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GEX VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (GEX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Ardour Global IndexSM Extra Liquid (AGIXLT), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the business of alternative energy. Alternative energy includes power derived principally from bio-fuels (such as ethanol), bio mass, wind, solar, hydro and geothermal sources, and also includes various technologies that support the production, use and storage of these sources.

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    • Fund Ticker

      GEX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      05/03/2007
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      AGIXLT
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 09/28/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.55%
    • Total Net Assets

      $85.2M
    • Number of Holdings

      31
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.62%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.62%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Ardour Global IndexSM Extra Liquid (AGIXLT) 

    The Index comprises: 

    A globally diversified group of companies engaged in the production of alternative fuels and/or related technologies

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Principally engaged in the alternative energy industry
    • Market cap exceeding $100 million
    • Three-month average daily trading price greater than $1.00 per share

    Index provider: 

    Ardour Global IndexesSM, LLC

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      AGIXLT
    • Inception Date

      02/21/2007
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 08/31/16

    Total Constituents: 30
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Vestas Wind Systems A/S
    VWS DC
    11.65
    Eaton Corp Plc
    ETN US
    10.57
    Tesla Motors Inc
    TSLA US
    9.10
    Gamesa Corp Tecnologica Sa
    GAM SM
    8.27
    Enersys
    ENS US
    4.89
    First Solar Inc
    FSLR US
    4.71
    Nibe Industrier Ab-B Shs
    NIBEB SS
    4.40
    China Longyuan Power Group-H
    916 HK
    4.23
    Kurita Water Industries Ltd
    6370 JP
    4.00
    Cree Inc
    CREE US
    3.89
    Top 10 Total (%)65.71
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • UNITED STATES

      49.0
    • DENMARK

      11.7
    • SPAIN

      8.3
    • CHINA

      8.3
    • HONG KONG

      4.5
    • SWEDEN

      4.4
    • JAPAN

      4.0
    • GERMANY

      3.1
    • PORTUGAL

      2.4
    • BRAZIL

      2.0
    • AUSTRIA

      1.0
    • CANADA

      0.9
    • TAIWAN

      0.5
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Industrials

      54.6
    • Information Technology

      22.5
    • Utilities

      10.4
    • Consumer Discretionary

      9.1
    • Energy

      3.4