt, demographics and digitization may conspire to keep generalized inflation low.
  • Northeast Asia dominates fabrication of certain areas of semiconductors.1

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1Source: BGC, UBS. Data as of 2019.

Market Updates*

  • The availability of vaccines and actual vaccination rates have generally surpassed expectations from a few months ago, but many emerging markets (and some developed markets, such as Japan) were starting from low levels of achieved vaccination.
  • The inflation debate is about long-run expectations where the outlook is much less clear, as secular forces of debt, demographics and digitization may conspire to keep generalized inflation low.
  • Northeast Asia dominates fabrication of certain areas of semiconductors.1

Learn More | Normalization and Change at the Same Time

1Source: BGC, UBS. Data as of 2019.

Daily Price as of 10/18/21

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$21.96 $0.00 / +0.00%

Class Z Details: EMRZX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
1.13%/0.90%
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Fund Summary and Key Points

The VanEck Emerging Markets Fund (the "Fund") seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity securities in emerging markets around the world.

  • A global emerging markets equity portfolio focused on companies with growth potential at a reasonable price (“GARP”)
  • A bottom-up investment process driven by fundamental research into the sustainability of a company’s growth drivers
  • Growth is oriented toward strong secular stories, many of which reflect domestic demand themes and are often found in smaller-capitalization stocks

Fund Details
as of 09/30/21

  • Net Assets (All Classes)
    $2663.4M
  • Number of Holdings
    81
  • Avg. Wtd. Market Cap
    $21.4B
  • Turnover Rate (2020)
    29.7%
  • P/E (LTM) / P/E (Forward)*
    18.8 / 16.9
  • P/B (LTM)*
    3.4
  • Benchmark Index
    MSCI EM IMI
*Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio is the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share. Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio is the ratio of a stock's price to its book value.

Top 10 Holdings (%)

Holdings Sector % of Net Assets
HDFC Bank Limited Financials 5.0
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Information Technology 4.2
Reliance Industries Limited Energy 3.9
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Pfd Non-Voting Information Technology 3.2
Tencent Holdings Ltd. Communication Services 3.1
MercadoLibre, Inc. Consumer Discretionary 3.0
Prosus N.V. Class N Consumer Discretionary 3.0
LG Chem Ltd. Materials 2.9
MediaTek Inc Information Technology 2.4
China Education Group Holdings Limited Consumer Discretionary 2.4
Top 10 Total 33.1
Holdings Sector % of Net Assets
HDFC Bank Limited Financials 5.0
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Information Technology 4.2
Reliance Industries Limited Energy 3.9
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Pfd Non-Voting Information Technology 3.2
Tencent Holdings Ltd. Communication Services 3.1
MercadoLibre, Inc. Consumer Discretionary 3.0
Prosus N.V. Class N Consumer Discretionary 3.0
LG Chem Ltd. Materials 2.9
MediaTek Inc Information Technology 2.4
China Education Group Holdings Limited Consumer Discretionary 2.4
Top 10 Total 33.1

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Country Weightings (%) as of 09/30/21

Country % of Net Assets
China
29.6
India
11.9
Taiwan
11.4
South Korea
9.8
Brazil
6.1
Russia
5.6
Turkey
3.0
Argentina
3.0
Philippines
2.8
Mexico
2.5
Germany
2.3
Egypt
2.0
Other EM
9.8
Cash
0.2

Investment Style Box

image Investment style box diagram illustrating the investment strategy of the Emerging Markets Fund

This investment style box is based on the Fund's overall targeted capitalization range and relative valuation as determined by VanEck.

Sector Weightings (%)
as of 09/30/21

Sector % of Net Assets
Consumer Discretionary 21.9
Financials 20.6
Information Technology 16.9
Communication Services 10.8
Industrials 8.3
Health Care 7.8
Energy 4.0
Real Estate 3.6
Materials 3.1
Consumer Staples 2.8
Cash 0.2

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(09/16/19)
VanEck Emerging Markets Fund: Class Z
At Net Asset Value -4.56 -8.17 -4.04 11.59 -- -- -- 9.60
MSCI EM IMI2 -3.73 -7.39 0.71 20.80 -- -- -- 13.73
MSCI EM Index2 -3.97 -8.09 -1.25 18.20 -- -- -- --
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(09/16/19)
VanEck Emerging Markets Fund: Class Z
At Net Asset Value -4.56 -8.17 -4.04 11.59 -- -- -- 9.60
MSCI EM IMI2 -3.73 -7.39 0.71 20.80 -- -- -- 13.73
MSCI EM Index2 -3.97 -8.09 -1.25 18.20 -- -- -- --