Skip directly to Accessibility Notice

Daily Price as of 10/14/19

$29.21 $-0.02 / -0.1%

Class I Details: MWMIX

11/06/17 3.42%/0.59%

Daily Holdings (%) Download All Holdings as of 10/14/19

Total Holdings: 52
Holding Name Ticker Shares Market Value (US$) % of Net Assets
NIKE Inc NKE US 2,205 209,210 2.73
Amgen Inc AMGN US 996 202,078 2.63
Microchip Technology Inc MCHP US 2,078 198,823 2.59
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc ZBH US 1,469 198,668 2.59
Kellogg Co K US 3,173 197,963 2.58
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMY US 3,831 197,526 2.57
Dominion Energy Inc D US 2,404 195,301 2.55
Guidewire Software Inc GWRE US 1,791 195,344 2.55
Medtronic PLC MDT US 1,820 195,777 2.55
Emerson Electric Co EMR US 2,898 194,775 2.54
Wells Fargo & Co WFC US 3,950 194,617 2.54
Intel Corp INTC US 3,764 194,373 2.53
United Technologies Corp UTX US 1,426 193,822 2.53
Philip Morris International Inc PM US 2,459 191,876 2.50
State Street Corp STT US 3,262 190,794 2.49
Compass Minerals International Inc CMP US 3,289 186,223 2.43
General Dynamics Corp GD US 1,037 185,747 2.42
BlackRock Inc BLK US 421 182,802 2.38
Facebook Inc FB US 996 182,547 2.38
POLARIS INC PII US 2,074 182,471 2.38
Caterpillar Inc CAT US 1,410 181,016 2.36
Cheniere Energy Inc LNG US 2,878 180,997 2.36 Inc CRM US 1,206 180,140 2.35
Biogen Inc BIIB US 796 179,705 2.34 Inc AMZN US 102 177,116 2.31
Gilead Sciences Inc GILD US 2,747 177,209 2.31
UnitedHealth Group Inc UNH US 781 172,281 2.25
Charles Schwab Corp/The SCHW US 4,517 170,381 2.22
Core Laboratories NV CLB US 3,705 163,391 2.13
KLA Corp KLAC US 807 128,313 1.67
Applied Materials Inc AMAT US 2,111 109,635 1.43
Western Union Co/The WU US 4,535 107,752 1.40
Campbell Soup Co CPB US 2,251 105,414 1.37
Veeva Systems Inc VEEV US 678 103,890 1.35
Blackbaud Inc BLKB US 1,107 103,028 1.34
ServiceNow Inc NOW US 382 102,926 1.34
Raytheon Co RTN US 508 101,285 1.32
Alphabet Inc GOOGL US 82 99,857 1.30
Microsoft Corp MSFT US 712 99,360 1.30
Merck & Co Inc MRK US 1,170 99,087 1.29
Domino's Pizza Inc DPZ US 389 98,106 1.28
Comcast Corp CMCSA US 2,141 96,837 1.26
Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK/B US 460 95,639 1.25
Cerner Corp CERN US 1,419 96,123 1.25
McDonald's Corp MCD US 461 96,063 1.25
Pfizer Inc PFE US 2,592 94,090 1.23
General Mills Inc GIS US 1,739 93,923 1.22
Altria Group Inc MO US 2,169 92,660 1.21
T Rowe Price Group Inc TROW US 844 93,110 1.21
John Wiley & Sons Inc JW/A US 2,092 92,194 1.20
Harley-Davidson Inc HOG US 2,520 88,729 1.16
Other/Cash Cash -- 20,499 0.27
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Important Disclosure

^Equity analysts referred to are part of Morningstar’s Equity Research group which consists of various wholly-owned subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc., including but not limited to, Morningstar Research Services LLC.

1Van Eck Associates Corporation (the “Adviser”) has agreed to waive fees and/or pay Fund expenses to the extent necessary to prevent the operating expenses of the Fund (excluding acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, dividends and interest payments on securities sold short, taxes and extraordinary expenses) from exceeding 0.59% for Class I, and 0.49% for Class Z of the Fund’s average daily net assets per year until May 1, 2020. During such time, the expense limitation is expected to continue until the Board of Trustees acts to discontinue all or a portion of such expense limitation. Other expenses and acquired fund fees and expenses are based on estimated amounts for the current fiscal year.

Effective June 20, 2016, Morningstar implemented several changes to the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index construction rules. Among other changes, the index increased its constituent count from 20 stocks to at least 40 stocks and modified its rebalance and reconstitution methodology. These changes may result in more diversified exposure, lower turnover, and longer holding periods for index constituents than under the rules in effect prior to this date. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

2The Morningstar®Wide Moat Focus IndexSMwas created and is maintained by Morningstar, Inc. Morningstar, Inc. does not sponsor, endorse, issue, sell, or promote the VanEck Morningstar Wide Moat Fund and bears no liability with respect to the Fund or any security. Morningstar®is a registered trademark of Morningstar, Inc. Morningstar®Wide Moat Focus IndexSMis a service mark of Morningstar, Inc.

The Morningstar®Wide Moat Focus IndexSMconsists of companies identified as having sustainable, competitive advantages and whose stocks are attractively priced, according to Morningstar.

3The S&P 500®Index consists of 500 widely held common stocks covering the leading industries of the U.S. economy.

The S&P 500 Index (“Index”) is a product of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and/or its affiliates and has been licensed for use by Van Eck Associates Corporation. Copyright © 2018 S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, a division of S&P Global, Inc., and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Redistribution or reproduction in whole or in part are prohibited without written permission of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC. For more information on any of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC’s indices please visit S&P is a registered trademark of S&P Global and Dow Jones®is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. Neither S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC, their affiliates nor their third party licensors make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the ability of any index to accurately represent the asset class or market sector that it purports to represent and neither S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC, their affiliates nor their third party licensors shall have any liability for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of any index or the data included therein.

You can lose money by investing in the Fund. Any investment in the Fund should be part of an overall investment program rather than a complete program. An investment in the Fund may be subject to risks which include, among others, investing in concentration, equity securities, index tracking and data, consumer staples, financial services, the health care, information technology, underlying fund, market, medium-capitalization companies, non-diversification, operational and replication management risks, which may make these investments volatile in price or difficult to trade. Medium-capitalization companies may be subject to elevated risks. The Fund's assets may be concentrated in a particular sector and may be subject to more risk than investments in a diverse group of sectors.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Please call 800.826.2333 or visit for a free prospectus and summary prospectus. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the investment company carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information. Please read the prospectus and summary prospectus carefully before investing.