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GBFAX
Emerging Markets Fund - Class A

Daily Price as of 08/10/22

NAV DAILY CHANGE
$12.93 $0.15 / +1.17%

Class A Details: GBFAX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
12/20/93 1.45%/1.45%
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Fund Summary and Key Points

The VanEck Emerging Markets Fund (the "Fund") seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity securities in emerging markets around the world.

  • A global emerging markets equity portfolio focused on companies with growth potential at a reasonable price (“GARP”)
  • A bottom-up investment process driven by fundamental research into the sustainability of a company’s growth drivers
  • Growth is oriented toward strong secular stories, many of which reflect domestic demand themes and are often found in smaller-capitalization stocks

Fund Details
as of 06/30/22

  • Net Assets (All Classes)
    $1230.4M
  • Number of Holdings
    83
  • Avg. Wtd. Market Cap
    $11.8B
  • Turnover Rate (2021)
    43.7%
  • P/E (LTM) / P/E (Forward)*
    11.7 / 12.2
  • P/B (LTM)*
    2.2
  • Benchmark Index
    MSCI EM IMI
*Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio is the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share. Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio is the ratio of a stock's price to its book value.

Investment Style Box

image Investment style box diagram illustrating the investment strategy of the Emerging Markets Fund

This investment style box is based on the Fund's overall targeted capitalization range and relative valuation as determined by VanEck.

Performance History: Average Annual Total Returns* (%)

1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(12/20/93)
VanEck Emerging Markets Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value
-6.49 -12.56 -28.85 -40.04 -8.11 -2.90 2.18 --
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge
-11.86 -17.59 -32.94 -43.49 -9.91 -4.04 1.58 --
MSCI EM IMI2
-7.15 -12.10 -17.94 -24.75 1.15 2.33 3.20 --
MSCI EM Index2
-6.65 -11.45 -17.63 -25.28 0.57 2.18 3.06 --
1 MO 3 MO YTD 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR LIFE
(12/20/93)
VanEck Emerging Markets Fund: Class A
At Net Asset Value -5.33 -18.63 -18.63 -28.88 -2.17 1.98 2.44 --
At Maximum 5.75% Sales Charge -10.77 -23.30 -23.30 -32.97 -4.08 0.78 1.84 --
MSCI EM IMI2 -1.65 -6.65 -6.65 -9.49 5.74 6.19 3.59 --
MSCI EM Index2 -2.26 -6.97 -6.97 -11.37 4.94 5.98 3.36 --

Top 10 Holdings (%)

HOLDINGS
SECTOR
% OF NET ASSETS
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Information Technology
5.9
Reliance Industries Limited
Energy
5.8
Prosus N.V. Class N
Consumer Discretionary
4.4
HDFC Bank Limited
Financials
4.2
International Container Terminal Services, Inc.
Industrials
2.9
China Education Group Holdings Limited
Consumer Discretionary
2.7
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Pfd Non-Voting
Information Technology
2.6
Vamos Locacao de Caminhoes, Maquinas e Equipamentos SA
Industrials
2.6
Pharmaron Beijing Co., Ltd. Class H
Health Care
2.3
Shanghai Baosight Software Co., Ltd. Class A
Information Technology
2.3
Top 10 Total 35.7

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These are not recommendations to buy or sell any security. Holdings may vary.

Sector Weightings (%)
as of 06/30/22

SECTOR % OF NET ASSETS
Financials 19.2
Consumer Discretionary 18.1
Information Technology 16.4
Industrials 14.0
Health Care 9.2
Energy 6.5
Communication Services 5.3
Materials 4.6
Real Estate 3.9
Consumer Staples 1.7
Utilities 0.3
Cash 0.7

Country Weightings (%) as of 06/30/22

COUNTRY % OF NET ASSETS
China
32.5
India
14.3
Taiwan Region
10.0
Brazil
8.9
South Korea
7.1
Philippines
3.5
Turkey
2.8
Russia
2.2
Indonesia
2.2
Georgia
2.1
Mexico
2.1
Argentina
2.1
Egypt
2.1
Tanzania
1.6
Kazakhstan
1.5
Germany
1.2
South Africa
1.1
Hungary
0.7
Poland
0.7
Kuwait
0.5
Cash
0.7