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MOTG
VanEck Morningstar Global Wide Moat ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Morningstar Global Wide Moat ETF (MOTG®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Global Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MSGWMFNU), which is intended to track the overall performance of attractively priced global companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTG
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MSGWMFNU
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually, Staggered Quarterly

 
as of 01/28/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    1.69%
  • Total Net Assets

    $18.2M
  • Number of Holdings

    70
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    2.04%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
Why Invest?
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Key Points

  • Wide Moat Companies
    A focus on global companies Morningstar believes possess sustainable competitive advantages, or “moats”

  • Focus on Valuations
    Index targets companies trading at attractive prices relative to Morningstar’s estimate of fair value

  • Morningstar’s Equity Research
    Index fueled by Morningstar’s forward-looking, rigorous equity research process driven by over 100 analysts globally

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    MOTG
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MSGWMFNU
  • NAV

    MOTGNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    MOTGIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    500,000
  • Estimated Cash

    MOTGEU
  • Total Cash

    MOTGTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F122
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.45%
  • Other Expenses

    1.59%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    2.04%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -1.52%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.52%
2Expenses for MOTG are capped contractually at 0.52% until February 1, 2022. 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
  • 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 01/28/22

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
MOTG $36.42
$36.33
3,245
1,664
$0.45 / +1.25%
$0.38 / +1.07%
-2.95%
-3.29%
$-0.09
-0.25%
0.16%

Premium/Discount History as of 01/28/22

Calendar Year 2020 1Q 2021 2Q 2021 3Q 2021 4Q 2021 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 212 60 62 64 58
MOTG Days closed at NAV 10 1 0 0 2
Days closed at a discount 31 0 1 0 4


Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/30/18
MOTG (NAV) 4.97 3.43 14.47 14.47 19.45 -- -- 17.41
MOTG (Share Price) 4.57 3.21 14.50 14.50 19.51 -- -- 17.45
MSGWMFNU (Index)** 5.03 3.50 14.94 14.94 19.71 -- -- 17.73
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.07 -0.47 -0.47 -0.26 -- -- -0.32
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/30/18
MOTG (NAV) 4.97 3.43 14.47 14.47 19.45 -- -- 17.41
MOTG (Share Price) 4.57 3.21 14.50 14.50 19.51 -- -- 17.45
MSGWMFNU (Index)** 5.03 3.50 14.94 14.94 19.71 -- -- 17.73
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.07 -0.47 -0.47 -0.26 -- -- -0.32

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 12/31/21 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 70
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Constellation Brands Inc
STZ US
1,650
414,101 2.21
Toronto-Dominion Bank/The
TD CN
5,313
407,913 2.17
Mcdonald's Corp
MCD US
1,480
396,744 2.11
Berkshire Hathaway Inc
BRK/B US
1,326
396,474 2.11
Roche Holding Ag
ROG SW
954
395,799 2.11
Microsoft Corp
MSFT US
1,172
394,167 2.10
Blackbaud Inc
BLKB US
4,985
393,715 2.10
Royal Bank Of Canada
RY CN
3,675
390,586 2.08
Corteva Inc
CTVA US
8,248
389,965 2.08
Roper Technologies Inc
ROP US
790
388,569 2.07
Top 10 Total (%) 21.15
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    66.53
  • United Kingdom

    8.26
  • Switzerland

    5.13
  • Canada

    4.26
  • France

    3.96
  • Australia

    3.83
  • Japan

    2.43
  • Taiwan Region

    2.00
  • China

    1.77
  • Germany

    1.02
  • Belgium

    0.95
  • Other/Cash

    -0.13

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/21

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Industrials

    18.4
  • Financials

    17.3
  • Health Care

    17.0
  • Information Technology

    16.5
  • Consumer Staples

    14.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    6.7
  • Communication Services

    5.9
  • Materials

    2.9
  • Energy

    1.2
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1