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DURA
VanEck Vectors Morningstar Durable Dividend ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors Morningstar Durable Dividend ETF (DURA®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® US Dividend Valuation IndexSM (MSUSDVTU), which is intended to track the overall performance of high dividend yielding U.S. companies with strong financial health and attractive valuations according to Morningstar.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    DURA
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MSUSDVTU
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually

 
as of 05/06/21

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.01%
  • Total Net Assets

    $47.8M
  • Number of Holdings

    81
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.73%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.29%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Quarterly
Why Invest?

Key Points

  • High Dividend Yield Potential
    Index targets high yielding U.S. equities


  • Focus on Valuations
    Index allocates to those companies trading at the lowest prices relative to Morningstar’s estimate of fair value


  • Strong Financial Health
    Index components feature strong balance sheet health relative to peers

Yield
as of 05/06/21

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.01%
  • Distribution Yield1

    2.99%
  • 12-Month Yield1

    3.30%
 1 See Important Disclosure for definitions.

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.29%
  • Other Expenses

    0.44%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.73%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.44%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.29%
2Expenses for DURA are capped contractually at 0.29% until February 1, 2022. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    DURA
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MSUSDVTU
  • NAV

    DURANV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    DURAIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,525,000
  • Estimated Cash

    DURAEU
  • Total Cash

    DURATC
  • CUSIP

    92189H102
  • ISIN

    US92189H1023
Source: Bloomberg

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
  • Portfolio Manager and Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2007
  • Prior to his current role, held a portfolio administration position at VanEck
  • Previously, Portfolio Analyst at Evaluation Associates
  • BS, Business Administration (concentration in Financial Analysis), State University of New York at Buffalo
  • 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 05/06/21

NAV/
Market Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change
NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
Prem/Discount
Distribution Charts
NAV &
Prem/Discount
History
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
DURA $31.35
$31.35
8,154
2,937
$0.29 / +0.92%
$0.29 / +0.92%
+11.20%
+11.10%
$0.01
0.03%
0.03%

Premium/Discount History as of 05/06/21

Calendar Year 2020 2Q 2020 3Q 2020 4Q 2020 1Q 2021 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 138 45 21 37 49
DURA Days closed at NAV 42 5 18 11 6
Days closed at a discount 73 13 25 16 6


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/30/18
DURA (NAV) 7.99 6.23 6.23 33.18 -- -- -- 10.92
DURA (Share Price) 7.96 6.42 6.42 33.21 -- -- -- 11.00
MSUSDVTU (Index)** 8.03 5.38 5.38 33.60 -- -- -- 11.21
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 0.85 0.85 -0.42 -- -- -- -0.29
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/30/18
DURA (NAV) 7.99 6.23 6.23 33.18 -- -- -- 10.92
DURA (Share Price) 7.96 6.42 6.42 33.21 -- -- -- 11.00
MSUSDVTU (Index)** 8.03 5.38 5.38 33.60 -- -- -- 11.21
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.04 0.85 0.85 -0.42 -- -- -- -0.29

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 03/31/21 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 81
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
AT&T INC
T US
75,756
2,293,134 4.90
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
JNJ US
13,774
2,263,757 4.84
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC
VZ US
38,282
2,226,098 4.76
PFIZER INC
PFE US
61,370
2,223,435 4.75
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO
JPM US
14,173
2,157,556 4.61
ABBVIE INC
ABBV US
19,927
2,156,500 4.61
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO/THE
PG US
15,517
2,101,467 4.49
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC
PM US
21,435
1,902,142 4.07
ALTRIA GROUP INC
MO US
33,042
1,690,429 3.61
CISCO SYSTEMS INC/DELAWARE
CSCO US
31,759
1,642,258 3.51
Top 10 Total (%) 44.15
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Country Weightings (%) as of 03/31/21

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    99.98
  • Spain

    0.06
  • Other/Cash

    -0.03

Sector Weightings (%) as of 03/31/21

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Health Care

    25.9
  • Consumer Staples

    24.9
  • Communication Services

    11.9
  • Utilities

    11.1
  • Financials

    8.6
  • Industrials

    8.0
  • Information Technology

    4.5
  • Consumer Discretionary

    3.6
  • Materials

    1.6
  • Other/Cash

    0.0