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GHAAX
Global Resources Fund - Class A

Daily Price as of 09/17/21

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$36.63 $-0.18 / -0.49%

Class A Details: GHAAX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
1.62%/1.38%
Why Invest?

Fund Summary and Key Points

The Global Resources Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in global resource securities. Income is a secondary consideration.

  • Actively managed commodity-equities portfolio investing in companies involved in the exploration, production and distribution of resources
  • Offers exposure to energy, precious and base metals, agriculture, alternative energy and other resources
  • Expertly managed by an extensive investment team that is among the industry’s largest, and includes trained geologists and engineers as well as senior analysts with deep sector experience
  • Investment approach focuses on company research and skillful stock selection, as well as disciplined risk management

Fund Details
as of 08/31/21

  • Net Assets (All Classes)
    $715.2M
  • Number of Holdings
    58
  • Avg. Wtd. Market Cap
    $15.3B
  • Turnover Rate (2020)
    39.0%
  • P/E (LTM) / P/E (Forward)*
    16.2 / 11.2
  • P/B (LTM)*
    2.0
  • Benchmark Index
    S&P North American Natural Resources Sector (SPGINRTR) Index
*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.

Investment Style Box

image Investment style box diagram illustrating the investment strategy of the Global Hard Assets Fund

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

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(11/02/94)
VanEck Global Resources Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value -1.58 -6.07 11.67 36.03 4.99 2.13 -2.36 7.00
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge -7.24 -11.48 5.25 28.20 2.94 0.93 -2.94 6.76
SPGINRTR Index2 -0.98 -5.93 24.49 33.89 -2.91 0.64 -0.40 --
MSCI ACWI Commodity Producers Index2 -1.82 -3.74 19.83 36.60 1.60 6.21 0.44 --
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(11/02/94)
VanEck Global Resources Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value 0.05 7.44 18.95 76.56 4.02 4.07 -2.39 7.30
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge -5.70 1.26 12.11 66.40 1.99 2.85 -2.97 7.06
SPGINRTR Index2 0.29 11.12 32.72 45.92 -1.77 2.03 -0.58 --
MSCI ACWI Commodity Producers Index2 -0.80 8.29 23.50 47.83 1.58 6.89 -0.15 --

Top 10 Holdings (%)

Holdings Sector % of Net Assets
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) 4.3
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. Metals & Mining 4.0
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Metals & Mining 3.8
Anglo American plc Metals & Mining 3.8
Pioneer Natural Resources Company Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels 3.7
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 3.4
Nutrien Ltd. Chemicals 3.2
Sunrun Inc. Electrical Equipment 2.8
Sibanye Stillwater Limited Metals & Mining 2.8
Bunge Limited Food Products 2.6
Top 10 Total 34.4
Holdings Sector % of Net Assets
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. Metals & Mining 3.9
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. Metals & Mining 3.9
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) 3.7
Pioneer Natural Resources Company Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels 3.7
Sunrun Inc. Electrical Equipment 3.4
Anglo American plc Metals & Mining 3.3
Nutrien Ltd. Chemicals 3.0
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 3.0
Diamondback Energy, Inc. Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels 2.9
Valero Energy Corporation Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels 2.8
Top 10 Total 33.6

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Sector Weightings (%)
as of 08/31/21

Sector % of Net Assets
Metals & Mining 33.5
Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels 21.9
Food Products 7.7
Chemicals 7.0
Electrical Equipment 4.7
Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) 4.3
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 4.0
Energy Equipment & Services 2.9
Machinery 2.3
Electronic Equipment Instruments & Components 1.4
Independent Power and Renewable Electricity Producers 1.3
Road & Rail 1.3
Paper & Forest Products 1.2
Other 4.4
Cash 2.1

Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/21

Country % of Net Assets
United States
64.2
Canada
11.8
South Africa
6.5
Zambia
3.8
Australia
3.1
Norway
2.0
Brazil
1.8
Chile
1.8
Cote D'Ivoire
1.1
Finland
0.9
Cayman Islands
0.8
Spain
0.1
Cash
2.1