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BUZZ
VanEck Social Sentiment ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Social Sentiment ETF (BUZZ) seeks to track, as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the BUZZ NextGen AI US Sentiment Leaders Index (BUZZTR), which is intended to track the performance of the 75 large cap U.S. stocks which exhibit the highest degree of positive investor sentiment and bullish perception based on content aggregated from online sources including social media, news articles, blog posts and other alternative datasets.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    BUZZ
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Inception Date

    03/02/2021
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    BUZZTR
  • Index Reconstitution

    Monthly

 
as of 09/27/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.35%
  • Total Net Assets

    $58.8M
  • Number of Holdings

    75
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.75%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.75%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022
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Index Key Points

Underlying Index:

BUZZ NextGen AI US Sentiment Leaders Index

The Index Composition:

The index is a designed to track the performance of the 75 large cap US stocks which exhibit the highest degree of positive investor sentiment and bullish perception based on content aggregated from online sources including social media, news articles, blog posts and other alternative datasets.

Companies eligible for inclusion in the Index:

  • Security must be an equity security traded on a major U.S. exchange (over-the-counter securities are ineligible for inclusion);
  • Security must have a minimum market capitalization of at least $5 billion;
  • Security must have a 3-month minimum average daily trading volume of at least $1 million; and
  • All equity securities meeting the above criteria and satisfying the minimum number of mentions requirement are selected for inclusion in the universe. Mentions are defined as investment related posts from relevant online sources that may include news articles, blog posts, social media or other online discussion forums that are classified as relevant for analysis. The minimum number of mentions requirement threshold is based on a proprietary scoring methodology and incorporates a review of a rolling four quarters of data within the analysis.

Weighting Scheme:

  • Constituents are weighted using a proprietary scoring model and no single constituent may comprise more than 3% weight in the index.

Index provider:

BUZZ Holdings ULC

Effective August 18, 2016, BUZZ Holdings ULC implemented changes to the BUZZ NextGen AI US Sentiment Leaders Index construction rules. The index constituent count was increased from 25 stocks to 75 stocks and the maximum constituent weight was reduce from 15% to 3%. This change may result in more a diversified exposure to index constituents than under the rules in effect prior to this date. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Index Profile

  • Ticker

    BUZZTR
  • Inception Date

    12/18/2015
  • Rebalance Frequency

    Monthly

Index Top 10 Constituents (%) as of 08/31/22

Total Constituents: 76
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Constituent Name Ticker Weightings (%)
Tesla Inc TSLA US 3.26
Apple Inc AAPL US 3.17
Alphabet Inc-Cl A GOOGL US 3.08
Amazon.Com Inc AMZN US 3.08
Netflix Inc NFLX US 3.05
Snap Inc - A SNAP US 3.03
Twitter Inc TWTR US 3.01
Advanced Micro Devices AMD US 2.98
Facebook Inc-Class A FB US 2.98
Nvidia Corp NVDA US 2.90
Top 10 Total (%) 30.52
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Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    98.4
  • Canada

    1.6

Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/22

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Information Technology

    28.5
  • Communication Services

    23.1
  • Consumer Discretionary

    21.3
  • Financials

    10.9
  • Industrials

    6.5
  • Energy

    4.0
  • Consumer Staples

    3.3
  • Health Care

    2.0
  • Materials

    0.4