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HYEM
VanEck Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF

Fund Description

The VanEck Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (HYEM®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE BofA Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index (EMLH), which is comprised of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds issued by non-sovereign emerging markets issuers that are rated below investment grade and that are issued in the major domestic and Eurobond markets.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    HYEM
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Inception Date

    05/08/2012
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    EMLH
  • Index Rebalancing

    Monthly
  • 2021 Preliminary NAIC Designation9

    4.B

 
as of 05/13/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    7.67%
  • Total Net Assets

    $1.1B
  • Number of Holdings

    759
  • Options

    No
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.40%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.40%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Monthly
  • Next Distribution Date

    05/31/2022
1, 2, 9 See Important Disclosure
Why Invest?

Country Weightings (%) as of 04/30/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • China

    14.29
  • Brazil

    8.64
  • Mexico

    7.35
  • Turkey

    6.22
  • India

    5.78
  • Colombia

    5.66
  • United Kingdom

    4.12
  • Argentina

    4.11
  • Israel

    3.24
  • South Africa

    2.80
  • Indonesia

    2.42
  • Peru

    2.37
  • Uae

    2.30
  • Luxembourg

    2.25
  • Singapore

    2.24
  • United States

    2.04
  • Mauritius

    1.85
  • Oman

    1.66
  • Zambia

    1.46
  • Bahrain

    1.45
  • Other/Cash

    17.76

Portfolio Composition (%)
as of 04/30/22

  • % of Net Assets
  • Stocks

    0.00
  • Bonds

    98.92
  • Other

    0.00
  • Cash

    1.08

Currency Exposure (%)
as of 04/30/22

  • U.S. Dollar

    98.92
  • Other/Cash

    1.08

Credit Quality (%) as of 04/30/22

Composite % of Net Assets
Investment Grade BBB 2.55
Non-Investment Grade BB 55.92
B 28.67
CCC 6.97
CC 0.83
C 0.00
D 0.23
Total Investment Grade -- 2.55
Total Non-Investment Grade -- 92.61
Not Rated -- 4.84

3-YR Risk Measures*
as of 04/30/22

  • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.46
  • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

    0.71
  • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

    11.94
  • Sharpe Ratio

    -0.08

Source: VanEck, FactSet.

Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation. See S&P 500 Index definition.6

Sector Weightings (%) as of 04/30/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Financials

    34.1
  • Energy

    18.0
  • Basic Materials

    10.1
  • Industrials

    8.5
  • Utilities

    7.7
  • Real Estate

    4.6
  • Consumer Cyclicals

    4.2
  • Consumer Non-Cyclicals

    3.8
  • Technology

    3.3
  • Healthcare

    3.3
  • Government Activity

    1.1
  • Other/Cash

    1.2

Maturity (%) as of 04/30/22

Average Portfolio Maturity: 9.34 Years