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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

    NASDAQ
  • Commencement

    10/16/2018
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVESPOTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 02/26/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.05%
  • Total Net Assets

    $93.3M
  • Number of Holdings

    25
  • Options

    Expected
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.99%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/18/2020

Key Points

  • Competitive video gaming audience expected to reach 454 million people globally in 20197

  • Esports revenue growth has increased almost 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

    2,350,000
  • Estimated Cash

    ESPOEU
  • Total Cash

    ESPOTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F114
  • ISIN

    US92189F1140
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.49%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.99%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.44%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.55%
2Expenses for ESPO are capped contractually at 0.55% until February 1, 2021. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 02/26/20

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 $39.71
$39.94
57,498
60,264
$0.17 / +0.44%
$0.36 / +0.92%
+4.49%
+4.82%
$0.23
0.58%

Premium/Discount History as of 02/21/20

Calendar Year 2018 1Q 2019 2Q 2019 3Q 2019 4Q 2019 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 43 58 57 59 62
ESPO Days closed at NAV 1 0 1 3 1
Days closed at a discount 8 3 5 2 1

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) 1.32 12.64 1.32 29.85 -- -- -- 18.85
ESPO (Share Price) 0.66 11.89 0.66 29.01 -- -- -- 18.50
MVESPOTR (Index)** 1.75 13.40 1.75 31.30 -- -- -- 20.68
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.43 -0.76 -0.43 -1.45 -- -- -- -1.83
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/16/18
ESPO (NAV) 6.49 12.88 41.59 41.59 -- -- -- 19.00
ESPO (Share Price) 6.01 13.03 42.36 42.36 -- -- -- 19.27
MVESPOTR (Index)** 6.69 13.23 42.56 42.56 -- -- -- 20.54
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.20 -0.35 -0.97 -0.97 -- -- -- -1.54

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 01/31/20 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 25
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD
700 HK
133,300
6,358,492 8.26
NVIDIA CORP
NVDA US
26,792
6,334,433 8.23
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC
AMD US
129,103
6,067,841 7.88
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC
ATVI US
77,333
4,522,434 5.87
NINTENDO CO LTD
7974 JP
11,400
4,192,393 5.44
ELECTRONIC ARTS INC
EA US
38,797
4,186,972 5.44
SEA LTD
SE US
89,089
4,030,386 5.23
NCSOFT CORP
036570 KS
7,185
3,806,235 4.94
NETEASE INC
NTES US
11,720
3,759,307 4.88
CD PROJEKT SA
CDR PW
49,408
3,581,401 4.65
Top 10 Total (%) 60.82
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Country Weightings (%) as of 01/31/20

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    35.92
  • Japan

    23.08
  • China

    17.38
  • South Korea

    7.74
  • Taiwan

    7.54
  • Poland

    4.65
  • France

    3.75
  • Other/Cash

    -0.05

Sector Weightings (%) as of 01/31/20

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Communication Services

    75.8
  • Information Technology

    20.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    4.0
  • Other/Cash

    0.0