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REMX VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF

  • Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors Rare Earth/Strategic Metals ETF (REMX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in producing, refining, and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals.

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    • Fund Ticker

      REMX
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      10/27/2010
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 08/26/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      0.64%
    • Total Net Assets

      $41.0M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Available
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.82%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.57%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/16/2016
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: MVIS Global Rare Earth/Strategic Metals Index (MVREMXTR) 

    The Index comprises:

    A focused group of companies primarily engaged in a variety of activities that are related to the producing, refining and recycling of rare earth and strategic metals and minerals

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index:

    • Global companies, including A-shares issued by Shanghai-listed companies trading via Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, that generate at least 50% of their revenues from (or, in certain circumstances, at least 50% of their assets related to) rare earth/strategic metals or have mining projects with the potential to generate at least 50% of their revenues from rare earth/strategic metals when developed
    • Market cap exceeding $150 millionDaily trading volume of at least $1 million and traded at least 250,000 shares each month over the last six months

    Index provider:

    MV Index Solutions 

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MVREMXTR
    • Inception Date

      10/13/2010
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 07/31/16

    Total Constituents: 20
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    China Northern Rare Earth -A
    600111 C1
    7.69
    Xiamen Tungsten Co Ltd-A
    600549 C1
    7.57
    North Mining Shares Co Ltd
    433 HK
    7.09
    China Molybdenum Co Ltd-A
    603993 C1
    6.45
    Iluka Resources Ltd
    ILU AU
    6.29
    Jinduicheng Molybdenum Co -A
    601958 C1
    6.04
    Tronox Ltd-Cl A
    TROX US
    5.36
    Lynas Corp Ltd
    LYC AU
    5.04
    Ferbasa-Ferro Ligas Bahia-Pr
    FESA4 BZ
    4.95
    Orocobre Ltd
    ORE AU
    4.80
    Top 10 Total (%)61.28
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 07/31/16

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • CHINA

      31.4
    • AUSTRALIA

      24.4
    • HONG KONG

      11.5
    • JAPAN

      8.6
    • UNITED STATES

      5.4
    • BRAZIL

      5.0
    • SOUTH AFRICA

      4.6
    • FRANCE

      4.0
    • CANADA

      3.3
    • MEXICO

      1.9
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 07/31/16

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Materials

      96.7
    • Information Technology

      3.3