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PFXF VanEck Vectors Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF

  • Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors Preferred Securities ex Financials ETF (PFXF®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Wells Fargo® Hybrid and Preferred Securities ex Financials Index. The Index is intended to track the overall performance of U.S.-listed preferred securities excluding those with a financial sector classification, including securities that, in Wells Fargo Securities LLC's judgment, are functionally equivalent to preferred securities such as convertible securities, depository preferred securities and perpetual subordinated debt.

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    • Fund Ticker

      PFXF
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      07/16/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      WHPSL
    • Index Rebalancing

      Monthly
  •  
    as of 09/26/16

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      5.78%
    • Total Net Assets

      $467.3M
    • Number of Holdings

      109
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.49%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.41%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Monthly
    • Next Distribution Date

      09/30/2016
  • Portfolio Composition (%)
    as of 09/26/16

    • % of Net Assets
    • Stocks

      98.98
    • Bonds

      0.00
    • Other

      0.00
    • Cash

      1.02
  • Download All Fund Holdings »Daily Holdings (%)as of 09/26/16

    Total Holdings: 109
    Holding Name
    Maturity
    Composite
    Rating
    Country
    Currency
    % of Net
    Assets
    Frontier Communications Corp
    06/29/2018
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.90
    Kinder Morgan Inc/De
    10/26/2018
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.80
    T-Mobile Us Inc
    12/15/2017
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.71
    American Tower Corp
    02/15/2018
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.61
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    08/15/2019
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    2.50
    Vereit Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    2.02
    Exelon Corp
    06/01/2017
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.92
    Southwestern Energy Co
    01/15/2018
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.92
    Southern Co/The
    10/15/2075
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.92
    Anthem Inc
    05/01/2018
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.89
    Tyson Foods Inc
    07/15/2017
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.84
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    07/01/2017
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.79
    Qwest Corp
    09/01/2056
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.76
    Welltower Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    1.72
    General Electric Co
    10/15/2052
    AA-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.49
    Nextera Energy Inc
    09/01/2018
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.47
    Dominion Resources Inc/Va
    07/30/2076
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.43
    Ebay Inc
    02/01/2056
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.41
    Alcoa Inc
    10/01/2017
    BB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.39
    Qwest Corp
    06/01/2053
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.38
    Stanley Black & Decker Inc
    07/25/2052
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.36
    General Electric Co
    05/16/2053
    AA-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.33
    Hess Corp
    02/01/2019
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.20
    General Electric Co
    01/29/2053
    AA-
    U.S.
    USD
    1.16
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    1.06
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    06/01/2076
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    1.01
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.99
    Verizon Communications Inc
    02/15/2054
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.97
    Qwest Corp
    04/01/2052
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.96
    Qwest Corp
    10/01/2054
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.95
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.93
    Duke Energy Corp
    01/15/2073
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.92
    Aes Trust Iii
    10/15/2029
    B
    U.S.
    USD
    0.92
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    11/15/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.89
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.89
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.88
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.88
    Sce Trust I
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.85
    Ppl Capital Funding Inc
    04/30/2073
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.83
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.82
    Annaly Capital Management Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.82
    Reinsurance Group Of America Inc
    09/15/2042
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.82
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.81
    Reinsurance Group Of America Inc
    06/15/2056
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.81
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    01/15/2073
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.80
    Pitney Bowes Inc
    03/07/2043
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.80
    Cbl & Associates Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.79
    Qwest Corp
    07/01/2052
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.75
    Realty Income Corp
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.75
    Qwest Corp
    09/15/2055
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.74
    Nustar Logistics Lp
    01/15/2043
    B+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.74
    Axis Capital Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.73
    Kimco Realty Corp
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.72
    Sce Trust Ii
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.72
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    03/01/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.71
    Entergy Arkansas Inc
    09/01/2066
    A
    U.S.
    USD
    0.71
    Chs Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.71
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.70
    Sce Trust Iv
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.66
    Senior Housing Properties Trust
    08/01/2042
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.64
    United States Cellular Corp
    05/15/2060
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.63
    Ps Business Parks Inc
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.62
    Sce Trust V
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.62
    Nextera Energy Capital Holdings Inc
    06/15/2072
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.62
    Northstar Realty Finance Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.62
    Partnerre Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.61
    Seaspan Corp
    04/30/2019
    NR
    Marshall Islands
    USD
    0.61
    Sce Trust Iii
    Perpetual
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.59
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.58
    United States Cellular Corp
    12/01/2064
    BB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.56
    Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BB+
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.56
    Felcor Lodging Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    CCC-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.56
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.56
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    A-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.55
    Government Properties Income Trust
    05/01/2046
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.55
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.55
    Fpl Group Capital Trust I
    03/15/2044
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Telephone & Data Systems Inc
    03/15/2060
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Dte Energy Co
    06/01/2076
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Comcast Corp
    12/15/2061
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.54
    Annaly Capital Management Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.53
    Hospitality Properties Trust
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.53
    Welltower Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.52
    Qwest Corp
    09/15/2051
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.52
    National Retail Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.52
    Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corp
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.52
    National Retail Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.51
    Public Storage
    Perpetual
    BBB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.51
    Annaly Capital Management Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.51
    United States Cellular Corp
    12/01/2063
    BB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.51
    Colony Capital Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.50
    Renaissancere Holdings Ltd
    Perpetual
    BBB
    Bermuda
    USD
    0.50
    Dte Energy Co
    12/01/2061
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.50
    Tennessee Valley Authority
    06/01/2028
    AA+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.50
    Ventas Realty Lp / Ventas Capital Corp
    03/15/2043
    BBB
    U.S.
    USD
    0.49
    Vornado Realty Trust
    Perpetual
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.48
    American Homes 4 Rent
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.48
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.47
    Entergy Louisiana Llc
    09/01/2066
    A
    U.S.
    USD
    0.47
    General Growth Properties Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.47
    Senior Housing Properties Trust
    02/01/2046
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.46
    Colony Capital Inc
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.46
    Digital Realty Trust Inc
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.45
    Bge Capital Trust Ii
    10/15/2043
    BBB-
    U.S.
    USD
    0.45
    Northstar Realty Finance Corp
    Perpetual
    NR
    U.S.
    USD
    0.45
    Regency Centers Corp
    Perpetual
    BB+
    U.S.
    USD
    0.44
    Other/Cash
    --
    --
    --
    USD
    1.02

    †See Country of Risk disclosure. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary. Composite Rating: An evenly weighted blend of a security's Moody's, S&P, Fitch and DBRS ratings. Not Rated indicates that a security is rated by fewer than two of the four rating agencies. This composite is not intended to be a credit opinion. These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.