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ISRA VanEck Vectors Israel ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Israel ETF (ISRA®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the total return performance of the BlueStar Israel Global Index® (BLSNTR), which is comprised of equity securities, which may include depositary receipts, of publicly traded companies that are generally considered by the Index Provider to be Israeli companies.

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    • Fund Ticker

      ISRA
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      06/25/2013
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      BLSNTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
  •  
    as of 09/27/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.67%
    • Total Net Assets

      $41.1M
    • Number of Holdings

      112
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.85%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.59%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Fundamentals
    as of 08/31/16

    • Weighted Average Market Cap

      $9.6B
    • Price/Earnings Ratio
      (Last 12 Months)*

      16.44
    • Price/Book Ratio
      (Last 12 Months)*

      1.70
    *A weighted harmonic average is used to calculate this metric. Price/Book Ratio is the price of a security divided by the book value per share of the security. Price/Earnings Ratio is the price of a security divided by the last twelve months earnings per share of the security.
  • Market Capitalization (%)
    as of 08/31/16

    • Capitalization

      % of Net
      Assets ($)
    • Large (>$5.0B)

      51.2%
    • Mid ($1.0 - $5.0B)

      26.3%
    • Small (<$1.0B)

      22.6%
    This breakdown represents what percentage of the ETF's assets represent large/mid/small-sized companies. The market capitalization of an individual, publicly traded company is calculated by multiplying the company's stock price by the total number of its shares outstanding.
  • 3-YR Risk Measures
    as of 08/31/16

    • Beta vs. S&P 500 Index

      --
    • Correlation vs. S&P 500 Index

      --
    • Volatility (Standard Deviation)

      --
    • Sharpe Ratio

      --

    Source: VanEck, FactSet.

    Beta is a measure of sensitivity to market movements. Correlation measures the extent of linear association between the ETF performance and the index performance. Volatility is the annualized standard deviation of the ETF's monthly returns. Sharpe ratio measures risk-adjusted return, and represents the ETF's return less the risk free rate divided by the standard deviation. See S&P 500 Index definition.6

  • Country Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Country

      % of Net Assets
    • ISRAEL

      69.72
    • UNITED STATES

      27.56
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      1.53
    • INDIA

      1.08
    • VIRGIN ISLANDS

      0.29
    • Other/Cash

      -0.18
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 09/27/16

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      100.06
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      -0.06
  • Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      % of Net Assets
    • Information Technology

      35.1
    • Health Care

      25.1
    • Financials

      12.6
    • Real Estate

      6.1
    • Industrials

      4.6
    • Energy

      4.4
    • Telecommunication Services

      3.9
    • Materials

      3.7
    • Consumer Discretionary

      2.2
    • Utilities

      1.2
    • Consumer Staples

      1.2
    • Other/Cash

      -0.2
  • Currency Exposure (%)
    as of 08/31/16

    • Israeli Shekel

      51.50
    • U.S. Dollar

      46.53
    • British Pound

      1.80
    • Singapore Dollar

      0.35
    • Other/Cash

      -0.18