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VanEck VIP Global Resources Fund


The VanEck VIP Global Resources Fund offers exposure to energy, precious and base metals, timber, agriculture, alternative energy and other resources. It does this through the use of equities and commodity-linked derivative instruments. The Fund provides potential diversification benefits through low correlations to traditional asset classes and may enhance the risk-return profile of a more traditional stock and bond portfolio. It is managed by a dedicated team of investment professionals, among the industry’s largest, including three trained geologists and senior sector analysts who are well-versed in their respective fields.

Fund Details


Net Assets $345.4M P/E (LTM) /P/E (Forward)* 7.3/10.2
Number of Holdings 74 P/B (LTM)* 1.7
Turnover Rate (2022) 53.7% Average Weighted Market Cap $19.8B

Fund Summary


The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments in stocks of companies involved in the exploration, production and distribution of resources and in other commodity-linked instruments. The Fund's benchmarks are the S&P North American Natural Resources Index (SPGINRTR) and the S&P 500 Index.

Country Weightings


United States 53.1
Canada 10.4
United Kingdom 5.7
Switzerland 3.9
South Africa 3.7
Zambia 3.5
Italy 3.2
Brazil 3.0
Spain 2.1
Norway 1.6
China 1.5
Netherlands 1.5
France 1.0
Australia 1.0
Ghana 0.9
Cayman Islands 0.8
Turkey 0.7
Finland 0.7
Cash 1.8

Sector Weightings (%)


Oil & Gas 40.3
Base & Industrial Metals 17.9
Gold & Precious Metals 13.5
Agriculture 12.4
Renewables & Alternatives 10.4
Industrials & Utilities 3.7
Other 0.0
Cash 1.8

Top 10 Holdings (%)


Glencore plc 3.9
Valero Energy Corporation 3.7
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. 3.5
Hess Corporation 3.1
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. 2.9
Bunge Limited 2.8
Corteva Inc 2.7
Vale S.A. 2.6
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. 2.5
ConocoPhillips 2.4

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Market Capitalization Breakdown


Large (>= $10 billion) 71.7
Mid (< $10 billion >= $2 billion) 24.3
Small (< $2 billion) 4.0
Average Weighted Market Cap $19.8B

Market capitalization (cap) is the value of a corporation as determined by the market price of its issued and outstanding common stock.