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BBH
VanEck Biotech ETF

Fund Description

VanEck Biotech ETF (BBH) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® US Listed Biotech 25 Index (MVBBHTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of companies involved in the development and production, marketing and sales of drugs based on genetic analysis and diagnostic equipment.

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    BBH
  • Exchange

    NASDAQ
  • Inception Date

    12/20/2011
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Index Ticker

    MVBBHTR
  • Index Rebalancing

    Quarterly

  as of 12/08/22

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    0.48%
  • Total Net Assets

    $515.3M
  • Number of Holdings

    25
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.35%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/16/2022

Fund Highlights

  • Highly Liquid Companies 
    Index seeks to track the most liquid companies in the industry based on market cap and trading volume

  • Industry Leaders 
    Index methodology favors the largest companies in the industry

  • Global Scope 
    Portfolio may include both domestic and U.S. listed foreign companies allowing for enhanced industry representation

Trading Information

  • Fund Ticker

    BBH
  • Index Total Return Ticker

    MVBBHTR
  • NAV

    BBHNV
  • Intraday NAV (IIV)4

    BBHIV
  • Shares Outstanding

    3,071,503
  • Estimated Cash

    BBHEU
  • Total Cash

    BBHTC
  • CUSIP

    92189F726
  • ISIN

    US92189F7261
Source: Bloomberg

Fees and Expenses2

  • Management Fee

    0.35%
  • Other Expenses

    --
  • Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses

    --
  • Gross Expense Ratio

    0.35%
  • Fee Waivers and
    Expense Reimbursement

    --
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.35%

2Van Eck Associates Corporation (the “Adviser”) will pay all expenses of the Fund, except for the fee payment under the investment management agreement, acquired fund fees and expenses, interest expense, offering costs, trading expenses, taxes and extraordinary expenses. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Adviser has agreed to pay the offering costs until at least February 1, 2023.

Investment Professionals

  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Equity ETFs
  • Oversees the Equity ETF Investment Management Team including development and management of index replication and optimization strategies
  • Joined VanEck in 2005
  • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society New York
  • BA, Mathematics and Economics, New York University
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2018
  • Prior to joining VanEck, ETF Basket Operations Analyst at JPMorgan
  • BS, Finance, Providence College
  • Analyst for Equity ETFs
  • Joined VanEck in 2019
  • Prior to VanEck, Intermediate Representative, Exchange Traded Funds at BNY Mellon.
  • BS, Accounting, Hunter College

Prices as of 12/08/22

NAV/
Market
Price
Volume
30-Day Avg./
Last Trading Day
Daily Change
NAV/
Last Price
YTD Change NAV/
Last Price
Premium/
Discount
30-Day
Median
Bid Ask
Spread
NAV
Chart
BBH $167.76
$167.98
12,200
8,072
$2.04 / +1.23%
$2.41 / +1.46%
-11.36%
-11.28%
$0.22
0.13%
0.10%

Premium/Discount History as of 12/08/22

Calendar Year 2021 4Q 2021 1Q 2022 2Q 2022 3Q 2022 Premium/Discount Charts NAV & Prem/Discount History
BBH Days closed at a premium 135 38 32 27 24
Days closed at NAV 1 0 0 0 1
Days closed at a discount 116 26 30 35 39

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
12/20/11
BBH (NAV) 6.93 15.11 -11.28 -13.97 6.32 6.36 12.26 15.62
BBH (Share Price) 6.95 15.19 -11.19 -13.93 6.29 6.39 12.26 15.64
MVBBHTR (Index) 6.93 15.16 -11.19 -13.88 6.45 6.53 12.43 15.81
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) 0.00 -0.05 -0.09 -0.09 -0.13 -0.17 -0.17 -0.19
  1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
12/20/11
BBH (NAV) -3.62 -3.67 -25.71 -30.24 6.33 1.34 10.34 13.99
BBH (Share Price) -3.56 -3.44 -25.65 -30.21 6.39 1.37 10.35 14.01
MVBBHTR (Index) -3.61 -3.64 -25.67 -30.18 6.46 1.50 10.52 14.17
Performance Differential (NAV - Index) -0.01 -0.03 -0.04 -0.06 -0.13 -0.16 -0.18 -0.18

Top 10 Holdings (%) as of 11/30/22

Daily Holdings
Total Holdings: 25
Holding Name
Ticker
Shares
Market Value
(US$)
% of Net
Assets
Amgen Inc
AMGN US
278,182
79,671,325 15.45
Gilead Sciences Inc
GILD US
626,063
54,987,113 10.66
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc
VRTX US
136,877
43,307,883 8.40
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc
REGN US
49,141
36,939,290 7.16
Moderna Inc
MRNA US
200,760
35,315,692 6.85
Biogen Inc
BIIB US
101,651
31,020,836 6.01
Iqvia Holdings Inc
IQV US
105,350
22,968,407 4.45
Illumina Inc
ILMN US
99,142
21,620,887 4.19
Argenx Se
ARGX US
51,860
20,638,724 4.00
Biontech Se
BNTX US
120,466
20,120,231 3.90
Top 10 Total (%) 71.07
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Country Weightings (%)
as of 11/30/22

Country % of Net Assets
United States 89.77
Germany 3.90
Ireland 3.34
China 2.14
Switzerland 0.86
Other/Cash -0.01

Sector Weightings (%)
as of 11/30/22

Sector % of Net Assets
Health Care 100.01
Other/Cash -0.01

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