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ESPO
VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Video Gaming and eSports Index (MVESPOTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in video game development, esports, and related hardware and software.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    ESPO
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • Commencement

    10/16/2018
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    Bank of New York Mellon
  • Index Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 01/17/19

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.12%
  • Total Net Assets

    $7.2M
  • Number of Holdings

    25
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.60%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    --

Key Points

  • Competitive video gaming audience expected to reach 380 million people globally in 20187
  • Esports revenue growth has increased 40% yearly since 2015, supported by a young, affluent audience8
  • Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from video gaming and/or esports to be initially eligible for the Index

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    ESPO
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • NAV

    ESPONV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    ESPOIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    250,000
  • Estimated Cash

    ESPOEU
  • Total Cash

    ESPOTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F114
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.10%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.60%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.05%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
2 Expenses for ESPO are capped contractually at 0.55% until February 1, 2020. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 01/17/19

NAV/
Last Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change
NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
Prem/Discount
Distribution Charts
NAV &
Prem/Discount
History
NAV
Chart
ESPO $28.92
$29.00
5,028
1,771
$0.33 / +1.14%
$0.25 / +0.87%
+7.51%
+8.09%
$0.08
0.27%

View All Indices View All ETFs Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/16/18
ESPO (NAV) -4.44 -- -- -- -- -- -- -12.86
ESPO (Share Price) -4.86 -- -- -- -- -- -- -13.08
MVESPOTR (Index)** -4.19 -18.31 -- -- -- -- -- -12.09
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -0.77
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/16/18
ESPO (NAV) -4.44 -- -- -- -- -- -- -12.86
ESPO (Share Price) -4.86 -- -- -- -- -- -- -13.08
MVESPOTR (Index)** -4.19 -18.31 -- -- -- -- -- -12.09
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -0.77

Daily Holdings Top 10 Holdings (%)as of 12/31/18

Total Holdings: 25
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Tencent Holdings Ltd
700 HK
10,900
436,940 8.12
Nvidia Corp
NVDA US
2,959
395,027 7.34
Activision Blizzard Inc
ATVI US
7,956
370,511 6.89
Nintendo Co Ltd
7974 JP
1,200
318,328 5.92
Netease Inc
NTES US
1,337
314,690 5.85
Electronic Arts Inc
EA US
3,650
288,022 5.35
Nexon Co Ltd
3659 JP
20,200
260,511 4.84
Bandai Namco Holdings Inc
7832 JP
5,800
260,155 4.84
Konami Holdings Corp
9766 JP
5,700
250,218 4.65
Advanced Micro Devices Inc
AMD US
13,444
248,176 4.61
Top 10 Total (%) 58.41
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Country Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • UNITED STATES

    32.22
  • JAPAN

    24.00
  • CHINA

    15.39
  • SOUTH KOREA

    13.98
  • FRANCE

    4.51
  • POLAND

    3.06
  • TAIWAN

    2.91
  • THAILAND

    2.26
  • SINGAPORE

    1.48
  • Other/Cash

    0.19

Sector Weightings (%) as of 12/31/18

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Communication Services

    78.7
  • Information Technology

    16.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    4.8
  • Other/Cash

    0.2