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FRAK
VanEck Vectors Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Unconventional Oil & Gas ETF (FRAK®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® Global Unconventional Oil & Gas Index (MVFRAKTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the exploration, development, extraction, and/or production of unconventional oil and natural gas. Unconventional oil and gas includes coal bed methane, coal seam gas, shale oil, shale gas, tight natural gas, tight oil, tight sands, in situ oil sands, and enhanced oil recovery.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    FRAK
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MVFRAKTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 10/23/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    3.16%
  • Total Net Assets

    $8.6M
  • Number of Holdings

    33
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.96%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.54%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Key Points

  • One-Trade Access to the Unconventional Oil and Gas Industry
    An industry that has experienced rapid growth and transformative technology advancements

  • Pure Play with Global Scope
    Companies must derive at least 50% of total revenues from the unconventional oil and gas industry to be added to the Index

  • Convenient Customization 
    Customize overall commodity exposure with targeted allocation to unconventional oil and gas companies

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    FRAK
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVFRAKTR
  • NAV

    FRAKNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    FRAKIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    145,000
  • Estimated Cash

    FRAKEU
  • Total Cash

    FRAKTC
  • CUSIP

    92189H706
  • ISIN

    US92189H7061
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.46%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.96%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.42%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.54%
2Expenses for FRAK are capped contractually at 0.54% until May 1, 2021. Cap excludes acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses.

Prices as of 10/23/20

NAV/
Market 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
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
FRAK $59.07
$58.93
1,048
1,338
$0.17 / +0.29%
$0.27 / +0.45%
-47.26%
-47.24%
$-0.14
-0.23%
0.67%

Premium/Discount History as of 10/23/20

Calendar Year 2019 4Q 2019 1Q 2020 2Q 2020 3Q 2020 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
Days closed at a premium 76 24 21 33 23
FRAK Days closed at NAV 1 1 0 1 3
Days closed at a discount 175 39 41 29 38

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
02/14/12
FRAK (NAV) -16.85 -15.78 -50.53 -45.76 -27.16 -17.14 -- -15.16
FRAK (Share Price) -17.15 -16.07 -50.48 -45.91 -27.24 -16.97 -- -15.17
MVFRAKTR (Index) -16.85 -15.99 -50.66 -45.90 -27.12 -17.01 -- -15.05
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 0.21 0.13 0.14 -0.04 -0.13 -- -0.11
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
02/14/12
FRAK (NAV) -16.85 -15.78 -50.53 -45.76 -27.16 -17.14 -- -15.16
FRAK (Share Price) -17.15 -16.07 -50.48 -45.91 -27.24 -16.97 -- -15.17
MVFRAKTR (Index) -16.85 -15.99 -50.66 -45.90 -27.12 -17.01 -- -15.05
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 0.21 0.13 0.14 -0.04 -0.13 -- -0.11

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 09/30/20 Daily Holdings

Total Holdings: 34
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
CONOCOPHILLIPS
COP US
20,577
675,749 8.41
EOG RESOURCES INC
EOG US
16,939
608,788 7.58
PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES CO
PXD US
6,423
552,314 6.87
HESS CORP
HES US
12,271
502,252 6.25
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP
OXY US
48,040
480,880 5.99
CABOT OIL & GAS CORP
COG US
26,237
455,474 5.67
CONCHO RESOURCES INC
CXO US
8,214
362,402 4.51
CENOVUS ENERGY INC
CVE US
82,665
321,567 4.00
TOURMALINE OIL CORP
TOU CN
26,382
321,344 4.00
PARSLEY ENERGY INC
PE US
32,856
307,532 3.83
Top 10 Total (%) 57.10
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.

Country Weightings (%) as of 09/30/20

  • Country

    % of Net Assets
  • United States

    85.12
  • Canada

    14.92
  • Other/Cash

    -0.04

Sector Weightings (%) as of 09/30/20

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

    86.1
  • Integrated Oil & Gas

    11.0
  • Gas Utilities

    3.0
  • Other/Cash

    0.0