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PPH VanEck Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in pharmaceuticals, including pharmaceutical research and development as well a production, marketing and sales of pharmaceuticals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PPH
    • Exchange

      NASDAQ
    • Commencement

      12/20/2011
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 09/26/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.83%
    • Total Net Assets

      $239.1M
    • Number of Holdings

      26
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.41%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.36%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Quarterly
    • Next Distribution Date

      09/30/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MVIS US Listed Pharmaceutical 25 Index (MVPPHTR) 

    The Index comprises:

    U.S. exchange-listed companies that derive most of their revenues from pharmaceuticals, including companies engaged primarily in research and development as well as production, marketing and sales of pharmaceuticals

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:

    • Market cap exceeding $150 million
    • Three-month average-daily-trading volume of at least $1 million
    • At least 250,000 shares traded per month

    Index provider:

    MV Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVPPHTR
    • Inception Date

      08/12/2011
    • Rebalance Frequency

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

    Total Constituents: 25
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Merck & Co. Inc.
    MRK US
    5.47
    Abbvie Inc
    ABBV US
    5.23
    Johnson & Johnson
    JNJ US
    5.19
    Glaxosmithkline Plc-Spon Adr
    GSK US
    5.13
    Astrazeneca Plc-Spons Adr
    AZN US
    5.07
    Abbott Laboratories
    ABT US
    4.98
    Pfizer Inc
    PFE US
    4.98
    Novartis Ag-Adr
    NVS US
    4.90
    Actavis Inc
    AGN US
    4.77
    Zoetis Inc
    ZTS US
    4.74
    Top 10 Total (%)50.46
    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

      64.8
    • UNITED KINGDOM

      10.2
    • SWITZERLAND

      4.9
    • FRANCE

      4.7
    • IRELAND

      4.6
    • ISRAEL

      4.2
    • DENMARK

      4.1
    • CANADA

      2.5
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 08/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Health Care

      100.0