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SLX
VanEck Vectors Steel ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Vectors® Steel ETF (SLX®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the NYSE Arca Steel Index (STEEL), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the steel sector.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    SLX
  • Exchange

    NYSE Arca
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    STEEL
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

 
as of 10/23/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    2.07%
  • Total Net Assets

    $46.5M
  • Number of Holdings

    24
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.71%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.56%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual

Key Points

  • One-Trade Access to the Steel Industry
    An industry supporting global industrialization

  • Pure Play with Global Scope
    Includes companies involved in a variety of activities related to steel production

  • Convenient Customization 
    Customize overall commodity exposure with targeted allocation to steel companies

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    SLX
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    STEEL
  • NAV

    KLXNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    KLX
  • Shares Outstanding

    1,375,000
  • Estimated Cash

    KLXEU
  • Total Cash

    KLXTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F205
  • ISIN

    US92189F2056
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.50%
  • Other Expenses

    0.21%
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.71%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    -0.15%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.56%
2Expenses for SLX are capped contractually at 0.55% 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
SLX $33.85
$33.83
26,196
37,273
$0.41 / +1.24%
$0.37 / +1.11%
-10.14%
-10.10%
$-0.02
-0.05%
0.15%

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 63 20 11 27 23
SLX Days closed at NAV 31 8 8 13 13
Days closed at a discount 158 36 43 23 28

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/10/06
SLX (NAV) 0.45 12.01 -18.04 -6.44 -6.43 11.17 -4.18 0.60
SLX (Share Price) 0.52 12.08 -17.90 -6.32 -6.42 11.23 -4.18 0.61
STEEL (Index) 0.51 12.26 -17.96 -6.03 -6.05 11.38 -3.97 0.89
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.25 -0.08 -0.41 -0.38 -0.21 -0.21 -0.29
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
10/10/06
SLX (NAV) 0.45 12.01 -18.04 -6.44 -6.43 11.17 -4.18 0.60
SLX (Share Price) 0.52 12.08 -17.90 -6.32 -6.42 11.23 -4.18 0.61
STEEL (Index) 0.51 12.26 -17.96 -6.03 -6.05 11.38 -3.97 0.89
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.06 -0.25 -0.08 -0.41 -0.38 -0.21 -0.21 -0.29

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

Total Holdings: 24
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Holding Name
Ticker
Shares Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
RIO TINTO PLC
RIO US
72,692
4,389,870 10.53
VALE SA
VALE US
396,010
4,189,786 10.05
TERNIUM SA
TX US
184,428
3,472,779 8.33
VEDANTA LTD
VEDL US
349,301
2,581,334 6.19
ARCELORMITTAL SA
MT US
161,376
2,138,232 5.13
WORTHINGTON INDUSTRIES INC
WOR US
50,368
2,054,007 4.93
POSCO
PKX US
48,756
2,040,926 4.90
GIBRALTAR INDUSTRIES INC
ROCK US
31,234
2,034,583 4.88
NUCOR CORP
NUE US
45,279
2,031,216 4.87
TENARIS SA
TS US
197,093
1,941,366 4.66
Top 10 Total (%) 64.47
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

    41.62
  • Brazil

    18.74
  • Netherlands

    12.99
  • Australia

    10.53
  • India

    6.19
  • Luxembourg

    5.13
  • South Korea

    4.90
  • Other/Cash

    -0.10

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

  • Sector

    % of Net Assets
  • Materials

    90.6
  • Industrials

    4.9
  • Energy

    4.7
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1